Extension Non-binding letter of intention for sale of Charapa Contract,

    U.S. PERSONS./

    TSX: "ISR"
    Common Shares: 16,096,084

CALGARY, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - International Sovereign Energy Corp. ("ISR" or the "Company") reports, that it has granted an extension to October 30, 2009 to potential purchaser of its interest in the Charapa contract in Ecuador to complete its due diligence. Upon successful completion the Company will to move to a definitive agreement.

The non-binding letter of intention, which was reported on September 29, 2009 offers the Company USD$3 million for the Charapa contract and replacement of the Company's bank guarantee of USD$2,340,000.

International Sovereign Energy Corp. is an oil and gas exploration development and production company with offices in Calgary, Alberta and Islamabad, Pakistan and is active in the exploration and development of hydrocarbon reserves in Western Canada.

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For further information: For further information: Eugene N. Hretzay, President & CEO, T: (403) 263-2472, F: (403) 264-7035, E: ehretzay@isove.com

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