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Anterra Announces Final Closing of Alliance Transaction

CALGARY, ALBERTA. January 18, 2010 – Anterra Energy Inc. (“Anterra” or the “Company”) announces that the Company closed the second investment pursuant to the previously announced investment agreement with Alliance Success Holding Group Limited (“Alliance”) on Friday, January 15, 2010. The Company issued 150,000,000 Class A Shares at a price of $0.08 per share to Alliance for gross proceeds of $12,000,000. The funds are in addition to the $3,000,000 received from Alliance in two tranches on October 6, 2009 and November 23, 2009 for a total investment of $15,000,000. Anterra paid finder’s fees of $240,000 to each of Research Capital Corporation and ISTDC Canada Inc. and issued warrants to such firms to acquire an aggregate of 1,599,999 Class A Shares at $0.15 per share until January 14, 2012. The 150,000,000 Class A Shares and the brokers’ warrants are subject to a four month hold period.

About Anterra Energy Inc.
Anterra Energy is an independent exploration, development and production company with an emerging focus on the use of advanced exploration technologies including 3-D imaging, horizontal drilling and multi-stage completions to systematically develop its portfolio of conventional and non-conventional oil and gas projects. Complementing this strong exploitation and development focus, the Company owns and operates fee-based midstream facilities in western Canada. Anterra is a public Canadian company listed on the TSXV under the symbol AE.A. More information about Anterra is vailable on the Company’s website at www.anterraenergy.com.

For further information, please contact:
Owen C. Pinnell
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Anterra Energy Inc.
Telephone: (403) 215‐2427
Facsimile: (403) 261‐6601
E‐mail: pinnello@anterraenergy.com

Bill Johnson
President and Chief Operating Officer
Anterra Energy Inc.
Telephone: (403) 215-2384
Facsimile: (403) 261-6601
E-mail: johnsonb@anterraenergy.com

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