True North Energy Corp.
OTC Bulletin Board : TNEN

True North Energy Corp.

August 15, 2006 09:30 ET

True North Energy Corporation Announces Completion of its Latest Private Placement Equity Financing Bringing the Total Raised to $2,000,000

HOUSTON, TEXAS--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 15, 2006) - True North Energy Corporation (OTCBB:TNEN), an independent energy exploration company, is pleased to announce it has closed an additional private placement of 350,000 units. Each unit consists of one share of our common stock and one common stock purchase warrant exercisable for the purchase of an additional share of common stock. To date, this brings the combined private placements to a total of $2,000,000.

The completion of this equity financing will be used to finance the Company's continued oil and gas well participation efforts.

"The successful closing of this third round of financing provides us with additional financial resources to be used in building our portfolio of oil and gas properties," stated John Folnovic, President and CEO of True North Energy Corp.

The securities offered have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent a registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

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About True North Energy Corporation

True North Energy Corporation is a publicly traded, independent oil and gas exploration company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. True North Energy Corporation is focused on developing the company's core assets in Alaska. The company is strategically located in the Cook Inlet and Beaufort Sea areas of Alaska and has commenced technical evaluation of its 34,000 acres of petroleum land holdings. True North Energy Corporation trades on the NASD OTC BB under the ticker symbol: TNEN.

John Folnovic, President and CEO

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