Pacific Asia China Energy Inc.

Pacific Asia China Energy Inc.

August 13, 2007 09:00 ET

James Douglas Brown Elected to PACE Board of Directors at AGM

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2007) - Pacific Asia China Energy Inc. ("PACE" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:PCE) is pleased to announce that James Douglas Brown has been elected to the Board of Directors at the Company's annual meeting held in Vancouver on Wednesday, August 8th, where all resolutions were approved. Mr. Brown previously served on the Company's Advisory Board.

Mr. Brown has extensive international and investment banking experience with a specialization in Asian markets. He is a Principal of Grasmere Ltd, a privately held investment advisory firm and serves as a Director to both equity and hedge funds, including one of the oldest and largest hedge funds in Asia. He graduated from Edinburgh University with an LLB in 1973. Mr. Brown's investment banking experience will be valuable to the Company which is presently evaluating alternatives for developing its Pace Mitchell Drilling subsidiary.

The remaining composition of the Board of Directors remains unchanged with Dev Randhawa, Tunaye Sai, Donald Scoretz, David Marchioni, Norman Mackenzie and Steven Khan all being re-elected.

PACIFIC ASIA CHINA ENERGY INC. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic development of Coal Bed Methane projects in China, CBM drilling and coal degasification through its 50% owned subsidiary, PACE MITCHELL DRILLING CORP. Common Shares of PACIFIC ASIA CHINA ENERGY INC. are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "PCE".

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Devinder Randhawa, Chairman & CEO

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