SOURCE: Nova Energy, Inc.

September 18, 2006 12:07 ET

Nova Energy, Inc. Participates in the "Inglish D#1" Barnett Shale

CARSON CITY, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 18, 2006 -- Nova Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVNG) today announced the acquisition of a working interest participation in an oil well in the Barnett Shale area known as the "Inglish D#1," Barnett Shale Prospect, Cooke County, Texas. As a result of a private transaction, Nova received funds in the amount of $564,500, a portion of which was used to acquire an additional working interest participation with Rife Energy Operating, Inc.

"Based upon the current success of the Inglish #1H, horizontal well, in which we previously invested, as announced in our news release dated July 25th, 2006, we felt it was a prudent business decision to continue our relationship with Rife Energy Operating, Inc. and acquire a working interest in 'Inglish D#1.' Our intention is to gradually increase our presence in the 'Barnett Shale' formation, while continuing to explore other viable oil and gas opportunities," said Daymon Bodard, President and CEO.

To learn more about Nova Energy, Inc., as well as general information about the Barnett Shale area and the geology of the oil and gas formations, please visit our web site at www.novaenergyinc.com

NOVA ENERGY, INC. (PINKSHEETS: NVNG) is a publicly owned U.S. corporation. Nova Energy, Inc. is focused on the recovery of oil and gas reserves through acquisition and project development, concentrating in mature and marginal field enhancement, developmental exploration drilling and low risk opportunities currently in Texas and North Dakota regions. The company continues to evaluate other oil and gas opportunities throughout North America.

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