Compton to hold Q2 conference call & webcast

    CALGARY, August 5 /CNW/ - Compton Petroleum Corporation (TSX - CMT, NYSE
- CMZ) expects to issue a news release for its financial and operating results
of second quarter of 2009 on Thursday, August 6, 2009, prior to market open.
The Corporation's second quarter results will also be made available at
    Subsequent to the release, Compton will host a conference call and web
cast with the investment community to discuss the Corporation's 2009 second
quarter results on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. MST (10:00 a.m. EST).
The call will be hosted by Tim Granger, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Following management's presentation, there will be a question and answer
session for analysts and investors.
    To participate in the conference call, please contact the conference
operator ten minutes prior to the call at 1-888-231-8191 or 1-647-427-7450. A
live audio web cast of the conference call will also be available on Compton's
website at
    The web cast will be archived two hours after the presentation on the web
site, and posted on the web site for 90 days. A replay of the call will be
available until August 13, 2009 by dialling 1-888-562-2819 or 1-402-220-7737
and entering access code 22903567.

    About Compton Petroleum Corporation

    Compton Petroleum Corporation is a public company actively engaged in the
exploration, development, and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids,
and crude oil in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. Compton's shares are
listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CMT and on the New York
Stock Exchange under the symbol CMZ.

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For further information:

For further information: Susan J. Soprovich, Director, Investor
Relations, Ph: (403) 668-6732, Fax: (403) 237-9410, Email:, Website:

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