Forest Gate Energy Closes Private Placement

    Shares outstanding:  16.4 Million
    Symbol & exchange:   FGE-V
<p><location>MONTREAL</location>, <chron>Sept. 30</chron> /CNW Telbec/ - <person>Forest Gate</person> Energy Inc. ("<person>Forest Gate</person>" or the "Company") reports that it has completed the first tranche of a non-brokered private placement and has issued 1,118,500 units ("Unit") at a price of <money>$0.15</money> per Unit, for total gross proceeds of <money>$167,775</money>. Total shares outstanding following this private placement will be 16,367,233.</p>
<p>Each Unit consists of one common share ("Share") and one common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each Warrant allows the holder to subscribe for one Share at a price of <money>$0.25</money> for a period of two years from the subscription date. The Units will be subject to a four-month hold period.</p>
<p><person>Forest Gate</person> paid <money>$16,777.50</money> in commissions and finder's fees, and issued 118,850 broker Warrants in connection with this private placement, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the TSXV. Conditional acceptance to this private placement was issued by the TSX Venture Exchange on <chron>September 29, 2009</chron>.</p>
<p>The Company intends to utilize the proceeds from the private placement for exploration and working capital purposes.</p>
<p>About <person>Forest Gate</person> Energy</p>
<p><person>Forest Gate</person> Energy Inc. is a publicly listed oil & gas exploration and production company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol FGE with 16.4 million shares outstanding. The Company is seeking to increase shareholder value through participation and development of oil & gas exploration and production projects in <location>Canada</location> and internationally.</p>
<p>Certain statements regarding <person>Forest Gate</person>, including management's assessments of future plans and operations and Forest Gate's anticipated financial performance, may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws and necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, most of which are beyond Forest Gate's control. These risks may cause actual financial and operating results, performance, levels of activity and achievements to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, such forward-looking statements.</p>
<p>Such factors include, but are not limited to: the impact of general economic conditions in <location>Canada</location> and the <location>United States</location>; industry conditions including changes in laws and regulations including adoption of new environmental laws and regulations, and changes in how they are interpreted and enforced; competition; the lack of availability of qualified personnel; fluctuations in commodity prices; the results of exploration and development drilling and related activities; imprecision in reserve estimates; the production and growth potential of Forest Gate's various assets; fluctuations in foreign exchange or interest rates; the ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources; and obtaining required approvals of regulatory authorities.</p>
    Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that
    term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of this release. This
    transaction is subject to TSX Venture Exchange Approval.

For further information: For further information: Robert Kramberger, V-P, Investor Relations, 1-866-666-3040,;

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