Brownstone Energy Inc.
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Brownstone Energy Inc.

July 03, 2012 08:25 ET

Brownstone Energy Granted Extension of Drill Contract and Spud Date Samuel License, Offshore Israel

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 3, 2012) - Brownstone Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BWN)(OTCQX:BWSOF) ("Brownstone" or the "Company") today announced that is has been advised that The Ministry of Energy and Water of the State of Israel has granted an extension of the dates for the execution of a drilling contract and the spudding of the first well on the Samuel offshore license, indicated below:

Original date Revised date
Contract Execution Date July 1, 2012 October 31, 2012
Submission of an Environmental Study - July 10, 2012
Spudding of first well October 1, 2012 April 30, 2013

The date for the submission of the Environmental Study is a new milestone, and Brownstone has been advised by its partners that they believe they are able to submit the study within this timeline.

Brownstone holds a 6.75% working interest in the Samuel License.

About Brownstone

Brownstone Energy Inc. is a Canadian-based, energy focused company with direct interests in oil and gas exploration projects, including varying interests in three off-shore Israel concessions and in four Colombian blocks in the Llanos basin, as well as other oil and gas interests worldwide. By owning and managing a diversified portfolio of energy-based projects, Brownstone provides shareholders with a unique energy alternative. For additional information, please see Brownstone's website: www.brownstoneenergy.com.

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This news release contains forward-looking information and forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws (together, "forward-looking information"). The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "believe", "plans", "intends", "confident", "may", "objective", "ongoing", "will", "should", "project", "should" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information.

The forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the Company, including expectations and assumptions concerning the operational results in Israel. Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking information are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct.

Since forward-looking information addresses future events and conditions, by its very nature it involves inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to, the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of oil and gas properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drilling results and other geological data, uncertainties relating to fluctuating oil and gas prices, the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses and other factors including unforeseen delays. Anticipated exploration and development plans relating to the Company's properties are subject to change.

The foregoing list of assumptions, risks and uncertainties is not exhaustive. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is made as of the date hereof and Brownstone undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

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