Encore Acquisition Co. Intends to Offer Sr. Subordinated Notes Due 2016

Encore Acquisition Company intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior subordinated notes due 2016 in an underwritten public offering. The offering will be made under Encore's shelf registration statement, which became effective immediately upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on April 22, 2009.

Encore intends to use the net proceeds of the proposed offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility.