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November 12, 2014
Mountainview Energy Ltd. (TSXV: MVW) (“Mountainview” or the “Company”) provides an operational update on its recent three-well drilling program.

BJNJ Well Pad (BJNJ 30-31-1H & BJNJ 19-18N-1H)

The Company has successfully drilled the BJNJ 30-30-1H well (the “BJNJ 30 well”) and the BJNJ 19-18-1H (the “BJNJ 19 well”) on its BJNJ well pad on the western side of the Company’s 12 Gage core area in Divide County, N.D. The BJNJ 30 well was drilled to a total depth of 17,927 feet, including a horizontal lateral of 9,453 feet within the Three Forks (Torquay) formation. The second well on the pad, the BJNJ 19 well was drilled to a depth of 18,800 feet including a 10,100 foot horizontal lateral within the Three Forks (Torquay) formation. Each of these wells were drilled (spud to rig release) in less than 18 days with Nabors USA Drilling Rig #165.

The BJNJ 30 well was completed with a 36 stage fracture treatment using 3.7 million pounds of proppant and an updated fracture stimulation design. The BJNJ 30 well averaged 552 barrels of oil equivalent per day (“boe/d”) (348 boe/d net to the Company before royalties), 89% oil, in its first 30 days of production. Within this 30 day period, a peak 1-day rate of 700 boe/d (441 boe/d net to the Company before royalties) and a 7 day consecutive production rate of 623 boe/d (392 boe/d net to the Company before royalties) were recorded. This 7 day peak rate is a 17% increase and the 30 day rate is a 29% increase over the corresponding production rates in the direct (south) offset well in the 12 Gage Projects (Heckman 7-6-1H). The current estimated cost to drill, complete, and install surface facilities for the BJNJ 30 well is $5.8 million which is 11% below the original $6.5 million cost estimate for this well. The BJNJ 19 well is currently awaiting completions operations and is on target to meet the original $6.5 million cost estimate for the well.

Aaberg Well Pad (Aaberg 8-5N-1H)

The Company has also successfully drilled the Aaberg 8-5N-1H well (the “Aaberg 8 well”) on the Aaberg well pad on the eastern side of its core 12 Gage asset in Divide County, N.D. The Aaberg 8 well was successfully drilled to a total depth of 19,150 feet including a lateral section of 10,030 feet in pay. The Aaberg 8 well was drilled in 14 days. This well is now standing awaiting completion operations and is on target to meet the original $6.5 million cost estimate for the well.

For further information, please contact:

Patrick M. Montalban, President & Chief Executive Officer
Address: PO Box 200, Cut Bank, MT 59427
E-Mail: mvw@bresnan.net
Web Site: mountainviewenergy.com
Fax: (406) 873-2835

Brent Osmond, Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer
E-Mail: brento@mountainviewenergy.com
Phone: (403) 999-8511

CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS

Initial Production Levels

Any references in this news release to initial, early and/or test or production/performance rates and/or “flush” production rates are useful in confirming the presence of hydrocarbons, however, such rates are not determinative of the rates at which such wells will continue production and decline thereafter. Additionally, such rates may also include recovered “load oil” fluids used in well completion stimulation. While encouraging, readers are cautioned not to place reliance on such rates in calculating the aggregate production for the Company. The initial production rate may be estimated based on other third party estimates or limited data available at this time. The initial production is generally estimated using boes.  In all cases in this press release initial production or test are not necessarily indicative of long-term performance of the relevant well or fields or of ultimate recovery of hydrocarbons.

Barrels of Oil Equivalent

Barrels of oil equivalent (boe) is calculated using the conversion factor of 6 Mcf (thousand cubic feet) of natural gas being equivalent to one barrel of oil.  Boes may be misleading, particularly if used in isolation. A boe conversion ratio of 6 Mcf: 1 Bbl is based on an energy equivalency conversion method primarily applicable at the burner tip and does not represent a value equivalency at the wellhead. Given that the value ratio based on the current price of crude oil as compared to natural gas is significantly different from the energy equivalency ratio of 6 Mcf: 1 Bbl, utilizing a conversion on a 6:1 basis may be misleading as an indication of value.

Analogous Information

Certain information in this document may constitute “analogous information” as defined in National Instrument 51-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities (“NI 51-101“), including, but not limited to, information relating to the areas in geographical proximity to prospective exploratory lands held or to be to be held by Mountainview or the Borrower.  Such information has been obtained from government sources, regulatory agencies or other industry participants.  Management of Mountainview believes the information is relevant as it helps to define the reservoir characteristics in which Mountainview may hold an interest. Mountainview is unable to confirm that the analogous information was prepared by a qualified reserves evaluator or auditor. Such information is not an estimate of the reserves or resources attributable to lands held or to be held by Mountainview and there is no certainty that the reservoir data and economics information for the lands held or to be held by Mountainview will be similar to the information presented herein. The reader is cautioned that the data relied upon by Mountainview may be in error and/or may not be analogous to such lands to be held by Mountainview.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain information contained in this press release constitutes forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, information related to the expected date of completion of the Wigness Well, the expected date of spudding of the Leininger Well, potential drilling locations and other operational plans.  By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond the Company’s control including the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations, environmental risks, competition from other industry participants, the lack of availability of qualified service providers, personnel or management, stock market volatility and ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, inability to meet or continue to meet listing requirements, the inability to obtain required consents, permits or approvals and the risk that actual results will vary from the results forecasted and such variations may be material.  Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The Company’s actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits the Company will derive therefrom.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release.  Mountainview disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. Additionally, Mountainview undertakes no obligation to comment on the expectations of, or statements made by, third parties in respect of the matters discussed above.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release.  Mountainview disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. Additionally, Mountainview undertakes no obligation to comment on the expectations of, or statements made by, third parties in respect of the matters discussed above.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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