CGX Energy Announces $US 8 Million Private Placement

CGX Energy (TSX Venture: OYL.U) has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of Agents led by Sprott Securities Inc. and including Fraser Mackenzie Limited (the "Agents") pursuant to which the Agents are appointed exclusive agents to raise up to $US 8 Million in common shares on a best efforts basis.

Net proceeds of the offering will be used to continue the exploration on the company's three offshore Guyana Licenses and for general corporate purposes.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an application exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

CGX Energy is a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company focused on exploration for oil in Guyana, South America. CGX is managed by a team of experienced oil and gas and finance professionals from Canada, U.S.A. and the UK. CGX is financed internationally and has thousands of shareholders worldwide.