Heritage Oil - Total Voting Rights

    CALGARY, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - Heritage Oil Limited, an independent upstream
exploration and production company, notifies the market of the following
voting rights in Heritage in respect of issued shares in accordance with the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules as at close of business 31 August 2008:

      -  250,957,692 ordinary shares of no par value. Each ordinary share
         carries one voting right; and
      -  3,993,120 exchangeable shares of no par value of Heritage Oil
         Corporation each carrying one voting right in Heritage.

    The total number of voting rights in Heritage as at 31 August 2008 is
    The above figure (254,950,812) may be used by shareholders as the
denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are
required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in,
Heritage under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

    Notes to Editors

      -  Heritage is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange
         and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The trading symbol is
         HOIL. Heritage has a further listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange
         (TSX: HOC).

      -  Heritage is an independent upstream exploration and production
         company engaged in the exploration for, and the development,
         production and acquisition of, oil and gas in its core areas of
         Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

      -  Heritage has producing properties in Oman and Russia and exploration
         projects in Uganda, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the Democratic
         Republic of Congo, Malta, Pakistan, Tanzania and Mali.

    %SEDAR: 00010129E

For further information:

For further information: Heritage Oil Limited, Tony Buckingham, CEO,
Paul Atherton, CFO, +44 (0) 1534 873 000, +41 91 973 1800, (403) 234-9974,
Email: info@heritageoilltd.com; Heritage Oil Limited - Investor Relations,
Tanya Clarke, +44 (0) 20 7518 0838, tc@heritageoilltd.com; Bell Pottinger
Corporate & Financial - PR - Europe, Nick Lambert, Andrew Benbow, +44 (0) 20
7861 3232, NLambert@bell-pottinger.co.uk, ABenbow@bell-pottinger.co.uk; CHF
Investor Relations - Investor Relations - Canada, Cathy Hume, Lindsay
Carpenter, (416) 868-1079 x231, x239, cathy@chfir.com, lindsay@chfir.com

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