Penn Virginia Corporation to Present at RBC Capital Markets' Shale Gas Conference

RADNOR, Pa.--

Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) announced today that it will make a presentation at RBC Capital Markets' Shale Gas Conference on Thursday, January 31, 2008 in Toronto, at 2:45 p.m. ET.

H. Baird Whitehead, Executive Vice President and President of Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corporation, will present an overview of PVA's shale gas plays at the conference and related investor meetings.

The conference presentation will not be webcast but the presentation slides 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 onshore regions of the U.S., including the Cotton Valley play in east Texas, the Selma Chalk play in Mississippi, the Mid-Continent region, the Appalachian Basin 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, please visit PVA's website at www.pennvirginia.com.

Source: Penn Virginia Corporation