Penn Virginia Corporation to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

RADNOR, Pa.--

Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) announced today that it will make a presentation at the Energize 2008 Conference, hosted by Pritchard Capital Partners, LLC, on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 in San Francisco, at 11:50 a.m. ET. In addition, PVA will present at the 4th Annual Appalachian E&P Forum, hosted by BMO Capital Markets, on Thursday, January 10, 2008, at 9:15 a.m. ET.

Frank A. Pici, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present an overview of PVA's operations, including a discussion of strategy and recent activities at the Energize 2008 Conference and related investor meetings. H. Baird Whitehead, Executive Vice President and President of Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corporation, will present an overview of PVA's Appalachian oil and gas operations at the Appalachian E&P Forum and related investor meetings.

Neither conference presentation will be webcast, but the presentation slides for both conferences will be available at PVA's website, www.pennvirginia.com, under "Presentations & Webcasts" in the "For Investors" section.

Headquartered in Radnor, PA and a member of the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) is an independent natural gas and oil company focused on the exploration, acquisition, development and production of reserves in domestic onshore regions, including the Appalachian Basin, the Cotton Valley play in east Texas, the Selma Chalk play in Mississippi, the Mid-Continent region and the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. PVA also owns approximately 82 percent of Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P. (NYSE:PVG), the owner of the general partner and the largest unit holder of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE:PVR), a manager of coal and natural resource properties and related assets and the operator of a midstream natural gas gathering and processing business. For more information about PVA, please visit its website at www.pennvirginia.com.

Source: Penn Virginia Corporation