SOURCE: Circle Star Energy Corp.

Circle Star Energy Corp.

July 06, 2011 09:00 ET

Circle Star Energy Acquires Oil & Gas Production Assets in Texas

Company Welcomes Mr. S. Jeffrey Johnson as Non-Executive Board Chairman

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 6, 2011) - Circle Star Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CRCL) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired interests in certain oil and gas producing assets in Texas.

The Company has acquired mineral interests, overriding royalty interests and non-operated working interests in a set of producing and non-producing oil and gas assets throughout Texas comprised of over 30,000 gross acres. The acquisition includes production from the Eagle Ford Shale, Austin Chalk, Wolfcamp, Woodbine and Deep Bossier formations. EnCana Oil & Gas (USA), Inc., Chesapeake Energy, Newfield Exploration Company, CML Exploration, LLC and Petromax Operating are operators of the respective assets. Revenue from the properties averaged more than $125,000 per month from January to May 2011.

In related news, the Company welcomes Mr. S. Jeffrey Johnson to the board of directors where he will assume the role of Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Johnson has over 22 years of experience in the oil & gas business. Most recently, Mr. Johnson served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cano Petroleum, Inc. ("Cano"), positions he held from June 2004 to February 2011 and May 2004 to February 20011, respectively. Prior to Cano, Mr. Johnson owned and operated 2 private oil companies from 1993-2003 and was a Vice President of Touchstone Capital from 1990-1993.

Further details regarding the Company, its appointments, finances and agreements are filed as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database.

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