Daylight Energy Ltd.

Daylight Energy Ltd.

March 04, 2011 21:17 ET

Daylight Energy Ltd: News Release

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2011) - At 10:20a.m. MST on March 4, 2011, Daylight Energy (TSX:DAY) experienced a well leak (Pembina 7-31-46-10W5M) in the Brazeau area.

During a well servicing operation to suspend the well, a leak occurred in the wellhead which, in turn, ignited. The cause of the ignition is unknown at this time.

There have not been any injuries and there is no one living in the area of the incident. There is no current danger to the public. Earlier today a helicopter surveyed the area to check for trappers and recreational users. Rovers have also been posted on roads as a precaution.

The fire is contained and is expected to burn itself out; however, Daylight has contracted an area safety company. The companyis onsite and is currently pumping water on the area and will continue to do so as needed.

The latest acid gas readings taken 1.6 km downwind from the location at 4:07 p.m. detected no more than trace amounts of hydrogen sulphide or sulphur dioxide.

Daylight is committed to taking appropriate emergency response measures as public safety is top of mind.

Public inquiries can be directed to Daylight's 24-hr emergency number at 1-877-788-7729.

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