Compliance Energy 2009 drill program at Raven successful

VANCOUVER, Oct. 13 /CNW/ - Compliance Energy Corporation (the "Company" or "Compliance") is pleased to announce that this summer's drill program at the Raven Underground Coal Project has been completed with results meeting expectations. This drill program has been very successful and it will allow the current measured and indicated resource of 39 million tonnes to be increased by upgrading a significant portion of the current inferred resource of 59 million tonnes to the measured or indicated resource category. This will allow Pincock Allen & Holt to complete a feasibility study on a much larger resource with a potential mine life in excess of 20 years. The feasibility study is scheduled to be completed in the 2nd quarter of 2010.

In the 42 drill holes completed, a total of 9899 meters was drilled and coal was intersected in all but one of the 42 holes. In drill hole RAV-09-025 the lower seams were displaced due to faulting. There are two seams of economic interest,(1.5 metres or greater) Seam 1 and Seam 3, and they have been intercepted at various depths in thicknesses ranging from 1.0 to 7.4 meters for Seam 1 and 0.65 to 5.35 meters for Seam 3 excluding partings material. (Note: all thicknesses represent drill intersected thickness and have not been corrected to true thickness). All of the hole locations are shown on attached Figure 1 "Drill Hole Location Map": http://files.newswire.ca/812/CEC_-_Figure_1.doc.

    
       Raven Underground Coal Project Summer 2009 Drill Program Table

    Drillhole               Seam 1               Seam 3/3 Upper*
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                   Coal Intersection Depth    Coal Intersection Depth
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                                  Coal Seam                  Coal Seam
                                  Thickness                  Thickness
                  From (m)  To (m)      (m)  From (m)  To (m)      (m)
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    RAV-06-009     201.95  203.85      1.90   167.20  168.50      1.30
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    RAV-06-010     130.10  132.20      2.10    96.25   97.40      1.15
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    RAV-06-011     444.20  447.80      3.60   426.00  427.80      1.80
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    RAV-09-001      54.30   57.70      3.40     4.20    6.20      2.00
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    RAV-09-002     357.25  359.00      1.75   330.10  332.10      2.00
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    RAV-09-003      12.40   16.50      4.10        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-004     221.50  224.75      3.25   133.80  135.75      1.95
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    RAV-09-005     311.00  313.15      2.15   282.75  285.55      2.65/
                                                               2.80(xx)
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    RAV-09-006      97.75  101.55      3.80        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-007     190.30  194.60      4.30   162.50  163.55      1.05
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    RAV-09-008     225.90  229.25      3.35   200.55  202.25      1.70
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    RAV-09-009     212.00  214.50      2.50   185.75  188.80      3.05
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    RAV-09-010     117.40  121.65      4.25    95.55   96.95      1.40
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    RAV-09-011      31.75   35.55      3.80        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-012     272.98  276.00      3.24/                      5.35/
                                    3.62(xx)  236.10  241.05    6.7(xx)
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    RAV-09-013     331.30  334.50      2.95/  308.55  310.75      1.95/
                                     3.2(xx)                   2.20(xx)
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    RAV-09-014      58.05   60.40      2.35    26.30   29.90      3.60
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    RAV-09-015     302.35  306.35      4.00   279.35  282.45      3.10
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    RAV-09-016(1)  360.00  361.00      1.00   334.85  338.55     2.875/
                                                               3.70(xx)
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    RAV-09-017     335.75  339.00      3.25   306.65  308.80      2.15
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    RAV-09-018      27.60   32.10      4.50
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    RAV-09-019     367.60  370.00      2.40   342.05  343.90      1.85
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    RAV-09-020     329.25  331.05      1.80   296.80  300.10      3.30
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    RAV-09-021         ND      ND        ND   357.65  359.60       170/
                                                                  1.95
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    RAV-09-022     161.25  163.25      2.00   138.00  139.50      1.50
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    RAV-09-023     186.50  187.80      1.30   137.68  139.50      1.82

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    RAV-09-024     205.60  208.50      2.75/                      1.35/
                                    2.90(xx)  177.25  180.60   3.35(xx)
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    RAV-09-025         LS      LS        LS       LS      LS        LS
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    RAV-09-026      69.10   70.80      1.55/
                                    1.70(xx)   22.85   25.35      2.50
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    RAV-09-027     147.38  154.80      7.42   113.74  114.68      0.94
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    RAV-09-028     479.40  482.55      2.56/
                                    3.15(xx)  465.60  467.27      1.67
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    RAV-09-029     372.85  375.60      2.05/                      2.40/
                                    2.75(xx)  348.30  351.20   2.90(xx)
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    RAV-09-030      65.15   66.75      1.60    36.20   37.35      1.15
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    RAV-09-031      56.58   59.97      1.09/   24.20   25.00      0.80
                                    3.39(xx)
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    RAV-09-032      83.40   85.52      2.12    26.90   27.73      0.83
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    RAV-09-033     388.13  391.50      2.87/                      1.54/
                                    3.37(xx)  356.63  359.30   2.76(xx)
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    RAV-09-034     135.91  138.57      2.42/
                                    2.66(xx)  111.15  111.80      0.65
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    RAV-09-035     308.12  312.68      3.92/
                                    4.56(xx)  279.90  281.01      1.11
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    RAV-09-036 CQ   61.87   64.13      2.26    29.37   31.11      1.74
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    RAV-09-037 CQ                              29.74   31.81      2.07
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    RAV-09-038 CQ   29.96   34.33      4.37
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    RAV-09-039 CQ   29.56   33.87      4.31
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                          Seam 3 Lower                  Seam 4
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                    Coal Intersection Depth    Coal Intersection Depth
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                                   Coal Seam                  Coal Seam
                                   Thickness                  Thickness
                  From (m)  To (m)      (m)  From (m)  To (m)      (m)
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    RAV-06-009          -       -         -        -       -         -
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    RAV-06-010          -       -         -    59.00   59.50      0.50
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    RAV-06-011          -       -         -   393.00  394.20      1.20
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    RAV-09-001       7.80    9.50      1.70        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-002     332.70  333.65      0.95   254.50  255.30      0.80
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    RAV-09-003          -       -         -        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-004          -       -         -        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-005          -       -         -   248.95  250.25      1.30

