ARAPAHOE ENERGY CORPORATION
TSX VENTURE : AAO

ARAPAHOE ENERGY CORPORATION

August 31, 2005 11:49 ET

Arapahoe Energy Corporation Announces an Update of its Summer 2005 Drilling Program

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 31, 2005) - Arapahoe Energy Corporation (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:AAO) announces an update of its summer 2005 drilling program.

Sarcee Area, Alberta

- The 12-13 Mississippian Test Well has been drilled, logged and cased to a total depth of approximately 3,300 meters subsurface and is currently waiting completion and production testing. Arapahoe has a net 19.25 % interest.

- The 13-29 Blairmore re-completion was unsuccessful and the well has been abandoned. Arapahoe participated for a 25% interest.


Campbell Area, Alberta

- The 15-33 Test Well has been drilled, logged and cased to a total depth of approximately 1,412 meters subsurface and is currently awaiting completion as a potential multi zone gas/oil well. Arapahoe a 12.5% interest.


Ferrier Area, Alberta

- The 1-11 Test Well has been drilled, logged and cased to a total depth of approximately 3,008 meters subsurface and is currently awaiting completion as a potential multi zone oil/gas well. Arapahoe has a 21% interest before payout and a 12.6% interest after test well payout.


The Corporation is a publicly traded junior oil and natural gas exploration company with its shares listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "AAO". The Corporation is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Western Canada. Arapahoe's primary area of exploration focus is the Alberta Foothills specifically on the Tsuu T'ina First Nation (Sarcee Area) immediately west of the City of Calgary.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Contact Information

  • Arapahoe Energy Corporation
    Jeffrey L. Standen
    Chief Executive Officer and President
    (403) 920-0040 (ext. 1)
    Website: www.arapahoe-energy.com