SOURCE: American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

August 13, 2009 08:30 ET

American Petro-Hunter Obtains Research Report

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - August 13, 2009) - American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that the well-respected research firm, Grass Roots Research and Distribution, Inc. ("Grass Roots"), has released a research report and equity opinion on the Company.

The report features a comprehensive analysis of the Company and outlines a developing opportunity picture for American Petro-Hunter. The author, Paul Cohen, is the principal of Grass Roots and is noted for his diligent efforts on behalf of many growth oriented companies across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. To view the entire research report, or for more information on Grass Roots Research, go to www.grassrootsrd.com or visit AAPH's website at: www.americanpetrohunterinc.com

The information, opinions, conclusions, views and statements in the report are those of Grass Roots and its authors only and the Company neither affirms nor denies any of the information, opinions, conclusions, views or statements included therein. The Company commissioned and paid $11,500 for the development of the report.

About American Petro-Hunter (OTCBB: AAPH):

American Petro-Hunter is an exploration and production (E&P) company with projects in Kansas currently in advanced stages including commercial oil production and with natural gas projects preparing to drill in California. The Company targets low risk, high quality conventional oil and gas targets in historically productive regions of the US which offer short payback (ROI) and long life reserves. American Petro-Hunter aims to "grow by the drill bit" and believes that domestic exploration "in our backyard" will ultimately provide the essential near-term stabilizing backbone and primary driver towards an American made economic recovery including growth and prosperity for AAPH and our stakeholders.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains or may refer to "forward-looking statements." Statements in this press release or related materials 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 or referenced 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-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

To find out more about American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH), visit our website at www.americanpetrohunter.com

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