Petrolia Inc.

Petrolia Inc.

March 21, 2011 15:09 ET

Petrolia Inc.: Closure of Private Subscription

RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Petrolia Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PEA) - As announced in press release of 28 February 2011, the Company has proceeded to close a private subscription of 75000 ordinary shares, at the deemed price of 0,45 $ per share, to settle a debt of 33750 $.

About Pétrolia

Pétrolia is a junior oil and gas exploration company which owns interests in oil and gas licenses covering 15,000 km² (2.7 million acres), which represents about 17% of the Québec territory under lease. The leases, the majority of which are located on the Gaspé Peninsula and Anticosti Island, are considered to be very promising and represent almost 70% of the territory under lease for which there is land-based oil potential in Québec. Pétrolia has 50 million shares issued and outstanding.

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