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NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY Marketwire

FOR: PAN ORIENT ENERGY CORP.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: POE - | View Quote |  View Chart |  View Financials | 

Pan Orient Announces Private Placement

Jul 05, 2007 - 18:29 ET

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 5, 2007) -

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO ANY UNITED STATES NEWS SERVICES.

Pan Orient Energy Corp. ("Pan Orient" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:POE) announced today that it plans to raise, by way of a non-brokered private placement, approximately $5,000,000 through the issue of common shares at a price of $4.25 per share.

The net proceeds from the offering will be used by Pan Orient to accelerate exploration on the Company's 100% owned concession L53/48, located onshore Thailand, and new venture opportunities in Thailand, India and Indonesia.

Subject to regulatory approval, Pan Orient will pay a cash finder's fee to brokers or other third parties equal to 5% of the gross proceeds realized from sales made to purchasers referred to the Company by the finders. Closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about July 13, 2007 and is subject to the receipt of necessary regulatory approvals. The common shares issued will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of closing.

Pan Orient is a Calgary, Alberta based oil and gas exploration and production company with operations currently located onshore Thailand and in Western Canada.

The common shares of Pan Orient have not and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S." Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any U.S. person except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. The common shares may also be offered on a private placement basis to institutional investors in the United Kingdom.

40,134,842 common shares issued.


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Pan Orient Energy Corp.
Jeff Chisholm
President and CEO
(403) 294-1770

or

Pan Orient Energy Corp.
Jason Bednar
Vice President Finance and CFO
(403) 294-1770
Email: jason@panorient.ca