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September 9, 2014, Trinity Valley Provides Update on STARS

September 9, 2014, Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TE – TSX Venture) (The “Company”) and Anderson County Land Company (“ACLC”) announce Dr. Myron Kuhlman of Houston, Texas commenced his modeling of the Carrizo reservoir of the Days Chapel Enhanced Oil Recovery (“EOR”) Project (“Days Chapel” or the “Project”), in early July, 2014. A key deliverable in his modeling is a “match’ to the history of the successful Slocum steam flood undertaken by Shell in the 1970s on the Slocum Field, 2 miles south of Days Chapel. ACLC has been able to procure the internal Shell reporting which demonstrated that Shell recovered an average of 52% of the Original-Oil-In-Place on the well patterns which they stimulated with steam. This report included an opinion that through refinement in the process the recovery rate could be have been as high a 65%. Mr. Kuhlman is in the process of completing an initial phase model which applies the Shell technology onto Days Chapel. This direct comparison is important as it will provide a base for the independent reservoir engineers in their preparation of a National Instrument 51-101 compliant independent engineering report. ACLC has identified Laroche Petroleum Consultants Ltd (“Laroche”) of Plano Texas who are qualified to issue and complete a NI 51-101 compliant reserve report. Laroche has conducted an initial scoping of the Days Chapel Field for a reservoir evaluation. ACLC will deliver Dr. Myron Kuhlman’s completed STARS report to Laroche upon its completion. Upon completion the direct comparison to the Shell Slocum Field (which is based on inverted 7-spot) a number of variables will be modeled with STARS including but not necessarily limited to: (a) inclusion of laterals; (b) a follow up polymer flood (c) change in pattern orientation. The average permeability of the Slocum reservoir per the Shell internal report was 2,300 Millidarcies (“MD”). Mr Kuhlman’s modeling has calculated areas Days Chapel where the permeability exceeds 12,000 MD. The higher the MD measurement the more receptive the formation is to steam injectivity. N average for Days Chapel is in the process of being calculated. For comparison, the average for the Lloydminster heavy oil fields of east central Alberta is 1,200 to 1,500 MD. In July 2014, Core Laboratories in Bakersfield, California completed steam injectivity tests on 9 core samples submitted by ACLC from Days Chapel. Recoveries of oil-in-place ranged from 52.6% upwards to 82.6%. These results of these tests have been integrated into the STARS simulations. STARS (“thermal reservoir simulator and advanced recovery processes”) software, which is developed and maintained by Computer Modelling Group, is the industry standard software for the evaluation of heavy oil reservoirs and the simulation of various exploitation techniques inclusive but not limited to SAGD. Dr. Kuhlman is a licensed user of STARS and has applied it for many of his clients. About The Days Chapel Project The Days Chapel oilfield in Anderson County, East Texas is shallow Carrizo sand (Eocene Formation) at a depth of 550 feet to 700 feet. The formation lacks natural reservoir “drive” in the form of solution natural gas or water drive. Accordingly, it must be artificially heated to enable the oil to be produced. The Days Chapel oilfield is one of a number of contiguous Carrizo oilfields in the southern part of Anderson County. Because the Carrizo formation lacks natural reservoir energy in the form of solution natural gas or water drive, in the late 1960’s Shell Oil Company developed the Slocum field, less than two miles south of Days Chapel with a full scale steam-injection using vertical well 7-spot injection patterns.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

 

Michael Dake President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TEL)- (888) 909-5548, (FAX)-(888) 909-1033 Email: info@trinityvalleyenergy.com Website: www.trinityvalleyenergy.com

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June 4, 2014, Trinity Valley Announces STARS Modelling

June 4, 2014, Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TE – TSX Venture) (The “Company”)

and Anderson County Land Company (“ACLC”) announce they have retained Dr. Myron Kuhlman of Houston, Texas to undertake a modeling of the Carrizo reservoir the Days Chapel Enhanced Oil Recovery (“EOR”) Project (“Days Chapel” or the “Project”), located in Anderson County, East Texas approximately 110 miles southeast of Dallas, Texas.

The modeling will utilized STARS (“thermal reservoir simulator and advanced recovery processes”) software, which is developed and maintained by Computer Modelling Group, is the industry standard software for the evaluation of heavy oil reservoirs and the simulation of various exploitation techniques inclusive but not limited to SAGD. Dr. Kuhlman is a licensed user of STARS and has applied it for many of his clients.

Dr. Kuhlman is the proprietor of MK Tech Solutions Inc. and over the past 30 years has contributed to over 80 projects in the areas of thermal, miscible and chemical based enhanced oil recovery projects. He possesses a PhD. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois as well as a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University. His career prior to forming MK Solutions Inc included positions with E.I. DuPont, Shell Oil and Tuboscope Vetco. He will commence his review in early June with preliminary recommendations expected in mid to late July 2014.

Additionally, Core Laboratories in Bakersfield, California has received core samples from the core holes drilled in 2013 and has commenced steam injectivity tests. The results of these tests will be integrated into the STARS simulations.

Upon completion of the STARS modelling, the components of the recommended exploitation techniques (i:e; recovery factor, steam ratios, production profile) will be used in the preparation of a National Instrument 51-101-compliant independent reservoir engineering report.

About The Days Chapel Project

The Days Chapel oilfield in Anderson County, East Texas is shallow Carrizo sand (Eocene Formation) at a depth of 550 feet to 700 feet. The formation lacks natural reservoir “drive” in the form of solution natural gas or water drive. Accordingly, it must be artificially heated to enable the oil to be produced.

The Days Chapel oilfield is one of a number of contiguous Carrizo oilfields in the southern part of Anderson County. Whereas the Carrizo formation lacks natural reservoir energy in the form of solution natural gas or water drive, in the late 1960’s Shell Oil Company developed the Slocum field, less than two miles south of Days Chapel with a full scale steam-injection using vertical well 7-spot injection patterns.

