PetroSouth Energy Appointment of Juan Carlos Robles as President

    HOUSTON, October 16 /CNW/ - PetroSouth Energy Corp. (the "Company") (NASD
OTC BB:PSEG) an energy exploration and production company focused on high
impact energy prospects in Colombia, South America, is pleased to formally
announce that its Board of Directors has named Juan Carlos Robles as the
Company's President.

    Mr. Robles brings over 20 years of success in the oil and gas industry as
proven oil executive and petroleum geologist involved in exploration, drilling
and production activities throughout Colombia. Juan has worked with British
Petroleum, Shell's Hocol S.A., and the Amoco Colombia Petroleum Company where
he served as Operation Geologist, Chief of Exploration Operations, and
Explorations Coordinator for both on-shore and off-shore basins. As an
independent geologist, Juan has been directly involved in the discovery of
numerous significant oil fields throughout Colombia including the Laurita (in
Hupecol's Tambaqui Block, in 2000), Jaguar (in Hupecol's Caracara Block, in
2002), Toruno (in Petrocolombia's Mapuiro Block, in 2005), Carupana (in
Winchester's Yamu Block, in 2005), Ocumo (in CEL's Oropendola Block, in 2005),
Careto (in Montecz's Cubiro Block, in 2006), and Arauco (in Montecz's Cubiro
Block, in 2007) fields.

    Juan Carlos Robles is a Geology graduate of the Universidad Nacional de
Colombia and holds a post graduate degree in digital image processing and
pattern recognition from the International Institute for Geo-Information
Science and Earth Observation (ITC) in the Netherlands. He is a certified
geologist with the Professional Geological Board of Colombia and is an active
member of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists.

    "I am very excited to be joining the PetroSouth Energy management team,"
stated Juan Carlos Robles. "We have a vast portfolio of high impact oil and
gas assets with an existing production base which we fully intend to grow and
develop. We are a very well positioned oil and gas company in Colombia with a
strong and experienced leadership team. I believe this combination of factors
will help us create a compelling investment opportunity for shareholders."

    Fred B Zaziski, Chairman of PetroSouth Energy states, "We are very
pleased to have Juan Carlos Robles join the executive team of PetroSouth
Energy. He brings a wealth of Colombian oil and gas experience to our team and
his proven success in commercial oil and gas exploration and development will
add great value to PetroSouth's asset development agenda. Mr. Robles has
significant industry networks which PetroSouth can leverage as we seek to
develop and grow our existing production base and our extensive land holdings
throughout Colombia, thereby enhancing shareholder value for existing and
future shareholders."

    Further Information

    Shareholders and prospective investors are encouraged to visit PetroSouth
Energy's website: and download PetroSouth Energy's
Investor Summary. Please feel free to call investor relations toll-free at
1-888-977-6884 to receive a full corporate investor's package. Investors
should take note that some of the key players within the prospect areas of
PetroSouth Energy include but are not limited to; Petrobras, Total S.A.,
Chevron Corporation, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Exxon-Mobil, British
Petroleum, and Talisman Energy Inc.

    About PetroSouth Energy Corp.

    PetroSouth Energy Corp. is a publicly traded independent oil and gas
exploration company with headquarters in Houston, Texas and an operation base
in Bogota, Colombia. PetroSouth Energy aims to secure and develop a portfolio
of oil and gas properties in Colombia, South America. The company is involved
in over 133,000 acres of prime oil and gas land holdings. PetroSouth Energy
trades on the NASD OTC BB under the ticker symbol: PSEG - "PetroSouth Energy -
High Impact Colombian Energy Exploration".

    On behalf of the Board

    Fred B. Zaziski, Chairman

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Statements in this news release that are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Words
such as "expects", "intends", "plans", "may", "could", "should",
"anticipates", "likely", "believes" and words of similar import also identify
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current
facts and analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future
results, estimates of amounts not yet determined and assumptions of
management, including, but not limited to, the Company's belief that
PetroSouth Energy can identify and successfully negotiate leases for oil and
gas properties in Colombia and that the Company can participate in the
exploration of those properties. Actual results may differ materially from
those currently anticipated due to a number of factors beyond the reasonable
control of the Company. Additional information on risks and other factors that
may affect the business and financial results of the Company can be found in
filings of the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

For further information:

For further information: PetroSouth Energy Corp. Fred B. Zaziski
Chairman Toll Free: 1-888-977-6884

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