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Press release from CNW Group


Thursday, June 09, 2011

CALVALLEY PETROLEUM INC. - UPDATE ON CONTINUING OPERATIONS IN YEMEN08:00 EDT Thursday, June 09, 2011Calvalley Petroleum Inc. (TSX: CVI.A)CALGARY, June 9, 2011 /CNW/ - Calvalley Petroleum Inc. ("Calvalley" / "Company") is pleased to provide an operational update regarding current production development activities on the Company's Malik Block 9 which is approximately 350 kilometers east of Sana'a, the Capital of the Republic of Yemen.During the current political unrest in Yemen, Calvalley has continued operations at all key production locations, including the Company's Central Production Facility ("CPF") at the Hiswah Field. The Company also continues to deliver blended crude oil from the Hiswah and Ras Nowmah Fields into the Masila Export Pipeline System ("MEPS") through its newly operational Truck Offloading Facility ("TOF").As well, Calvalley is proceeding with facilities upgrades at the CPF to improve water handling capacity and to increase overall production through-put. This work priority is on schedule and is in anticipation of both increased production from the Hiswah field and increased blending of crude oil from the Ras Nowmah and Al-Roidhat Fields.Calvalley is an international oil and gas company, with offices in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, that operates its 50% working interest in Block 9 of the Masila Basin, in The Republic of Yemen. Calvalley also operates its 100% working interest in the Gimbi and Metema Blocks of the Blue Nile Basin, in The Republic of Ethiopia.THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.This press release may contain forward-looking statements including, without limitation, financial and business prospects and financial outlooks, and such statements may be forward-looking statements which reflect management's expectations regarding future plans and intentions, growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities. Words such as "may", "will", "should", "could", "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "intend", "plan", "potential", "continue", and similar expressions have been used to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve significant risk and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, changes in general economic and market conditions and other risk factors. Although the forward-looking statements contained herein are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, management cannot assure that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements and other information contained herein concerning the oil and gas industry and Calvalley's general expectations concerning this industry are based on estimates prepared by management using data from publicly available industry sources as well as from reserve reports, market research and industry analysis and on assumptions based on data and knowledge of this industry which Calvalley believes to be reasonable. However, this data is inherently imprecise, although generally indicative of relative market positions, market shares and performance characteristics. While Calvalley is not aware of any misstatements regarding any industry data presented herein, the industry involves risks and uncertainties and is subject to change based on various factors.For further information: or +1 (403) 297-0490 Edmund Shimoon, Chairman and CEO Zacharie Magnan, Vice-President, Finance and Acting CFO