Torrential Energy Ltd.

Torrential Energy Ltd.

February 28, 2008 16:18 ET

Torrential Energy Ltd. Announces Appointment of Director

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - Torrential Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:TNL) ("Torrential") is pleased to announce the appointment of Don J. Van Tetering to the board of directors of Torrential. Mr. Van Tetering brings to Torrential 27 years of oil and gas industry experience, including, management, reservoir engineering, production engineering, acquisitions and divestments, and operational experience. Mr. Van Tetering's appointment to the board is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Torrential has also granted options pursuant to its stock option plan entitling directors and officers of Torrential to acquire an aggregate of 705,000 common shares of Torrential at an exercise price of $0.20 per common share. The options expire in five years and vest as to one-third on each of the first, second and third anniversaries of the date of grant.

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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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.

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