SOURCE: American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

May 04, 2010 08:30 ET

American Petro-Hunter Reports on North Oklahoma Oil Project -- No.1 Oil Well Drills to T.D. and Completion Program Commences

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - May 4, 2010) -  American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today updates drilling progress at the "North Oklahoma Oil Project" where the No. 1 Well was drilled to a T.D. (total depth) of 3600 feet and multiple zones were encountered with oil and gas shows in the well.

The Company is pleased to report that the main objective intersected 38 feet of potential pay. The operator of the project has called for the well to be completed and the well has now been cased to depth so that the completion program may commence.

The 38 foot pay zone will be immediately perforated, acidized and swab tested in order to establish possible production rates if the well is deemed commercial. The Company will report further details as results are made available from the operator in the field. 

The Prospect, located in northern Oklahoma, has potential for high gravity light oil above 3800 feet and if successful, wells could produce at Initial Production Rates in the 150 BPD range. The play has the potential for a multi-well program that could see the drilling of up to 8 additional wells. 

About American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH)
The Company is a goal-oriented exploration and production (E&P) Company aiming to become an intermediate level oil and gas producer within 12 months. The Company is in production at the Poston Project in Trego County, Kansas and at the Rooney Project in Ford County, Kansas. Rooney is a new discovery for the Company that has the potential to drill 10 oil wells in 2010 and may contain 3 million barrels of oil. With the achievable target of becoming a 1000 BOE producer as our goal, American Petro-Hunter is actively on the "hunt" for domestic petroleum assets. Visit us at:

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American Petro-Hunter, Inc.
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Robert McIntosh
President & C.E.O.

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