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Stock Options Granted

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/14 -- Westbridge Energy Corporation - ("Westbridge" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WEB) today announces that pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, the Company has granted 4,390,000 stock options to Directors, Officers and Consultants, exercisable at $0.075 per share, and expiring February 28, 2019.

This grant of stock options recognizes the effort of multiple individuals involved in the sourcing and financing of the partnership with Black Pearl Holdings, LLC. Westbridge's management, board and advisors are currently receiving significantly reduced cash compensation, as the Company solidifies its capital position.

For additional information, readers are invited to review corporate and property information available on the Westbridge website at: www.westbridgeweb.com

On behalf of Westbridge Energy Corporation,

Tosan Omatsola, President and Chief Executive Officer

Peter Henry, Director

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and "forward looking information" within the meaning of the British Columbia Securities Act, the Alberta Securities Act and the Ontario Securities Act. Generally, the words "expect", "intend", "estimate", "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking information. By their very nature, forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or that of our industry, to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any of our forward looking information. Statements in this press release regarding Westbridge's business or proposed business, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking information that involve risks and uncertainties, such as estimates and statements that describe Westbridge's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that Westbridge or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. All of the Company's Canadian public disclosure filings may be accessed via www.sedar.com and readers are urged to review these materials, including the technical reports filed with respect to the Company's oil and gas properties. The foregoing commentary is based on the beliefs, expectations and opinions of management on the date the statements are made. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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