Addax Petroleum presents at RBC Capital Markets Oil and Gas Conference



    CALGARY, Oct. 7 /CNW/ - Addax Petroleum Corporation ("Addax Petroleum" or
the "Corporation") (TSX: AXC and LSE: AXC), announces that Mr. Jean Claude
Gandur, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the RBC
Capital Markets Exploration and Production Oil and Gas Conference in London on
Thursday, October 9th, 2008 at approximately 9:05 a.m. London Time (4:05 a.m.
Eastern Time).
    Investors are invited to listen to the live audio webcast of the
presentation via the following link:

    http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rbc98/axc.to

    The presentation slides will be available on Addax Petroleum's website at
www.addaxpetroleum.com.

    About Addax Petroleum

    Addax Petroleum is an international oil and gas exploration and
production company with a strategic focus on Africa and the Middle East. Addax
Petroleum is one of the largest independent oil producers in West Africa and
has increased its crude oil production from an average of 8,800 bbl/d for 1998
to an average of approximately 136,000 bbl/d for the first half of 2008.
Further information about Addax Petroleum is available at www.sedar.com,
www.londonstockexchange.com or the Corporation's website,
www.addaxpetroleum.com.

    CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST ADVISORY: FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    The conference call / webcast may contain forward-looking statements.
When used in the call, words such as "anticipate", "expect", "project", "may",
"will", "could", "should", "would", "believe", "intend", "plan", "estimate",
"budget", "outlook'' and similar expressions are intended to identify such
forward-looking statements. Although the Corporation believes that these
statements are based on information and assumptions which are current,
reasonable and complete, these statements are necessarily subject to a variety
of risks and uncertainties pertaining to operating performance, regulatory
parameters, economic conditions and commodity prices. While Addax Petroleum
makes these forward looking statements in good faith, should one or more of
these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions
prove incorrect, actual results may vary significantly from those expected.





For further information:

For further information: Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41
(0) 22 702 95 68, craig.kelly@addaxpetroleum.com; Mr. Chad O'Hare, Investor
Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 94 10, chad.o'hare@addaxpetroleum.com; Ms.
Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly, Press Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 94 44,
marie-gabrielle.cajoly@addaxpetroleum.com; Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations,
Tel.: (416) 934-8011, nick.cowling@cossette.com; Mr. James Henderson, Press
Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6673, james.henderson@pelhampr.com; Mr.
Alisdair Haythornthwaite, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6676,
alisdair.haythornthwaite@pelhampr.com

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