Sun Cal Energy Inc. Announces Drilling Update on a Second Deep Development Well on Its Hobart Prospect in Washita, County, Oklahoma



    SAN FRANCISCO, October 24 /CNW/ - Sun Cal Energy Inc. (OTCBB:SCEY), an
energy exploration company focused in the Southern San Joaquin Valley of
California, the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma, the Breton Sound of Louisiana and
Green River Basin of Wyoming is pleased to announce that drilling on the
Cunningham 1-02 well has reached a depth in excess of 14,000 feet.

    With a target depth of 20,500 feet, the well builds on the successful
drilling and commercial results of 1st deep development well, Sturgeon 1-11,
also drilled by the same operator and located within the Hobart Prospect. The
current flow rates from the Sturgeon 1-11 well are currently in excess of 3.3
mmcfd, and are expected to increase once the second and third pay zones are
commingled and put into production.

    Drilling on the Cunningham 1-02 well follows on the successful
commercialization of the Sturgeon 1-11 well and the recent application by
Range Resources for a third well, all located within the Hobart Prospect.

    Commenting on these developments, Lewis Dillman, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Sun Cal Energy Inc., states: "We are encouraged that the
operator has made significant progress on the Cunningham 1-02 well. If the
well is commercially successful, we will continue to add to our cash flow
beyond those already generated by our Centurion Property and Sturgeon 1-11
well."

    Sun Cal Energy Inc. owns a 1.5% gross overriding royalty interest in the
1211 acre Hobart prospect strategically located in the Anadarko Basin and part
of the Springer Morrow play -- the largest such play in the State and
Mid-Continent. Key players running rigs in the immediate area include Marathon
Oil, Chesapeake Energy, and Range Resources.

    "The testing and subsequent success on the initial development well,
subsequent drilling on the second deep development well and application for a
third well suggests that our strategy of acquiring properties with minimal
cost and significant potential is beginning to pay off. We look forward to
receiving further results on our wells within the Hobart Prospect," stated
Lewis Dillman. "Sun Cal will continue to explore opportunities to partner with
major industry leaders and develop drilling programs for its portfolio of oil
and gas assets in California, Louisiana and Wyoming."

    Further Information

    Shareholders and prospective investors are encouraged to visit Sun Cal
Energy's website: www.suncaloil.com and download Sun Cal Energy's Investor
Summary. Please feel free to call investor relations toll-free at
1-800-798-8334 to receive a full corporate investor's package.

    About Sun Cal Energy Inc.

    Sun Cal Energy Inc. is a publicly traded independent oil and gas
exploration company with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, and an operational
office in San Francisco, California. Sun Cal Energy aims to secure and develop
a portfolio of oil and gas properties throughout America. The company is
strategically placed in the Southern San Joaquin Valley of California, the
Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma, the Breton Sound of Louisiana and Green River
Basin in Wyoming. Sun Cal Energy Inc. trades under the ticker symbol: SCEY --
"Sun Cal Energy Inc. -- Providing Energy Solutions to America".

    On behalf of the Board

    Lewis Dillman, President and CEO

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Statements in this news release that are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Words
such as "expects", "intends", "plans", "may", "could", "should",
"anticipates", "likely", "believes" and words of similar import also identify
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current
facts and analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future
results, estimates of amounts not yet determined and assumptions of
management, including, but not limited to, the Company's belief that Sun Cal
Energy Inc. can identify and successfully negotiate leases for oil and gas
properties in California, Oklahoma and Louisiana that the Company can
participate in the exploration of those properties. Actual results may differ
materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors beyond
the reasonable control of the Company. Additional information on risks and
other factors that may affect the business and financial results of the
Company can be found in filings of the Company with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission.




For further information:

For further information: Sun Cal Energy Inc. Lewis Dillman, Toll Free:
1-800-798-8334 Investor Relations ir@suncaloil.com http://www.suncaloil.com

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