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Mr. Jacques Bourgeois Leaves the Petrolia Board

/ -- Pétrolia (TSX VENTURE:PEA) announces the resignation of board member Jacques Bourgeois. Mr. Bourgeois joined the Pétrolia board of directors in 2013. Over the last 3 years, Mr. Bourgeois' knowledge of the Quebec business environment and vast experience have enriched in a lasting manner the deliberations of the board of directors.

Pétrolia would like to thank Mr. Bourgeois for his dedication and commitment to the Company and wishes him well in his future personal and professional endeavours.

About Pétrolia

Pétrolia is a junior oil and gas exploration company which owns interests in oil and gas licences covering 16,000 km² (4 million acres), which represents almost 23% of the Québec Territory under lease. The closing of a partnership on Anticosti Island has led to the creation of Anticosti Hydrocarbons L.P., a limited partnership in which Pétrolia holds a 21.7% interest. In order to carry out the project's operations, Pétrolia Anticosti Inc., a subsidiary of Pétrolia, was designated project operator. Pétrolia is a Quebec company whose objective is to develop oil from here, by the people here, for here. Pétrolia has 97,049,881 shares issued and outstanding.


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For more information:
Martin Belanger
President and CEO
418 657-1966
For information:
Jean-Francois Belleau
Director of Public and Governmental Affairs
418 657-1966

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