Sun Cal Energy Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : SCEY

May 04, 2007 11:39 ET

Sun Cal Energy Inc. Announces Activity by Occidental Petroleum Corporation

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - May 4, 2007) - Sun Cal Energy Inc. (OTCBB:SCEY), an energy exploration company focused in the Southern San Joaquin Valley of California and the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma, is pleased to announce that Occidental of Elk Hills Inc. (OEHI) (NYSE:OXY) has received a permit to drill a well to a total depth of 9,450 feet, and filed a Notice to Drill a second well, both within the vicinity of Sun Cal Energy Inc.'s Lokern Prospect.

In an independent review to test the commercial production of the Lokern Discovery, Kern County, California, Melland Engineering indicated that OEHI has permitted a well in section 32, township 29S, range 23E, an area within Sun Cal Energy Inc.'s acreage block. As per the Bureau of Land Management, OEHI will also be testing the Wilhelm, Gusher and Calitroleum sands, which are secondary objectives of the Lokern Prospect.

The Melland Engineering report also indicated that in December 2006, OEHI filed a Notice to Drill with the DOGGR for the 65-30 well in section 30, township 29S, range 23E. The well is within the vicinity of the Lokern Prospect but has confidential status.

Commenting on these developments, Lewis Dillman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Cal Energy Inc. states: "We are excited about the prospect of Occidental drilling within our acreage block and the opportunity to leverage their expertise and familiarity in the area with our Lokern Prospect. As evidenced by their $3.5 billion acquisition of the U.S. government's 78% interest in the Elk Hills oil and gas field, Occidental has a proven track record and interest in this area. We look forward to exploring a working relationship with them in the future. Our goal will be to continue to seek opportunities to leverage our assets with major industry leaders, and thus maximize shareholder value."

The Project

The Lokern Prospect is ideally located in California's San Joaquin Valley, a highly prolific oil and gas province containing 18 giant oil fields with production of over 100 million barrels of oil each. Four of the Valley's fields are super giants, having produced over 1 billion barrels of oil each, including the largest oil field in the lower 49 States.

Kern County is situated at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, and includes 3 of the 10 largest oil fields in the US. It also produces 66% of all oil in California, and 10% of all oil in the US.

Further Information

Shareholders and prospective investors are encouraged to visit Sun Cal Energy's website: and download Sun Cal Energy's Investor Summary. Please feel free to call investor relations toll-free at 1-800-798-8334 to receive a full corporate investor's package.

About Sun Cal Energy Inc.

Sun Cal Energy Inc. is a publicly traded independent oil and gas exploration company with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, and an operational office in San Francisco, California. Sun Cal Energy aims to secure and develop a portfolio of oil and gas properties throughout America. The company is strategically placed in the Southern San Joaquin Valley of California and in the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma. Sun Cal Energy Inc. trades under the ticker symbol: SCEY - "Sun Cal Energy Inc. - Providing Energy Solutions to America".

About Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Middle East/North Africa and Latin America regions. Oxy is the fourth largest U.S. oil and gas company, based on equity market capitalization. Oxy's wholly owned subsidiary, OxyChem, manufactures and markets chlor-alkali products and vinyls. Occidental is committed to safeguarding the environment, protecting the safety and health of employees and neighboring communities and upholding high standards of social responsibility in all of the company's worldwide operations. Occidental Petroleum Corporation trades under the ticker symbol: NYSE:OXY

On behalf of the Board

Lewis Dillman, President and CEO

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