SOURCE: American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

American Petro-Hunter, Inc.

August 04, 2009 09:00 ET

American Petro-Hunter Ships 1,990 Barrels of Oil in July and Updates Brinkman Drilling Progress

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - August 4, 2009) - American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to report that oil production shipped from its Kansas-based Poston Project to regional purchaser N.C.R.A. for the month of July totaled 1,990 barrels of oil. This is the first full month of production for the #1 Lutters Well at Poston. Shipments to the oil purchaser are ongoing with transfers occurring approximately every three days.

American Petro-Hunter has received its Net Revenue Interest portion of monthly revenues from the well and is in receipt of the first revenue check from N.C.R.A. for June production.

In other news from field operations, drilling at the #1 Lee 18AB well at the Brinkman Prospect in Clark County, Kansas has passed the 4,500 foot depth and has 1,000 feet remaining to drill. The total depth (T.D.) of 5,400 feet is anticipated to be reached shortly. Exact timing is dependent upon drilling conditions and hydrocarbons encountered. The Company will report any significant results as soon as data and further detailed information is provided by the operator.

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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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