Torrential Energy Ltd.

Torrential Energy Ltd.

November 07, 2007 18:58 ET

Torrential Energy Ltd. Announces Appointment of Senior Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2007) - Torrential Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:TNL) ("Torrential") is pleased to announce the appointment of Tee S. Ong to the position of Vice-President Engineering and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Ong brings 21 years of oil and gas experience to Torrential, particularly in the areas of conventional and tight gas exploitation, waterflood projects, enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques and steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) projects. Mr. Ong's career has included positions at Shell Canada, HCO Energy Ltd., Ulster Petroleum Ltd, ARC Resources Ltd. and, most recently, Bonavista Energy Trust where he served as Chief Reservoir Advisor. Mr. Ong graduated from the University of Calgary in 1988 with a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

A director of Torrential and a principal shareholder of Torrential have agreed to sell an aggregate of 800,000 common shares of Torrential owned, controlled or directed by them to Mr. Ong. All of the shares to be purchased by Mr. Ong are currently held in escrow pursuant to either a TSX Venture Exchange Form 2F CPC Escrow Agreement or a TSX Venture Exchange Form 5D Value Security Escrow Agreement. The shares to be purchased by Mr. Ong will continue to be subject to the terms and conditions of such escrow agreements following the closing of the purchase and sale transactions.

Mr. Ong's appointment as a senior officer of Torrential and his purchase of an aggregate of 800,000 escrowed common shares of Torrential are subject to the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Torrential

Torrential is an emerging Calgary-based oil and natural gas exploration and development company. Torrential's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TNL.

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The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release, and Torrential does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by securities law.

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