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 2008 Oil & Gas Investment Symposium (OGIS), hosted by the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 in New York at 11:20 a.m. ET. In addition, PVA will present at the 36th Annual Energy Conference, hosted by Howard Weil Inc., on Thursday, April 10, 2008 in New Orleans at 10:00 a.m. ET.

H. Baird Whitehead, Executive Vice President and President of Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corporation, will present at the IPAA OGIS and A. James Dearlove, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Howard Weil Energy Conference. An overview of PVA's operations, including a discussion of strategy and recent activities, will be presented at both conferences and related investor meetings.

The IPAA OGIS presentation will be webcast and can be accessed at PVA's website, www.pennvirginia.com, or at http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=126922. 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 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