Penn Virginia Corporation to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference

RADNOR, Pa.-- Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE: PVA) announced today that it will participate in The 2009 Oil & Gas Conference, hosted by EnerCom, Inc., and other investor meetings from Tuesday, August 11 to Thursday, August 13, 2009. PVA's presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 4:20 p.m. Eastern time (2:20 p.m. Mountain time).

H. Baird Whitehead, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present an overview of PVA's operations, including a discussion of strategy and recent activities.

The conference webcast will be available at PVA's website,, or at the conference website, The presentation slides will be made available prior to the conference at PVA's website under "Presentations & Webcasts" in the "For Investors" section.

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 East Texas, Mississippi, the Mid-Continent region, the Appalachian Basin and the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. We also own approximately 77 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.

    Source: Penn Virginia Corporation