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PRD Energy Awarded the Wittmund Exploration Licence Covering Over 248,000 Acres Onshore Germany

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

PRD Energy Awarded the Wittmund Exploration Licence Covering Over 248,000 Acres Onshore Germany06:00 EDT Tuesday, September 11, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2012) - PRD Energy Inc. ("PRD" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PRD) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Wittmund Exploration Licence covering approximately 248,000 acres in Germany. The licence is located onshore in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany and has been awarded to PRD Energy GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.The licence is awarded for an initial period of five years and includes all rights surface to basement. This licence has a history of previous production within its boundaries. Pursuant to the terms of the licence, PRD is committed to bringing at least two wells onto production within the initial five year term. The award of this licence is subject to the review and approval by various municipal and state government authorities.About PRD EnergyPRD Energy Inc. is a Calgary based oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of, natural gas and crude oil, principally in Europe. PRD Energy's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange with the symbol "PRD". FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Michael GreenwoodPRD Energy Inc.Chairman and Chief Executive Officer(403) 234-0501(403) 234-0511 (FAX)ORMark HornettPRD Energy Inc.President and Chief Operating Officer(403) 234-0501(403) 234-0511 (FAX)ORJeff ScottPRD Energy Inc.Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer(403) 234-0501(403) 234-0511 (FAX)Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.