Ithaca Energy Inc.
LSE : IAE

Ithaca Energy Inc.

September 01, 2010 06:05 ET

Director Shareholding & Share Options

FOR:  ITHACA ENERGY INC.

AIM, TSX VENTURE SYMBOL:  IAE

September 1, 2010

Ithaca Energy Inc.: Director Shareholding & Share Options

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Ithaca Energy Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:IAE)(AIM:IAE) has been notified that on August 31, 2010 Iain
McKendrick, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, acquired 25,000 common shares in the Company ('Ordinary
Shares') at a price of GBP 1.15 per share. Also, on August 31, 2010 Graham Forbes, Chief Financial Officer of
the Company, acquired 43,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of GBP 1.15 per share.

Following this acquisition, Iain McKendrick is interested (beneficially owns) in 100,490 Ordinary Shares,
representing approximately 0.04 per cent of the issued share capital of the Company. Graham Forbes is
interested in (beneficially owns) 43,000 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.02 per cent of the
issued share capital of the Company.

On August 31, 2010, Ron Brenneman, Non-Executive Director of Ithaca was granted 100,000 Ordinary Share Options
in the Company at a price of CDN $1.85 which was the closing price on the TSX Venture Exchange on Monday,
August 20, 2010. The options shall be granted effective August 31, 2010 and are exerciseable for a period of
four years from that date. One third of the options will vest at the end of each of the first, second and third
years from the effective date.

In addition, that the Company was informed on July 28, 2010, under the equity offering of the Company which
closed on the same day, Jay Zammit, Director of the Company, acquired 50,000 Ordinary Shares at the offering
price of CAD $1.70 per share and Brad Hurtubise, Director of the Company, acquired 70,000 Common Ordinary
Shares at the offering price of CAD $1.70 per share.

Following the subscription, Jay Zammit and Brad Hurtubise are interested (beneficially own) in 450,000 and
100,000 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 0.18 and 0.04 per cent of the issued share capital of the
Company respectively.




FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Ithaca Energy:
Iain McKendrick
CEO
imckendrick@ithacaenergy.com
+44 (0) 1224 650 261

OR

Ithaca Energy:
Graham Forbes
CFO
gforbes@ithacaenergy.com
+44 (0) 1224 652 151

OR

Ithaca Energy:
Nick Muir
CXO
nmuir@ithacaenergy.com
+44 (0) 1224 650 267

OR

Pelham Bell Pottinger:
Phillip Dennis
pdennis@pelhambellpottinger.co.uk
+44 (0) 207 861 3919

OR

Pelham Bell Pottinger:
Elena Dobson
edobson@pelhambellpottinger.co.uk
+44 (0) 207 861 3147

OR

Cenkos Securities plc:
Jon Fitzpatrick
jfitzpatrick@cenkos.com
+44 (0) 207 397 8900

OR

Cenkos Securities plc:
Ken Fleming
kfleming@cenkos.com
+44 (0) 131 220 6939

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulatory Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies
of the TSX Venture Exchange) does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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