Torrential Energy Ltd.

Torrential Energy Ltd.

May 19, 2009 18:19 ET

Torrential Energy Ltd. Announces Cease Trade Order

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - Torrential Energy Ltd. ("Torrential") (TSX VENTURE:TNL) announces that it has received a Cease Trade Order dated May 7, 2009 from the Alberta Securities Commission for failure to file its December 31, 2008 yearend financials and related material. Torrential is endeavouring to complete these materials and expects to have them filed the week of May 19, 2009. Torrential's shares will be suspended from trading until these matters are corrected.

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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