 

The Days Chapel Project has established infrastructures that include paved highways throughout the property, rail access, a sale gas pipeline runs through property, good water sources with rights, valid lease and Mineral Deeds have been assembled by ACLC over a 4-year period. The Project is strategically located close to the Gulf Coast Refineries in the Houston Ship Channel and Beaumont/Lake Charles areas, offering significantly higher oil price differentialto Canadian oil producers (Heavy Oil) per barrel.

 

Gerrard Kiefer, Professional Geologist, is the Qualified Person under National Instrument 51-101 responsible for preparing and reviewing the data contained in this press release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

 

Michael Dake President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TEL)- (888) 909-5548, (FAX)-(888) 909-1033 Email: info@trinityvalleyenergy.com Website: www.trinityvalleyenergy.com

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.

 

April 23, 2014, Trinity Appoints New Director

April 23, 2014, Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TE – TSX Venture) (The “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jerry A. Minni, CGA, to its board of directors.

Mr Minni is a Certified General Accountant and has been CEO of the Mcorp Investment Group since 1992. The Mcorp Investment Group owns commercial real estate and has investments in a number of privately held operating Companies in British Columbia, Oregon and California.

In addition Mr. Minni has over 30 years’ experience in the administration, management and financing of venture capital companies, having an extensive knowledge of the regulatory filing processes within Canada. Mr. Minni has been and remains a director and officer of several public companies.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

 

Michael Dake President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TEL)- (888) 909-5548, (FAX)-(888) 909-1033 Email: info@trinityvalleyenergy.com Website: www.trinityvalleyenergy.com

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.

 

February 11, 2014 Trinity Valley Increases Reserve Base At Days Chapel

Feb 11, 2014 Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TE – TSX Venture) (The “Company”) and Anderson County Land Company (“ACLC”) have received an interim report of Estimated Original Oil In Place, (“OOIP”) effective January 15, 2014 from RJ Naas LLC, independent petroleum engineer on the Days Chapel Enhanced Oil Recovery (“EOR”) Project (“Days Chapel” or the “Project”), located in Anderson County, East Texas approximately 110 miles southeast of Dallas, Texas.

This interim report contains an increased estimate to 16,621,771 barrels of original oil in place at Days Chapel to the Isopach zero foot contour and an increased estimate to 11,960,346 barrels of original oil in place to the Isopach 20 foot contour. The December 17, 2012 51-101F2 Report prepared by RJ Naas LLC, was based on 14.1 million barrels of original oil in place and 9.2 million barrels to the Isopach 20 foot contour.

A revised Isopach map and the addition of an Isovol (Hnet ǫX So) map were prepared from the interpretations of the logs and cores from 18 locations over the Carrizo oil pool. The Isovol map is critical to the OOIP. Samples from the cores were tested by Weatherford Laboratories using both the Retort and Dean Starks procedures to obtain measurements of porosity, permeability and oil saturation.

The estimated recoverable reserves in the December 17, 2012 51-101F2 Report of 4,287,000 barrels of oil was based on inverted 7-spot steam technology which was applied by Shell Oil Company in the 1970s at the Slocum Field, two and half miles to the south. Based on a 20 foot cut off, a 45% recovery factor of original oil in place was applied. The evolution of steam assisted production technology, including SAGD and other techniques, has been yielding as high as 65% to 70% recovery factors in the more viscous heavy oil reservoirs of East Central Alberta.

The Carrizo oil formation however, contains a less viscous oil (18°, no heavy metals). ACLC and the Company expect that modeling based on current technology will result in a significant improvement over a 45% recovery factor. The combination of an expanded reservoir and the application of contemporary technology will result in material increase in projected recoverable reserves.

The remaining results of the coring program along with this report will form part of a data catalogue which will now be inputted into a simulation model to determine the optimal combination of technology and techniques to commercially exploit the Days Chapel Carrizo Oil Pool. In conclusion, results from the above modeling program and analysis, along with the Estimated Original Oil In Place Report will provide information to update a NI 51-101 compliant independent reservoir engineering report to reflect the increase in the size of the reservoir and the application of contemporary enhanced oil recovery technology.

About The Days Chapel Project The Days Chapel oilfield in Anderson County, East Texas is shallow Carrizo sand (Eocene Formation) at a depth of 550 feet to 700 feet. The formation lacks natural reservoir “drive” in the form of solution natural gas or water drive. Accordingly, it must be artificially heated to enable the oil to be produced. The Days Chapel oilfield is one of a number of contiguous Carrizo oilfields in the southern part of Anderson County. Whereas the Carrizo formation lacks natural reservoir energy in the form of solution natural gas or water drive, in the late 1960’s Shell Oil Company developed the Slocum field, less than two miles south of Days Chapel with a full scale steam-injection using vertical well 7-spot injection patterns.

The Days Chapel Project has established infrastructures that include paved highways throughout the property, rail access, a sale gas pipeline runs through property, good water sources with rights, valid lease and Mineral Deeds have been assembled by ACLC over a 4-year period. The Project is strategically located close to the Gulf Coast Refineries in the Houston Ship Channel and Beaumont/Lake Charles areas, offering significantly higher oil price differential to Canadian oil producers (Heavy Oil) per barrel.

Gerrard Kiefer, Professional Geologist, is the Qualified Person under National Instrument 51-101 responsible for preparing and reviewing the data contained in this press release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Michael Dake”

Michael Dake President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Trinity Valley Energy Corp. (TEL)- (888) 909-5548, (FAX)-(888) 909-1033 Email: info@trinityvalleyenergy.com Website: www.trinityvalleyenergy.com

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.