Penn Virginia Corporation to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

RADNOR, Pa.--

Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) announced today that it will make a presentation at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy / Power Conference on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 in New York at 4:25 p.m. ET.

A. James Dearlove, President and Chief Executive Officer will make the presentation at the conference. An overview of PVA's operations, including a discussion of strategy and recent activities, will be presented at the conference and related investor meetings.

The conference presentation will be webcast and will be accessible at PVA's website. The presentation slides will be made available prior to the scheduled presentation at PVA's website. To access the webcast or the presentation slides, please visit 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 United States, 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 77 percent of Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P. (NYSE: PVG), the owner of the general partner and the largest unitholder 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