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    RAV-09-006          -       -         -        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-007          -       -         -   123.50  125.25      1.75
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    RAV-09-008          -       -         -   161.40  163.60      2.20
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    RAV-09-009          -       -         -   151.50  152.20      0.70
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    RAV-09-010      97.20   97.35      0.15    53.20   54.70      1.50
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    RAV-09-011          -       -         -        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-012          -       -         -   200.10  201.30      1.20

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    RAV-09-013          -       -         -   272.15  273.30      1.00/
                                                               1.15(xx)
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    RAV-09-014          -       -         -        -       -         -
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    RAV-09-015          -       -         -   237.50  238.20      0.70
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    RAV-09-016(1)       -       -         -   298.00  299.40      1.15/
                                                               1.40(xx)
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    RAV-09-017          -       -         -   272.90  274.00      1.10
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    RAV-09-018
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    RAV-09-019     345.10  345.92      0.82   309.30  310.10      0.80
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    RAV-09-020     	                          261.00  261.80      0.80
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    RAV-09-021                                321.25  323.15      1.90

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    RAV-09-022     140.75  141.75      1.00   119.85  120.75      0.90
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    RAV-09-023                                 55.50   56.85      1.15/
                                                               1.35(xx)
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    RAV-09-024                                145.75  146.95      1.20

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    RAV-09-025
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    RAV-09-026      25.70   26.55      0.85

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    RAV-09-027
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    RAV-09-028                                442.36  443.68      1.32

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    RAV-09-029                                312.65  313.60      0.95

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    RAV-09-030
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    RAV-09-031

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    RAV-09-032
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    RAV-09-033                                311.61  312.73      1.02/
                                                               1.12(xx)
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    RAV-09-034                                 73.84   75.00      1.16

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    RAV-09-035     281.42  284.84      2.90/
                                    3.47(xx)
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    RAV-09-036 CQ
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    RAV-09-037 CQ
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    RAV-09-038 CQ
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    RAV-09-039 CQ
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    *  Note: Where seam 3U & 3L are not well defined the interval is Seam 3
         and is correlated with Seam U pending further study.
    (xx) Coal Seam thickness excluding partings/including partings.
    (1)  No geophysical log for Seam 1. Picks from core log
    ND - Not determined. Hole aborted prior to intersecting seam 1
    LS - Note: Lower Seams displaced by faulting
    

The cores samples have been sent to Birtley Coal & Minerals Testing Division of GWIL Industries in Calgary, Alberta for coal quality analyses and washability testing. It is expected that the coal quality analysis will be completed and available for reporting by the end of the December 2009.

Further to the drill program, Compliance hired AMEC Earth and Environmental to prepare an environmental assessment on the project. AMEC has initiated its environmental baseline monitoring and has crews in the field monitoring or carrying out archaeological, fish and wildlife, vegetation, hydrogeological and hydrological surveys. AMEC are currently preparing the environmental assessment Application Information Requirements ("AIR") which will be submitted to the government prior to year end. The "AIR" will outline the specific information and studies that will be provided in the Environmental Assessment Certificate Application which is targeted for submission in the 2nd Quarter of 2010.

The drilling and coal quality program is under the supervision of Owen R. Cullingham, P. Geo., who is the Independent Qualified Person for reporting purposes as defined in NI 43 - 101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.

Mr. John Tapics, Chief Executive Officer, stated: "this drill program completes the work to provide the resource which will form the basis of our feasibility study that is in progress. We are very pleased that the drill program will provide an upgrade of our resource."

About Compliance Energy Corporation

Compliance Energy Corporation is a coal exploration and development company with an interest in over 75,000 acres of coal and mineral rights on Vancouver Island BC and that owns the Basin Coal Mine near Princeton BC. The company is focused on developing the Raven Coal Project for the Comox Joint Venture, of which it has a 60% interest. The remaining 40% is owned by I-Comox Coal Inc. a subsidiary of Itochu Corporation of Japan and by LG International Investments (Canada) Limited, a subsidiary of LG International Corp. of Korea. Company shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CEC and investor information is available on the Company's web page at www.complianceenergy.com.

    
    On behalf of the Board of
    COMPLIANCE ENERGY CORPORATION

    John Tapics
    Chief Executive Officer

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Note: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to the documents, filed by the Company on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, specifically the most recent reports which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to review or confirm analysts' expectations or estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

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