Orleans Energy Ltd.

Orleans Energy Ltd.

April 30, 2007 21:00 ET

Orleans Energy Announces Filing of Annual Information Form and Reserves Information

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 30, 2007) - Orleans Energy Ltd. ("Orleans" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OEX) announces that effective today, it has filed with the appropriate Canadian securities administrators its Annual Information Form ("AIF") for the year ended December 31, 2006. Included in the Company's AIF is the requisite documentation relating to National Instrument 51-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities ("NI 51-101"), which includes information and reports concerning the Company's crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids reserves as at December 31, 2006. The AIF filing can be retrieved electronically from the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") by accessing Orleans' public filings under "Search Database: Search for Public Company Documents" at www.sedar.com.

Orleans Energy Ltd. is a Calgary, Alberta-based emerging crude oil and natural gas company, with common shares trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "OEX". Orleans is a team of dedicated, experienced professionals focused on the creation of shareholder value via acquisition and development of crude oil and natural gas assets in Alberta.

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