SOURCE: American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

June 14, 2010 09:00 ET

American Petro-Hunter Announces Commencement of NOK#3 Oil Well at North Oklahoma Project -- No. 2 Well Completion Is Underway

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - June 14, 2010) - American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today wishes to report on the accelerating activities at the Company's North Oklahoma Project where the third well in the drill program, designated NOK#3, is set to commence drilling operations. The well site location is currently undergoing preparations for the arrival of the drilling rig with a spud date anticipated shortly.

At the No. 2 well location, operations are moving on to completion status, with the running of casing, perforating and acidizing the pay zone prior to fracture stimulation in the over 45 feet of pay. In the event of a successful completion on all wells with no unforeseen delays, the Company anticipates that it should have all 3 oil wells; No. 1 and 2 as well as NOK#3 on production by the end of the month.

As previously reported, the No. 1 well was drilled and completed and has been put into commercial production with initial production rates anticipated, following recovery of all the fracture fluids and load, to be in excess of 350 barrels per day of high gravity light oil. The purchaser has been contracted for oil shipments from the storage tank facility constructed on the lease and the Company expects the first production revenue in early July.

The Company now has a working interest participation in 4 lease blocks and is moving forward towards increasing the overall acreage as new leases become available. The multi-well drilling and completion program on 40 acre spacing could see a minimum of 15 potential wells producing high gravity light oil above 3800 feet. The Company feels the North Oklahoma Project represents a low risk, high probability of success oil play that will provide a predictable revenue stream from the long life production of commercial 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 and at the Rooney Project in Ford County, Kansas with new drilling activity and production underway at the North Oklahoma Oil Project. 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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This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the development, costs and results of our exploration program at our properties and any anticipated future production. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with petroleum exploration and development stage exploration companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-KSB for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

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