ARAPAHOE ENERGY CORPORATION
TSX VENTURE : AAO

ARAPAHOE ENERGY CORPORATION

September 26, 2005 17:24 ET

Arapahoe Energy Corporation Announces Increased Private Placement

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 26, 2005) - Arapahoe Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AAO) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce its agreement with Dominick & Dominick Securities Inc. to increase the size of the proposed private placement announced on September 23, 2005 by a total of $1,000,000. As a result of strong demand, the flow-through and non-flow components have each been increased by $500,000 such that a total of 2,000,000 flow-through shares at the price of $0.75 per share ($1,500,000) and 2,307,692 common shares at the price of $0.65 per share ($1,500,000) issued without flow-through attributes are available for sale.

The Corporation is a publicly traded junior oil and natural gas exploration company with its shares listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "AAO". The Corporation is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Western Canada.

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