PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Torrent Energy Corporation (OTCBB: TREN) today issued a reminder that president and chief executive officer John Carlson will host a telephonic investor presentation and simultaneous webcast tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at 1 p.m. Eastern (10 a.m. Pacific). Mr. Carlson will provide an operational update on Torrent's two coal bed methane natural gas projects located in Coos Bay, Oregon and southwestern Washington's Chehalis Basin.

The event will be accessible via the Internet at www.torrentenergy.com, or by dialing into the teleconference at 1-888-339-9446. Participants should access the website at least 15 minutes early to register and download any necessary audio software. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days.

About Torrent Energy Corporation

Torrent Energy Corporation is a growing exploration company focusing on developing non-conventional natural gas reserves in the Northwestern United States. The Company's primary objective is to create value for stakeholders by applying strong technical expertise to projects. The current focus of the Company's Oregon subsidiary, Methane Energy Corp., is on the exploration of the Coos Bay Basin project in southwestern Oregon where the Company currently has a portfolio that includes more than 118,000 acres of prospective land. For more information please visit www.torrentenergy.com.

Contact Information: For further information please contact: Investor Relations in the U.S. Pfeiffer High Investor Relations, Inc. Geoff High Principal Phone: 303-393-7044 Email: Torrent Energy Corp. John Carlson President & CEO Phone: 503-224-0072 Email: Investor Relations in Canada CHF Investor Relations Kelly Cody Associate Account Manager Phone: 416-868-1079 ext. 223 Email: