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Aug 20, 2007 - 16:09 ET Antrim Starts Third Well on the Causeway Trend, UK North Sea

CALGARY, ALBERTA AND LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2007) - 

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Antrim Energy Inc. (TSX:AEN) (AIM:AEY) ("Antrim"), an international oil and gas exploration and production company, today announced it has commenced drilling the third well in Antrim's 2007 three-well program in Causeway (Antrim 65.5%) in the UK North Sea.

The 211/22a-8 well will target the Ness sandstone sequence on the southwestern flank of the Causeway structure. 22a-8 is designed to appraise the West Causeway 211/22a-3 discovery made in 1984, which tested up to 5,500 barrels of oil per day from the Ness sandstones. The 22a-8 well will be drilled approximately 1.4 km northeast of 22a-3 to an estimated depth of 3,930 metres (12,900 ft). The well will take approximately 35 days to drill.

About Antrim

Antrim Energy Inc. is an international oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Antrim's objective is to create significant wealth for its shareholders through the discovery, production and sale of oil and gas. Antrim's production and exploration operations are centered in Argentina and its high impact oil and gas exploration is focused in the United Kingdom. Antrim is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (AEN) and on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (AEY). Visit www.antrimenergy.com for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this news release may be considered as "forward looking". Such "forward looking" statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from estimated or implied results. In accordance with AIM guidelines, Mr. Kerry Fulton, P. Eng and Chief Operating Officer of Antrim, is the qualified person that has reviewed the technical information contained in this news release.



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Antrim Energy Inc.
Stephen Greer
President & CEO
(403) 264-5111
(403) 264-5113 (FAX)
Email: greer@antrimenergy.com

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Antrim Energy Inc.
Kerry Fulton
Chief Operating Officer
(403) 264-5111
(403) 264-5113 (FAX)
Email: fulton@antrimenergy.com
Website: www.antrimenergy.com

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