WellStar Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : WSE

WellStar Energy Corp.

October 19, 2005 16:12 ET

WellStar Energy Corp.: Paddle River Project Successfully Drilled, Logged & Cased

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - The Board of Directors of WellStar Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:WST) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has been advised by the operator (see News Release 05-05), that the well re-entry at the Paddle River project has been successfully drilled, logged and cased. The well re-entry targeted the Upper Nordegg formation originally produced and operated by a major energy trust. The company's portion of the costs to date for the drilling, casing and testing of the well re-entry are approximately $265,000.

Management is currently drawing up plans to drill a second well at the Paddle River project within the next 30 days depending upon rig availability. News will be forthcoming.

Subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, the Company can earn a 50-per-cent interest before payout, a 41-per-cent interest after payout, and 41 per cent of the Paddle River property, subject to royalties. The participation cost for such interest is 50 per cent of the costs to drill and case the test well.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Andrew H. Rees, President, CEO

This News Release contains forward-looking statements regarding the timing and content of upcoming programs. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.


The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release, which was prepared by management.

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