Trident Claims 175 New Wells for 2007

During 2007, Trident Exploration participated in the drilling of 157 new wells or horizontal legs. This coupled with the tie-in of certain wells drilled in previous years contributed to the connection of 175 new wells or horizontal legs for production in the year. The Company's net production for the year ended December 31, 2007 approximated 98 mmcf/d, a 37% increase from 2006. Approximately 90% of the total company working interest gas sales are derived from coal bed methane ("CBM") formations split between Mannville coal and Horseshoe Canyon coal.