Opal Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : OPA

Opal Energy Corp.

March 05, 2008 08:30 ET

Opal Announces Warrants Exercised in February for $3.6 Million Additional Funds

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Opal Energy Corp (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OPA) announced today the Company issued 8,374,500 shares pursuant to the exercise of warrants related to the February 8, 2007 financing, for gross proceeds of $2,931,075 and the Company issued 2,000,000 shares pursuant to the exercise of warrants related to the February 21, 2007 financing for gross proceeds of $700,000.

Commenting on this funding, Opal CFO, Bruce Huff, said, "We are pleased to be able to use these additional funds to enhance our exploration prospecting budget. This will allow us the flexibility to fund our drilling program at a time that is advantageous to our shareholders."

Opal Energy Corp

Opal Energy Corp, through its U.S. subsidiary Opal Energy Inc., offers an aggressive, disciplined and results-oriented vehicle to invest in the U.S. Exploration and Production "E&P" sector with a particular focus on natural gas exploration targets in South Texas. The business strategy is to build asset value through drilling, growing a production platform upon which will be superimposed some potential high value exploration opportunities. Drilling inventory will be continuously enhanced by the implementation of a series of proprietary 3-D seismic shoots.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Opal Energy Corp

Ronald E. Oligney, Chairman of the Board

Barry Williamson, CEO and Director

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve potential, exploration drilling, production activities and events or developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, production and exploration successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Other than as required under the securities laws, Opal does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company, Investors should review the Company's filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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