SINTANA ENERGY INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR RESIGNATION

January 3, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO - January 3, 2014 - Sintana Energy Inc. (TSX-V: SNN) ("Sintana" or "Company") announces that Mr. Grant Fagerheim has resigned as a Director of the Company, effective as of January 1, 2014. He recently advised the Board that he no longer has sufficient available time to effectively fulfill his role as a Director.

Mr. Keith Spickelmier, Executive Chairman of Sintana, stated "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Grant for his contributions to the Company and wish him great success in his future endeavours".

On behalf of Sintana Energy

"Doug Manner"
Chief Executive Officer

For additional information or to receive timely updates about Sintana's South America projects and recent corporate activities please visit the Company's website at www.sintanaenergy.com or email info@sintanaenergy.com

Corporate Contact:

Douglas Manner
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 832.279.4913

Corporate Contact:

Sean Austin
Vice President
Tel: 713.825.9591

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