SOURCE: Americas Energy Company

January 29, 2010 11:06 ET

Americas Energy Company Files Super 8K -- Appoints New President

KNOXVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - January 29, 2010) - Americas Energy Company-AECo (OTCBB: AENY) and Americas Energy Company, Inc. announced today that the merger between the two entities is now complete and the companies have filed their Super 8K on the EDGAR filing system. As part of the business combination, Mr. Leonard McMillan, former Chairman and CEO, has resigned and installed Mr. Chris Headrick as the current Chairman of the Board and President.

"We are extremely pleased to have the Super 8K filing finalized. The company will operate as Americas Energy Company-AECo from this date forward. We are in the process of installing our Corporate Officers and Board Members and will make those announcements on our updated website over the next several days," said Chris Headrick, President and CEO of Americas Energy Company. Mr. Headrick added, "Our updated website changes will include live video feeds of our mining operations at Upland Church (currently producing 12,000 tons per month) and Highway 92 project where we will be delivering approximately 15,000 tons of coal per month beginning the first week of February. We also plan to provide live feeds of our new oil and gas drilling projects when cellular signals are available."

About Americas Energy Company

We are a consolidator of high quality energy properties, operating out of our main offices in Knoxville, TN. We currently operate projects in both Kentucky and Tennessee. AECo invests in energy projects throughout the Americas. We are currently evaluating several additional coal projects, as well as an oil and gas rework project in Southeastern Kentucky.

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