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Cabo Drilling to Offer $1.5 Million Private Placement

February 16, 2011 - Vancouver, BC

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North Vancouver, BC: Cabo Drilling Corp. (the "Company") (TSX-V: CBE) ispleased to announce it will offer a non-brokered private placement of$1.5million to accredited investors by way of a units offering at $0.20, eachunitcomprised of one share and one-half share purchase warrant, each fullwarrantentitling the holder to purchase an additional share of the Company for$0.25for a period of two years from the date of issue. A finder's fee of 7%cash and7% broker unit warrants will be paid on a portion of the placement. Thebrokerunit warrants allow the holder to purchase broker units for $0.20 per unit,eachunit comprised of one share and one-half share purchase warrant, eachfullwarrant to entitle the holder to purchase one additional share of theCompanyfor $0.25 of a period of two years. The placement is subject toregulatoryacceptance.

"This significant working capital injection will strengthen theCompany'sbalance sheet and enable the Company to continue expanding its drillingcapacityat a time when the demand for drills is growing steadily," states Cabo'sCEO andPresident, Mr. John Versfelt."

The Company will use the proceeds of the private placement for workingcapital.

About Cabo Drilling Corp. (TSX-V: CBE)

Cabo Drilling Corp. is a drilling services company headquartered inNorthVancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Company provides miningrelated andspecialty drilling services through its Canadian divisions in Surrey,BritishColumbia; Montréal, Quebec; Kirkland Lake, Ontario; andSpringdale,Newfoundland; as well as Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp. of Panama,Republic ofPanama; Cabo Drilling Spain S.L. of Sevilla, Spain; Balkan StatesDrillingSH.P.K. of Tirana, Albania; and Cabo Drilling (International) Inc. TheCompany'scommon shares trade on the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol: DHL andon theTSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: CBE.


"John A. Versfelt"

John A. Versfelt

President and CEO

Further information about the Company can be found on the Cabowebsite( and SEDAR ( or by contacting SheriBarton,Corporate Communications at 403-217-5830 or Mr. John A. Versfelt,Chairman,President & CEO of the Company at 604-984-8894. For general investorrelationinquiries you may also contact Renmark Financial Communications Inc.BarbaraKomorowski: or at Tel: 514-939-3989 or 416-644-2020.

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The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for theadequacy oraccuracy of this release. This news release may contain forward-lookingstatements including but not limited to comments regarding thetiming andcontent of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, potentialmineralrecovery processes and other business transactions timing. Forward-lookingstatements address future events and conditions and therefore, involveinherentrisks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially fromthosecurrently anticipated in such statements.

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John A. Versfelt
President & CEO
Telephone: (604) 984-8894
Facsimile: (604) 983-8056
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