SOURCE: PrimeGen Energy Corp.

November 16, 2009 16:00 ET

PrimeGen Energy -- Initial Production at Timan-Pechora Kochmesskoye No. 7 Well Averages 1,442 Barrels per Day

BRIDGEWATER, NJ--(Marketwire - November 16, 2009) - PrimeGen Energy Corp. (PINKSHEETS: PGNE) ("PrimeGen" or the "Company") today announces the initial production for the Kochmesskoye # 7 well at Timan-Pechora, Russia. The well commenced commercial oil production on October 26, 2009, and the Company has received production results for the first 20 days. Total oil produced and sold was 28,840 barrels with an average daily production rate of 1,442 barrels per day.

"The Kochmesskoye # 7 well is the seventh of a multi-well program drilled at Timan-Pechora by PrimeGen. The 2009-10 development program calls for the drilling of a minimum of 30 wells to develop the field. When fully developed, the 30 wells could yield a daily production rate at Timan-Pechora of 35,000 barrels per day. The fourth well of the project was drilled and completed on August 24, 2009, and resulted in setting a new production record for the field of 1,670 barrels of oil per day. In addition, well numbers 1 through 6 are producing at full capacity.

Using current pricing for Timan-Pechora crude oil, PrimeGen has confirmed that the new well alone has generated $2.0 million in revenue or a projected $36.8 million per year. Currently, oil at Timan-Pechora has been priced at over $70.00 per barrel.

About PrimeGen Energy Corporation

PrimeGen Energy Corp. is an oil and gas exploration Company whose primary focus is exploring and developing high potential unconventional resource plays. The Company's strategy and development assets are focused on a prolific and historic oil and natural gas resource play in Krasnoarmeiskome District, Saratovskoi Oblast in Russia. The Company is headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ and has offices in Moscow, Russia. PrimeGen Energy plans to use its comparative advantages in certain geographic regions to expand rapidly through strategic acquisitions of small oil and gas producing entities and production assets including wells, properties, operating equipment, and pipelines.

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