Universal Power Corp.
TSX VENTURE : UNX
FRANKFURT : 3U2A

Universal Power Corp.

July 22, 2009 13:04 ET

Universal Power Corp.: Block 1711 Update From the Government of Namibia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 22, 2009) - Universal Power Corp. (TSX VENTURE:UNX)(FRANKFURT:3U2A) (the "Company") or ("Universal") is pleased to provide a copy of a press statement released by the Government of Namibia regarding the Kunene No. 1 well at Block 1711. This release has been approved by the Government of Namibia pursuant to the terms of the "tight hole" status on this well. The Company has not verified the referred to resource and therefore the estimate may not be compliant with NI 51-101. Universal owns 90% of Kunene Energy referred to in the statement.

About Universal Power Corp.

Universal Power Corp. (www.universalpowercorp.com) is an independent oil and gas exploration and development company with broad based Black Economic Empowerment partnerships, trading its common shares publicly on Canadian and German exchanges. The company currently holds interests in 6 Blocks of offshore concessions covering over 32,000 sq km in Namibia, West Africa.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Barry Swanson, Director & CEO

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of Universal Power Corp. with respect to its performance, business and future events. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, those relating to changes in the market, potential downturns in economic conditions, foreign exchange fluctuations, and changes in business strategy, regulatory requirements, and demand for our resources, competition and dependence on key personnel. These risks, as well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary significantly. Universal Power Corp. does not undertake any obligations to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary forward-looking statements.

NOTE: To view the press statement released by the Government of Namibia regarding the Kunene No. 1 well at Block 1711, please visit the following link - http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/unx0722.pdf

Shares Outstanding: 59,308,671

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