HOUSTON, February 12 /PRNewswire/ --

Endeavour International Corporation (Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that its subsidiary, Endeavour Energy Norge AS, has been awarded interests in two production licenses (PL) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf as part of the Awards in Predefined Areas 2007 licensing round conducted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

Endeavour was awarded a twenty percent interest in PL457 which includes part of block 16/1 and a twenty-five percent interest in PL453S containing part of each of the following blocks: 8/4, 8/5, 8/7, 8/8, 8/9, 8/11 and 8/12. The total gross acreage included in these licenses is 538,000 acres bringing the company's total Norwegian acreage to 1,423,000 acres.

Endeavour currently holds interests in two producing fields and fourteen production licenses in Norway and as part of its overall exploration program plans to drill up to six exploration wells on the Norwegian Continental Shelf in 2008 and into 2009.

Endeavour International Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of energy reserves in the North Sea. For more information, visit http://www.endeavourcorp.com.

Certain statements in this news release should be regarded as "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the securities laws. These statements speak only of as of the date made. Such statements are subject to assumptions, risk and uncertainty. Actual results or events may vary materially.

Web site: http://www.endeavourcorp.com

Rusty Fisher of Endeavour International Corporation, +1-713-307-8770