Columbus Energy Limited: Status Of Barbara-Chorzow Coal Mine Acquisition

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - August 23, 2013) - Columbus Energy Limited (TSXV: CEL) ("The Company") announced in a news release dated April 15, 2013 that it had entered into an option agreement to acquire 60% of the Barbara-Chorzow Coal mine in Upper Silesia, Poland from Przedsiebiors Uslugt Gorniczych Greenway ("Greenway").

This is a fundamental acquisition and the shares of the Company are halted until such time as the TSX-Venture Exchange has accepted for filing various documents including a 43-101 report on the project.

Dr. Larry Thomas, B.Sc., PhD, C. Eng. FIMMM, C. Geol., FGS of Dargo Associates of the United Kingdom has provided a NI 43-101 report on the project.

The 43-101 report was submitted to the exchange on August 07, 2013 for a review prior to filing. There has been no response from the exchange as of this date.

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

Contact Information:
Columbus Energy Limited
Douglas Scheving
Director/Corporate Secretary
Phone (604) 684 7619