Big Sky Energy Corporation
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Big Sky Energy Corporation

January 25, 2006 16:01 ET

Big Sky Energy Announces the Temporary Suspension of its Field Operations Due to Severe Cold in the North-West Caspian Region, Kazakhstan

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 25, 2006) - Big Sky Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BSKO) (the "Company") announced today that due to severe cold weather, with temperatures in excess of -45 degrees C and winds up to 70 kph, it has temporarily suspended its seismic, well work-over, and drilling operations in its Atyrau, Karatal, and Morskoe blocks. In addition, the Company has temporarily stopped oil production at its Morskoe oil battery until this cold weather abates.

"According to Atyrau Hydrological Centre, this is the coldest weather on record for this region of the Caspian since 1972, and most area schools, universities and some government offices have closed down," stated Mr. Al Sehsuvaroglu, the Company's President and CEO. "While operations in the field are suspended, we are proceeding with our plans to mobilize rigs to continue our drilling activities, along with ramping up production once the weather situation improves."

Big Sky Energy Corporation is a US junior oil and gas company looking to develop assets in the world's most prolific basins in order to become a leading low-cost finder of hydrocarbons. The Company is currently operating in Kazakhstan's renowned pre-Caspian Basin.

NOTE: The information contained in this press release contains forward looking statements which are based on the current expectations of the management of Big Sky Energy Corporation only, and actual results may differ materially. For a more detailed discussion of risks and other factors related to Big Sky Energy Corporation, please refer to its Form 10-KSB and Form 10-QSB reports, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • Big Sky Energy Corporation
    Mr. S. A. (Al) Sehsuvaroglu
    President and CEO
    7.3272.598.903
    7.3272.597.628 (FAX)
    Email: sas@bigskycanada.com
    or
    Big Sky Energy Corporation
    Mr. Matthew Heysel
    Chairman
    403.234.8282
    403.265.8808 (FAX)
    Email: mh@bigskycanada.com