Interoil Exploration & Production ASA : Interoil Exploration & Production ASA : Colombia drilling program update

Interoil Exploration & Production ASA : Interoil Exploration & Production ASA
                      : Colombia drilling program update

The results of our second Monserrate well (MNS-6) show an average daily
production of 185 bopd and216 boepd including associated gas. The well was
drilled to 4180 ft with a 39 degree deviation. 411 ft. of net sands were
selected for perforation. GOR was 1129 scf/stb of 26.4 API oil gravity with
0.2% BSW.

The well is producing in accordance with our expectations.

The third well of our drilling program, Mana South 9, has been drilled to its
target depth. It is currently being perforated and will be tested for 1-2
weeks before the results are announced.



For more information please contact:

Thomas J. Fjell
CEO
Mob: +47958 15300

Erik Sandøy
CFO
Mob: +47 488 94 426

www.interoil.no

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Interoil Exploration & Production ASA is a Norwegian based exploration and
production company - listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange - with focus on
Latin-America. The company is operator of several production and exploration
assets in Peru and Colombia. Interoil is headquartered in Oslo.


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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