SOURCE: Bayou City Exploration, Inc.

August 30, 2006 10:53 ET

Bayou City Exploration Purchases Mineral Interest in Aransas County

Purchase Key to Developing McAllen West Prospect With Potential Reserves Estimated at 19 BCF

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 30, 2006 -- Bayou City Exploration, Inc. ("Bayou City") ("the Company") (OTCBB: BYCX) announces that it has purchased 100% of the mineral interest in approximately 427.28 gross/net acres located in the McCampbell Subdivision near the town of Aransas, Texas.

The purchase, made at a competitive auction, is key to Bayou City's planned development of the McAllen West Prospect, which is estimated to contain potential project reserves of approximately 19 BCF.

"Our analysis of 3-D, 2-D and subsurface data on the prospect showed strong promise and led us to move quickly to secure the mineral interest," said Bayou City President Morris Hewitt. "We are continuing to assemble additional acreage."

About Bayou City Exploration

Bayou City Exploration, Inc. is an oil and gas exploration firm focused on developing proven geologic trends in East Texas, South Texas, the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana. Based in Houston, Texas, Bayou City leverages its management team's multidisciplinary expertise in applying advanced 3-D seismic analysis, 3-D processing algorithms, amplitude attribute and imaging technologies to the analysis and selection of high-potential prospects with low exploration risk. The Company's database has more than 7,500 square miles of 3-D data, most of it covering Bayou City's focus area, as well as 13,000 linear miles of 2-D data.

BCF is billion cubic feet.

For more information, contact: Morris Hewitt at (832) 358-3900

This news release may include forward-looking statements, with respect to achieving corporate objectives, developing additional project interests, the company's analysis of opportunities in the acquisition and development of various project interests and certain other matters. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Morris Hewitt
    (832) 358-3900