Sonoro Provides Update

TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: SNV

CALGARY, Nov. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - Sonoro Energy Ltd. ("Sonoro" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SNV) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the next phase of its evaluation program with analysis of 600 kilometers of 2D seismic across the Salah ad Din Province (the "Province"). The analysis identifies ten structures in addition to the Company's North Salah ad Din prospect (the "NSD Prospect"). The new prospects appear to be evenly split between asphalt (heavy oil) resources over multi-stacked horizons and conventional oil and gas resources. Following the positive outcome of the prospect mapping evaluation study, the Company is pursuing the acquisition of conventional oil and gas rights to complement the Company's existing asphalt (heavy oil) rights. In the next phase of the evaluation, volumetrics and offset wells will be studied to high-grade the various prospects and define drilling locations.

The Company continues to be engaged with potential partners with respect to the appraisal and exploration of the Company's prospects in the Province. In order to assist with this process, the Company has recently engaged FirstEnergy Capital LLP to help secure a farm-in partner to accelerate drilling activities on the NSD Prospect as well as the numerous exploration prospects across the Province.

Operational Update

Sonoro selected a preferred drilling contractor for tender award, however, the contractor has been unable to meet Sonoro's requirements in providing a drilling rig. The Company is currently in discussions with alternative drilling contractors.

The Province has provided the Company with confirmation that the lands within the NSD Prospect area are provincially owned and the Province has confirmed that it will provide the Company with requisite approval for a land lease to commence operations. The civil contract negotiations have been concluded and the Company has awarded a local civil contractor with the contract for the construction of roads, leases, and other support services for the NSD Prospect. The contractor is on standby until drilling services can be finalized.

The Company has completed an Environmental Impact Assessment which identified no significant concerns regarding the NSD Prospect.  The Company has submitted this assessment to the Province.

About Sonoro

Sonoro is an international oil exploration and development company. Our current focus is resource exploration and development in Iraq. We have initiated the evaluation of resource opportunities within our exclusive asphalt (heavy oil) license agreement.

Forward Looking Information

This press release contains forward looking information, including but not limited to planned operations at Sonoro's Salah ad Din project, entering into a drilling services contract and entering into a partnership agreement.  The forward looking information is based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to risks associated with the oil and gas industry (e.g. operational risks in development, exploration and production delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the uncertainty of resource estimates; the uncertainty associated with geological interpretations; the uncertainty of estimates and projections in relation to production, costs and expenses and health, safety and environmental risks), the risk of commodity price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations, risks associated with the implementation of new technology, risks associated with obtaining, maintaining and the timing of receipt of regulatory approvals, permits, and licenses, uncertainties relating to access to capital markets and the risk of volatile global economic conditions.

Due to the risks, uncertainties and assumptions inherent in forward looking information, prospective investors in the company's securities should not place undue reliance on forward looking information. Forward looking information contained in this press release is made as of the date hereof and are subject to change. The company assumes no obligation to revise or update forward looking information to reflect new circumstances, except as required by law.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements, including the exploration success and development plans in Iraq, are subject to risks and uncertainties, including those specific factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Company's periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement except in compliance with applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Sonoro Energy Ltd.

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