Calibre Energy, Inc. Provides Update on Bina Bawi-1 Exploration Well in Kurdistan

    WASHINGTON & HOUSTON, April 19 /CNW/ - Calibre Energy, Inc.,
(OTCBB:CBRE), ("Calibre") announced that the testing of the Bina Bawi-1
exploration well is now underway.

    During the week, a Drill Stem Test (DST) was successfully conducted over
an interval in the Triassic Kurrachine from 3,200 m (10,498 feet) to 3,210 m
(10,531 feet) and flowed non-commercial amounts of natural gas with some

    The joint venture will continue the testing program to determine the
productive and commercial potential of at least three more deep intervals in
the well in which there was major fluid loss in zones encountered during
drilling operations.

    Furthermore, as previously announced, the joint venture anticipates
drilling of the Bina Bawi- 2 appraisal well immediately upon the completion of
the Bina Bawi-1 in order to evaluate and test prospective intervals in the
Upper Cretaceous.

    The Bina Bawi-1 is located in the Bina Bawi Exploration and Production
Sharing Agreement (EPSA) located in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq. The
participants in the Bina Bawi EPSA are A & T Petroleum as operator and Hawler
Energy, Ltd. Calibre has a 10% net interest in the EPSA.


    Headquartered in Washington, DC with operating offices in Houston, TX,
Calibre Energy, Inc. is an early stage oil and gas company focused on the
creation of shareholder value through the development of world class
unconventional and untapped domestic and international oil and gas resources
with domestic operations in the Barnett and Fayetteville Shales and
international operations in Kurdistan.

    For more information visit our Web site:


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For further information:

For further information: Calibre Energy, Inc. Prentis B. Tomlinson, Jr.,
202-223-4401 Fax: 202-223-4406

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