Torrential Energy Ltd.

Torrential Energy Ltd.

March 13, 2009 19:00 ET

Torrential Energy Ltd. Announces AGM Extension

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 13, 2009) - Torrential Energy Ltd. ("Torrential") (TSX VENTURE:TNL) announces that it was in default of TSX requirements for failing to hold an Annual General Meeting within the time frames required by the TSX Venture Exchange and corporate law. Torrential has received a court approved extension to hold its Annual General Meeting on or before July 4, 2009 which Torrential has committed to do so. This disclosure has been requested by the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Torrential

Torrential is an emerging Calgary-based oil and natural gas exploration and development company. Torrential's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TNL.

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Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are placed will occur. 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 press 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 Torrential 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 securities law.

"Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."

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