Royale Begins Drilling a Development Well After Positive Results in CRC RVGU #8-1

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Royale Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:ROYL) has begun drilling its second well, the CRC RVGU #8-2, in the Rio Vista field after finding over 100 ft. of net pay in a new gas pool discovery with the CRC RVGU #8-1 well. Both wells are being drilled from the same pad with the CRC RVGU #8-2 being drilled directionally. The CRC RVGU #8-1 was drilled vertically to a total depth of 6,700 ft. and encountered new natural gas reserves in several sands.

After the CRC RVGU #8-2 well has reached total depth, both wells can be completed and put into production from the same location. Drilling operations should take about 12 days.

Natural Gas prices have risen from $1.83 per MCF in May of this year to over $3.00 per MCF currently.

About Royale Energy, Inc.

Founded in 1986, Royale Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:ROYL) is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition, development, and marketing of natural gas. Royale Energy has its primary operations in the Sacramento and San Joaquin basins in California.

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