SOURCE: American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

October 24, 2012 09:00 ET

American Petro-Hunter Appoints New Director Lonnie McDade

WICHITA, KS--(Marketwire - Oct 24, 2012) - American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lonnie J. McDade to the Company's Board of Directors. 

Mr. McDade is a Petroleum Engineering graduate from Mississippi State University and has served in the upstream domestic and international business for over 30 years. He began his career with Amoco Production in the Gulf of Mexico serving as both production and development engineer. Following Amoco Mr. McDade served as an area manager for an Independent in the Mid Continent, Permian, Sacramento and Rocky Mountains. Following which he joined British Petroleum serving as the Manager of Reservoir Engineering, Acquisitions, Technical Programs in Europe, UK Land and the Manager of Production and Operations on The North Slope of Alaska. 

Mr. McDade also served as a consultant to the industry in both a business and technical role with clients including Schlumberger, Chevron, Nippon, Chevron/Texaco, Exxon/Mobil, EnterVest, Lukoil, Yukos, Stentificagas, Ecopetrol, PEMEX, Nuevo, Devon, and Conoco/Phillips. Mr. McDade also serves as an advisor to several private equity firms in the international market.

Mr. McDade will be immediately responsible for the Company's ongoing acquisition review and to assist in the development of our oil and gas projects in Oklahoma.

In other related news, Mr. Dan Holladay has resigned from the Board to pursue other ventures and the Company thanks him for his services.

About American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH)
American Petro-Hunter is an exploration and production (E&P) company focused on the acquisition and horizontal development of the Mississippi Lime and Woodford oil formations located in Oklahoma and Kansas. The Company operates from its offices in Wichita, Kansas. Visit us at www.americanpetrohunter.com

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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
American Petro-Hunter, Inc.
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Robert McIntosh
President & C.E.O.

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