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ROYALE BEGINS PRODUCTION AT CRC RVGU #8-1 AND CRC RVGU #8-2
WELLS IN RIO VISTA GAS FIELD

San Diego, November 14, 2016 – Royale Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: ROYL) has announced that it has begun production from the two recently completed Rio Vista wells, CRC RVGU #8-1 and CRC RVGU #8-2. Both wells have a combined target production rate of 3,000 MCF per day.

Rio Vista is the largest natural gas field in California, producing over 3.5 TCF of natural gas. Royale and its partners used 3-D seismic to identify some deeper productive sands in the Martinez formation. After the success of its CRC RVGU #8-1 in September with over 100 ft. of stacked net pay, the company successfully drilled and completed the CRC RVGU #8-2 well in October.

Royale Energy and its partners plan to drill at least 3 to 4 more development wells within this area of the field.


About Royale Energy, Inc.
Founded in 1986, Royale Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:ROYL) is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition, development, and marketing of natural gas. Royale Energy has its primary operations in the Sacramento and San Joaquin basins in California.

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Contact:
Royale Energy, Inc.
Chanda Idano- Director of Marketing & PR
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