Royale Energy Increases Production from Crossroads Project

Royale Energy has drilled its Crossroads #4 well in California to a total depth of 5,000 ft. Well logs indicate a 25 ft. gas filled zone at 3,600 ft. and two additional 5-7 ft. gas zones above 3,500 ft.

This is the third productive natural gas well of four wells drilled on the Crossroads project.

The Company is selling its California natural gas production on a Gas Daily Index at the PG&E City Gate. The sales price for May 2004 has averaged over $6.00 per MCF.