Tanager Energy Inc.

Tanager Energy Inc.

February 21, 2017 14:55 ET

Tanager Commences Operations on Raptor B #1 Well in Polk County, Texas

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 21, 2017) - Tanager Energy Inc. ("Tanager" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:TAN) is pleased to announce that operations have commenced for its Raptor B #1 well in Polk County, Texas.

The operator, Paleo Oil Company, LLC, has commenced construction of the road and drilling pad for the well, has applied for a drilling permit, and executed the drilling rig contract. The Raptor B #1 well will be located approximately 2.3 miles southwest of Camden, Polk County, Texas, and will be permitted to a maximum depth of 3,800 feet. The well will be an appraisal well to assess the size and extent of the Yegua sandstone discovery made in the Raptor A #1, and will be located on an adjacent 644-acre lease block. A further update will be provided as to the likely spud date once the drilling rig schedule is confirmed.

Tom M. Crain, Jr., interim Chairman and CEO of Tanager, stated, "Tanager's drilling program in the first half of 2017 is off to a great start with our initial success in the Raptor A #1 well and now with the rapid commencement of operations on our first appraisal well - the Raptor B #1. We are actively planning our drilling program to test multiple Yegua sandstone prospects this year, and look forward to sharing news of our progress throughout the year."

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Tanager Energy Inc. is an oil and natural gas and mineral exploration company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with executive offices in Houston, Texas. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "TAN".

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  • Tanager Energy Inc.
    Tom M. Crain, Jr.
    Interim Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer