SOURCE: Bayou City Exploration, Inc.

August 19, 2005 11:23 ET

Bayou City Exploration Announces a Key Addition to the Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 19, 2005 -- Bayou City Exploration, Inc. (OTC BB: BYCX) announces the addition of Mr. Ronald E. Mitchell to the Board of Directors. Mr. Mitchell currently resides in Vero Beach, Florida, and has owned and operated several successful Real Estate Development companies over the past 40 years. Mitchell brings with him a keen ability to view opportunities with an open mind, and the business acumen to include the necessary input required from non-oil and gas professionals in critical decision making processes.

Mr. Mitchell has also participated in a myriad of oil and gas programs over his career, gaining extensive knowledge of the oil & gas industry.

"We are pleased to have Ron on our team. Ron is experienced in oil and gas investing, being involved in several public and private companies over the years, and I feel that his insight will be a tremendous asset to our team," says Mr. Burr, Chairman of the Board.

About Bayou City Exploration:

Bayou City Exploration, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with its principal properties located onshore in Texas and Louisiana.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Certain statements in this news release regarding future expectations and plans may be regarded as "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. They are subject to various risks, such as operating hazards, drilling risks, and other uncertainties inherent in the business of exploring for, developing and producing oil and gas which may be beyond Bayou City Exploration, Inc.'s control. For a discussion of the contingencies and uncertainties affecting future events and forward-looking statements, see Bayou City Exploration's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-KSB, as well as other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There can be no assurance that Bayou City Exploration will be successful in meeting its expectations.

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