March 15, 2013 at 09:00 AM EDT
Polar Petroleum Corp. Information Now Available Through S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Polar Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB:POLR) (herein after "Polar Petroleum", "Polar" and/or "the Company") announces the Company's information is now available via S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program, an information distribution service that enables subscribing publicly traded companies to have their company information disseminated to users of S&P Capital IQ's MarketScope Advisor. The Company information to be made available through this program includes share price, volume, dividends, shares outstanding, company financial position, and earnings. Polar Petroleum's information can be accessed at http://reports.standardandpoors.com/aidata/maccess/p/polr_441056_all.htm.

MarketScope Advisor is an Internet-based research engine used by more than 100,000 investment advisors. A public version of the site is available at http://advisor.marketscope.com.

As part of S&P Capital IQ's Market Access Program, information about Polar Petroleum will be available via the firm's Stock Guide database, which is distributed electronically to virtually all major quote vendors. As part of the program, a full description of Polar Petroleum will also be published in the Daily News section of Standard & Poor's Corporation Records, a recognized securities manual for secondary trading in up to 38 states under their Blue Sky Laws.

Daniel Walker, President & CEO of Polar Petroleum, commented: "We're happy to be working with S&P Capital IQ to effectively inform the greatest number of existing and potential investors about our current and ongoing progress. Today's investors demand timely and insightful information, and with S&P Capital IQ, we'll be better equipped to provide that very thing."

Company information distributed through the Market Access Program is based upon information that S&P Capital IQ considers to be reliable, but neither S&P Capital IQ nor its affiliates warrant its completeness or accuracy, and it should not be relied upon as such. This material is not intended as an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security or other financial instrument.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Read more on Polar Petroleum's official website, as well as further information about the Company and its latest news releases at http://www.polarpetro.com.

ABOUT POLAR PETROLEUM CORP.

Polar Petroleum (OTCBB:POLR) is an independent American oil and gas company based in Anchorage, AK. The Company is focused on securing domestic energy solutions through the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Alaska's proven North Slope region: home to the 2 largest oil fields in North America, over 10 other producing fields, and established infrastructure. The Company's Franklin Bluffs Project overlies the 3 source rocks thought to represent potential unconventional shale oil on the North Slope. Test drilling in the vicinity has met expectations for finding oil in the source rocks.* The Company's Hemi Springs Project is positioned within 1 of 18 Beaufortian accumulations in Alaska that together represent EUR of 5 billion barrels of oil and 12 trillion cubic feet of gas.**

Polar's projects are strategically positioned between many of the major players of the oil and gas industry and the necessary infrastructure to bring hydrocarbons to market.

The Polar Petroleum Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=17267

* Petroleum News, Sept. 23, 2012; ** US Geological Survey (USGS): Oil and Gas Resources of the Arctic Alaska Petroleum Province, 2005.

ABOUT S&P CAPITAL IQ

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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

Polar Petroleum Corp.
Daniel Walker, President & CEO

4300 B Street
Suite 505
Anchorage, AK
99503
USA

INVESTOR RELATIONS:
Toll Free: 1-888-765-2773
E-mail: ir@polarpetro.com
OTCBB: POLR

S&P Capital IQ Customer Contact:
Richard Albanese
212 438-3647
richard_albanese@spcapitaliq.com

S&P Capital IQ Media Relations Contact:
Michael Privitera
212 438-6679
michael_privitera@spcapitaliq.com

This press release may include certain statements that are forward-looking in nature and that involve a number of uncertainties and risks. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based on Polar Petroleum Corp.'s current expectations and projections regarding future events, which are based on currently available information. The forward-looking statements in this press release may also include statements relating to Polar Petroleum Corp.'s anticipated new developments, business prospects, financial performance, strategies and similar matters. Polar Petroleum Corp. disclaims any obligation to update any of its forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law.

Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors: The United States Securities and Exchange Commission permits US companies, in their filings with the SEC, to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. We may use certain terms in this press release, such as "measured," "indicated," and "inferred" "resources," which the SEC guidelines prohibit US registered companies from including in their filings with the SEC. US investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form 10-K which may be secured from us, or from our website at http://www.polarpetro.com.

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