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Bengal Energy Ltd. Announces Election of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2013) - Bengal Energy Ltd. (BNG.TO) ("Bengal") is pleased to announce that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated August 26, 2013 were elected as directors of Bengal. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its annual and special meeting of shareholders on September 25, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta are set out below.

Election of Directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following eight nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Bengal:

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Ian J. Towers 30,958,487 94.02 1,967,600 5.98
Chayan Chakrabarty 30,958,487 94.02 1,967,600 5.98
Peter D. Gaffney 30,958,487 94.02 1,967,600 5.98
James B. Howe 30,958,487 94.02 1,967,600 5.98
Stephen N. Inbusch 30,953,487 94.01 1,972,600 5.99
Brian J. Moss 30,947,737 93.99 1,978,350 6.01
Robert D. Steele 30,958,487 94.02 1,967,600 5.98
W.B. (Bill) Wheeler 30,954,737 94.01 1,971,350 5.99

About Bengal

Bengal Energy Ltd. is an international junior oil and gas exploration and production company based in Calgary, Alberta. The Company is committed to growing shareholder value through international exploration, production and acquisitions. Bengal trades on the TSX under the symbol BNG. Additional information is available at www.bengalenergy.ca.