News Release

Primary Closes Final Tranche Of Financing

May 20, 2010 – Calgary Alberta – Primary Petroleum Corporation (TSX-V: PIE; PK:PETEF) (“Primary” or the “Company”) announces that it has closed the final tranche of the financing announced on May 12, 2010, in the amount of $821,932 in gross proceeds.

The company has issued 10,274,150 common shares and 10,274,150 common share purchase warrants. The shares are restricted from trading until September 20, 2010. The share purchase warrants can be exercised into common shares until November 19, 2011 at a price of $0.15.  The Company has the exclusive option to issue a 30 day written notice of expiry of the warrants to all warrant holders if the share price is equal to or greater than $0.25 per share for 10 consecutive days

Hidden Placees: 26

ProGroup: Jamie Levy-100,000; Donato Sferra-350,000; Robert Griffith- 50,000; Michael Mansfield.-100,000; John Szuls – 100,000 and David Pescod – 62,500

Insiders: Marrandino Holdings Inc. (Marrandino Family Trust)-125,000 and Kenneth Alan Blair-629,150

Agents Fees: Bolder Investment Partners Ltd. – $38,500 cash and 550,000 finder’s warrants; PowerOne Capital Markets Limited – $10,500 cash and 150,000 finder’s warrants.  Each Finder’s warrant is exercisable under the same price and conditions as the share purchase warrants issued in the financing and defined above.

Primary intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to payout the Company’s current secured debt obligations; general working capital, commence a further Land Acquisition Strategy to add to its approx. 110,000 acres of Bakken potential located in the Alberta Basin offsetting Rosetta Resources (ROSE: NASDAQ) and Newfield Exploration (NFX:NYSE) recent activities in Western Montana and it’s 20,000 acre of Bakken potential located in Eastern Montana, NW of the Elm Coulee field..

About Primary Petroleum Corporation: Primary is a junior oil and gas company engaged in exploration and development activities in Montana and Alberta with its head office located in Calgary.  The Company’s mandate is to continue to exploit oil & gas prospects of merit in the Sedimentary Basin of the Western United States and Canada.To find out more about Primary Petroleum visit our website at

For further information please contact:

Mike Marrandino
President & CEO

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