Non-binding letter of intent for sale of Charapa Marginal Oil Field, Ecuador


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

CALGARY, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - International Sovereign Energy Corp. ("ISR" or the "Company") reports that by virtue of receiving a deposit of US$100,000 in escrow, it has accepted a non-binding letter of intent (the "LOI") to sell its interest in the Charapa Marginal Oil Field ("Charapa") in Ecuador.

Pursuant to the LOI, and subject to due diligence and negotiation of a definitive agreement which will embody the terms of the LOI and set a closing date, the consideration for the purchase of Charapa includes US$3 million and replacement of the Company's performance guarantee of US$2.34 million to Petroecuador.

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.

Reader Advisories

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains certain forward-looking statements including management's assessment of future plans and the timing thereof, that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. These statements include the expectation that the purchase of Charapa will be carried out in the manner set out in the LOI. This is based on a number of assumptions and risks including: satisfactory due diligence, risks inherent in doing business in Ecuador which risks include but are not limited to changes in hydrocarbon law or otherwise in the regulatory environment; the ability to negotiate a definitive agreement on terms satisfactory to the Company; the ability of the purchaser to obtain the necessary financing; the ability of the Company to buy out its 10% partner in Charapa; and other assumptions and risks typical of a sale of this nature. The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

    The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.


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

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