Opal Energy Corp.

Opal Energy Corp.

September 20, 2007 13:48 ET

Opal Energy Corp.: Mr. Bruce Huff Appointed Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2007) -


Opal Energy (TSX VENTURE:OPA) is pleased to report that Mr. Bruce Huff has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Huff, a Certified Public Accountant, has over 35 years of professional experience, the last 17 at the senior management level of public oil and gas companies. Mr. Huff joins Opal in the Katy, Texas office.

Since 2004, Mr. Huff was chief financial officer for Far East Energy Corporation, a company focused on coal bed methane in China. He was instrumental in raising capital for the company, including the most recent equity raise with the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group.

Previously, Mr. Huff was President of Harken Energy Corporation, a position he held for 5 years after ascending from the position of Senior Vice President and CFO, which he held for the 8 years previous. As President, Mr. Huff was responsible for U.S. and international oil and gas exploration and production operations, as well as the financial, and legal areas. His experience included acquisitions and divestitures, capital financings with common stock, preferred stock, convertibles, as well as bank and project finance.

Mr. Huff's career also includes 18 years of public accountancy including 14 years in Abilene, Texas where he served as President for a local accounting firm. He served in the audit department of an international accounting firm for the first four years of his career.

Mr. Ron Oligney, CEO says, "We are delighted to welcome Bruce Huff on board. He has a wealth of experience and has some very impressive accomplishments to his credit. A well rounded, sophisticated talent like Bruce will be a great help to Opal in gaining efficient access to capital and then in effectively employing that capital."

In order to bring on Mr. Huff, Jim Grinnell has resigned as Chief Financial Officer however he will continue his duties as secretary of Opal Energy. The board would like to express its appreciation to Jim for his fine work over the past few years.

In other business, Opal is filing the 2006 yearend reserve summary report on SEDAR. Reports on the individual properties had been filed previously.

Opal Energy

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 sector with a particular focus on natural gas exploration targets in South Texas. The Company is actively identifying, funding and drilling a portfolio of modest to high-return natural gas exploration targets. Drilling risk is mitigated using advanced seismic techniques and establishing carried working interests in most wells. Opal is also currently undertaking a 75 square mile 3D seismic shoot.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Opal Energy Corp

Ronald E. Oligney, CEO and Director

John H. McAdam, President and Director

September 20, 2007

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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