ENDEAVOUR INTERNATIONAL CORP: Endeavour Awarded New Exploration Blocks

ENDEAVOUR INTERNATIONAL CORP: Endeavour Awarded New Exploration Blocks
Endeavour Awarded New Exploration Blocks in the U.K. North Sea          
HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2012 -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE:
ENDV) today announced that the company has been awarded 7 new licenses,
covering ten exploration blocks in the U.K. North Sea. 
The blocks, awarded in the 27th Licensing Round conducted by the Department of
Energy and Climate Change (DECC), are located around Endeavour's core operating
areas. Endeavour will be the operator of these blocks. 
"We are very pleased to be awarded these additional licenses by the DECC," said
William L. Transier, chairman, chief executive officer and president.  "These
high quality exploration licenses complement our existing portfolio of assets
and create additional growth opportunities for the company going forward." 
Endeavour International Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration
and production company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development
of energy reserves in the North Sea and United States.  For more information,
visit www.endeavourcorp.com.

SOURCE Endeavour International Corporation 
CONTACT: Endeavour - Investor Relations, Darcey Matthews, +1-713-307-8711;
Pelham - Public Relations - UK Media, Philip Dennis, +44 (0)207 861 3919, or
Henry Lerwill, +44 (0)207 861 3169 
-0- Oct/29/2012 07:00 GMT
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