VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2012) - Troy Energy Corp. (NEX:TEG.H) (the "Corporation" or "Troy") announces the grant to consultants of the Corporation of an aggregate of 300,000 options to acquire common shares in the capital of Troy at a price of $0.15 for a period of five years from the date of grant. The foregoing option grant is subject to final regulatory approval.

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Contact Information:

Troy Energy Corp.
James Owen
President and Chief Executive Officer
(604) 684-9201
(604) 684-9877 (FAX)