SOURCE: Century Petroleum Corp.

December 10, 2007 08:30 ET

Century Petroleum: Operations Update

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - December 10, 2007) - Century Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB: CYPE) ("Century Petroleum" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on its operations.


Thunder Stud #1 is currently undergoing testing operations. Century intends to exercise all its contractual rights concerning future operations in the project and will release appropriate geologic/engineering data in accordance with full disclosure regulations as necessary.


The construction of the pipeline and gas gathering system has been completed. The production test for Shadyside #1 is anticipated to begin later this week.


The high-impact Alligator Bayou Prospect is expected to spud on late first quarter or early second quarter 2008.

"At Century, we are very excited about the progress of our 2007 drilling program. The two keystone projects for this year have been drilled and are in the production test stage. We expect the tests to be completed before the end of the year. In 2008, we intend to participate in future operations in our key project areas and continue growing our HP-HT portfolio," said James Hersch, CEO of Century Petroleum.

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About Century Petroleum Corporation

Century Petroleum Corporation is a publicly traded, dynamic junior oil and gas exploration company currently focused on making significant commercial petroleum discoveries in the Southern States. Century Petroleum Corporation's intent is to build near-term shareholder value by initially focusing its activities in proven domestic hydrocarbon basins. Century Petroleum Corporation trades on the NASD OTC BB under the symbol: CYPE.

Forward-Looking Statements

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