Penn Virginia Announces Upcoming Investor Conference Presentations

RADNOR, Pa.--

Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) today announced that it will make two energy conference presentations next week.

The first presentation will be at the Energize 2007: New Year, New Realities Conference, hosted by Pritchard Capital Partners, LLC, and is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. PT on January 9, 2007 at The Omni San Francisco Hotel. A. James Dearlove, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company and will discuss recent activities and strategy.

The second event will be at the 3rd Annual Appalachian E&P Forum hosted by BMO Capital Markets Corp. at its offices in New York, where the Company will participate in a panel presentation by Appalachian producers scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. ET on January 10, 2007. H. Baird Whitehead, Executive Vice President of the Company and President of Penn Virginia Oil and Gas Corporation, will primarily discuss the Company's Appalachian exploration and production activities.

The conference presentations will not be webcast over the internet, but the slide presentations will be available prior to the scheduled presentation time on the Company's website at www.pennvirginia.com, under "Presentations" 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 natural gas reserves. PVA also owns approximately 82% 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 properties and related assets and the operator of a midstream natural gas gathering and processing business. For more information about PVA, visit the Company's website at www.pennvirginia.com.

Source: Penn Virginia Corporation