Sundance Energy Corporation
TSX VENTURE : SNY

October 26, 2011 06:30 ET

Sundance Energy Corporation Joins OTCQX & Announces Coverage Through Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2011) - Sundance Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:SNY) (OTCQX:SNYXF) ("Sundance Energy" or the "Corporation") today announced that the Corporation is now trading on the highest, prestigious tier of the OTC market, the OTCQX® International, operated by OTC Markets Group (OTCQX: OTCM). Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Corporation on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.

"OTCQX companies demonstrate their commitment to providing superior information to investors and maintaining the highest quality standards," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are pleased to welcome Sundance Energy to OTCQX."

SecuritiesLawUSA, PC will serve as Sundance Energy's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements.

Mr. Jeffrey Standen, President and Chief Executive officer of Sundance Energy stated, "Being listed on the OTCQX and having a U.S. trading symbol will allow for more straight-forward investing and ease of purchase of our shares by American based investors and brokerage houses. In addition, we believe the exposure of being visible through Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports and Corporation Records will result in increased liquidity for all of our shareholders. The timing to obtain access to the U.S. marketplace could not have come at a better time as the Corporation prepares to complete 4 different zones in our first 100% owned well on the Ochapowace First Nation Permit. We are also pleased to be able to let Americans know that the drilling of the balance of the 5 wells in our 6 well drilling program is scheduled to commence prior to November 30th.

Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on Sundance Energy will be accessible on an ongoing basis to the investment community by scores of buy-side institutions and sell-side firms that utilize S&P Capital IQ research and information platforms daily. Millions of self-directed investors also have access to the report via their e-brokerage accounts. Please visit www.sundance-energy.ca for additional information.

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About Sundance Energy Corporation

Sundance Energy Corporation trades in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "SNY" and in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "SNYXF". Sundance Energy's primary focus is exploring for petroleum and natural gas on First Nation Lands in Western Canada.

Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to the future operations of the Corporation and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as "will", "may", "should", "anticipate", "expects" and similar expressions. All statements other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of the Corporation, are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Corporation's expectations are exploration risks detailed from time to time in the filings made by the Corporation with securities regulations.

The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of any forward-looking information may prove to be incorrect. Events or circumstances may cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted, as a result of numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of Sundance. As a result, we cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statement will materialize and the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking information. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release, and Sundance does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by Canadian securities law.

Cautionary Statement Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

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