Epsilon Energy Ltd.

Epsilon Energy Ltd.

October 16, 2009 18:35 ET

Epsilon Energy Ltd. Completes the Sale of Non-Core Leases In Pennsylvania

CONCORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2009) - Epsilon Energy Ltd. ("Epsilon" or the "Corporation") (TSX:EPS) is pleased to announce that today the Corporation has finalized the sale of its non-core acreage located within Lycoming, Sullivan and Columbia counties in eastern Pennsylvania to an unrelated third party purchaser, as previously announced on September 18, 2009. On closing, the corporation received approximately USD$10.7 million. The balance of closing proceeds will be paid no later than 30 days from today's date.

Zoran Arandjelovic, Epsilon's Executive Chairman, President and CEO, stated "We will use part of the proceeds from this sale to pay-off our credit facilities. With no debt and positive cash flow from operations, Epsilon is now very well positioned to start its new drilling program."

Epsilon Energy Ltd. is engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas reserves targeting the Marcellus Shale. The company also has participating interests and production sharing agreements in other natural gas and oil plays within North America, the Middle East, and Africa. Established in 2005, the Corporation has been a producer of natural gas and oil since 2006. Epsilon's ongoing business strategy involves focused targeting of lower risk natural gas properties within the Marcellus Shale and other parts of Canada and the United States, as well as the high potential oil & gas properties in the Middle East and Africa. The common shares of Epsilon trade on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "EPS".

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