Big Sky Energy Begins Production from Karatal Block in Kazakhstan

Big Sky Energy has commenced production from its Karatal Block located on the north shore of the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan.

Well No. 6 was re-entered and worked over earlier this year, and has been placed on production at a rate of 100 bopd from the Jurassic formation (591m to 596m). This Well produces on pump to a well site oil battery. Oil production is sold at the field under a short-term sales contract.

"We are pleased to start production from this Block," stated Mr. Al Sehsuvaroglu, the Company's President and CEO. "We intend to follow up with additional work-overs and new wells which will use the infrastructure which we have recently installed, which we believe will accelerate our ability to grow production from this Block."