Monday, June 20, 2011

Energy Stock News; Land Acquisition in Nemaha Ridge Mississippian Project Now in Excess of 11,000 Net Mineral Acres Reports Osage (OTCBB: OEDV) and Partners, Slawson and USEDC

SAN DIEGO, CA - June 20, 2011 ( energy stocks newswire) - Osage Exploration and Development, Inc. (OTCBB: OEDV), an independent exploration and production company, reports it continues to expand the Nemaha Ridge Mississippian prospect and has reached 11,000 net mineral acres across 40 sections in Logan County, Oklahoma. Partners in the project include Slawson Exploration Company as the Operator of the project, owning 45%, US Energy Development Corporation with 30%, and Osage Exploration has 25%.
"As we move forward in developing this project, we remain committed to expanding our footprint. While our Colombian assets continue to perform well, it is fair to say that we are very focused on building our Oklahoma exposure for the immediate future.
"It is a rare opportunity that we have with this Mississippian project. It is a tremendously economic target in its own right, and additionally this area has multiple formations that have historically produced oil and gas such as the Cherokee sands, Layton, Cleveland, Hunton Lime, Viola, Woodford Shale, and Oswego. It is anticipated that many of these formations may be found productive over the prospect acreage as development and analysis progresses," stated Kim Bradford, Chairman and CEO.
"We absolutely believe that we have years of drilling ahead of us because of the stacked-payzones, and our continually expanding acreage. We have acquired excellent leasehold interest and have joined forces with two of the most established, long-term successful drillers in the country. That is a formula for success, and we are genuinely excited about the near term prospects for our company," stated Greg Franklin, VP Exploration.
For a visual depiction of the horizontal drilling technique that will be utilized in the Nemaha Ridge project, click on the video link below:
About Osage Exploration and Development, Inc.
Based in San Diego, California with production offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and executive offices in Bogot�, Colombia, Osage Exploration and Development, Inc. is an independent exploration and production company with interests in oil and gas wells and prospects in the US and Colombia.
About Slawson Exploration Company, Inc.
Headquartered in Wichita, KS, with regional offices in Denver, Houston, and Oklahoma City, Slawson was founded in 1957.
About U.S. Energy Development Corporation
U.S. Energy Development Corporation was formed in 1980 as a successor to Oilmark & Company, Inc., founded in 1978. The company has consistently been ranked among the Top 50 Independent Oil & Natural Gas Drillers in the United States and is one of the largest drillers in both New York and Pennsylvania. Since 1980, U.S. Energy has acted as operator with respect to the drilling of more than 2,500 wells.
Safe Harbor Statement
The information in this release includes certain forward-looking statements as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission that are based on assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate. Those statements and Osage Exploration and Development, Inc. are subject to a number of risks, including production variances from expectations, volatility of product prices, inability to raise sufficient capital to fund its operations, environmental risks, competition, government regulation, and the ability of the Company to execute its business strategy, among others.
Osage Exploration and Development, Inc.
Kim Bradford, President and CEO
Phone: 619-677-3956
Fax: 619-677-3964
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