DELIVERY OF FIRST QUARTER 2011 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS DELAYED DUE TO THE CANADA POST STRIKE AND DISRUPTION OF MAIL SERVICES

Calgary, Alberta – Tourmaline Oil Corp. (TSX – TOU) (“Tourmaline”) announces that, due to the Canada Post strike and the disruption of mail services, shareholders who previously requested to receive copies of Tourmaline’s unaudited interim financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2011 and the related management’s discussion and analysis may not receive them by mail. Copies of these documents have been filed and are available on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com and will be provided to each shareholder who requests them by contacting Tourmaline directly. These documents will also be mailed to the shareholders that have previously requested them as soon as practicable, and in any event within ten days of the date on which regular postal service resumes.

 

ABOUT TOURMALINE OIL CORP.

Tourmaline is a Canadian intermediate crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company focused on long-term growth through an aggressive exploration, development, production and acquisition program in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Tourmaline Oil Corp.
Scott Kirker
Secretary and General Counsel
(403) 767-3593; kirker@tourmalineoil.com

OR

Tourmaline Oil Corp.
Suite 3700, 250 – 6th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3H7
Phone: (403) 266-5992
Facsimile: (403) 266-5952
www.tourmalineoil.com