Lucas Energy Announces Commencement of Drilling of Hagen Ranch No.4H Well
HOUSTON, Dec. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (LEI) an independent oil and gas company (the "Company" or "Lucas"), today announced that the Company has spudded (commenced drilling) the Hagen Ranch No.4H well in Gonzales County, Texas. The Hagen Ranch No.4H well will be a horizontal well in the Austin Chalk formation. The well is on the same lease as the two Hilcorp Oil Company drilled, but now Marathon Oil Company operated, Hagen EF No.1H and No.2H wells producing from the Eagle Ford formation. The Hagen Ranch No.4H well is being drilled with joint venture partners such as Seidler Oil and Gas.
William A. Sawyer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company said, "This is a continuation of our 2011-12 horizontal drilling program in the Austin Chalk formation designed to improve our operated production and our net revenue." For more information on this and other activities of the Company, see the Lucas Energy web site www.lucasenergy.com .
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