Perpetual Energy Inc. to present at 2012 CAPP Investment Symposium

      Perpetual Energy Inc. to present at 2012 CAPP Investment Symposium

PR Newswire

CALGARY, Dec. 7, 2012

CALGARY, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX:PMT) - Perpetual Energy Inc.
("Perpetual" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce it will present at
the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Investment Symposium at
the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 1:30
p.m. Eastern Time and at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

A  copy  of  the   presentation  will  be   posted  to  Perpetual's   website,;  shortly   before  the   first  presentation   and 
presentation slides will be  available at the symposium.  Details on the  CAPP 
Investment Symposium are available at

The symposium will  feature multiple,  diverse panel  discussions providing  a 
unique mix of perspectives  on important energy  issues for Canadians.  Topics 
include oil and natural gas  market opportunities and challenges,  responsible 
energy development  and  economic,  environmental  and  social  sustainability 
issues, and play by play comparisons  of established and emerging oil and  gas 
resource investment  opportunities in  Canada. Among  the highlights  of  the 
symposium is  a panel  with Ontario  Finance Minister  Dwight Duncan,  Alberta 
Finance Minister Doug Horner, Saskatchewan  Energy and Resources Minister  Tim 
McMillan, and  Newfoundland and  Labrador  Natural Resources  Minister  Jerome 
Kennedy, who  will  discuss  provincial  government  perspectives  on  how  to 
maximize  economic  opportunities  associated  with  Canada's  growing  energy 

Keynote  speakers  include  world   energy  expert  Daniel  Yergin,   Pulitzer 
Prize-winning author of The  Prize: The Epic Quest  for Oil, Money and  Power, 
Rick George, former chief executive  officer of Suncor Inc., Canada's  largest 
integrated energy company, and New  York Times columnist David Brooks,  author 
of three books, a former editor at The Weekly Standard, Newsweek, the Atlantic
Monthly and a commentator on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

CAPP represents  companies, large  and small,  that explore  for, develop  and 
produce natural gas and crude  oil throughout Canada. CAPP's member  companies 
produce about  90 per  cent of  Canada's  natural gas  and crude  oil.  CAPP's 
associate members provide a wide range  of services that support the  upstream 
crude oil  and natural  gas industry.  Together CAPP's  members and  associate 
members are an important  part of a national  industry with revenues of  about 
$100 billion a year. CAPP's mission is to enhance the economic  sustainability 
of the Canadian upstream petroleum industry in a safe and environmentally  and 
socially responsible manner, through constructive engagement and communication
with governments, the public and stakeholders  in the communities in which  we 

Perpetual Energy  Inc.  is  a natural  gas-focused  Canadian  energy  company. 
Perpetual's shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto  Stock 
Exchange under  the symbol  "PMT",  "PMT.DB.D" and  "PMT.DB.E",  respectively. 
Further information with respect to Perpetual  can be found at its website  at

The  Toronto  Stock  Exchange  has   neither  approved  nor  disapproved   the 
information contained herein.

SOURCE Perpetual Energy Inc.


Perpetual Energy Inc.
3200, 605 5^thAve SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 3H5
Telephone: 403 269-4400
Fax: 403 269-4444

Susan L. Riddell Rose
President and Chief Executive Officer

Cameron R. Sebastian
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Claire Rosehill
Business and Investor Relations Analyst
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