Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc.

Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc.

September 22, 2009 08:01 ET

Deep Well Appoints Mr. Donald Wayne Hryhor to the Board of Directors

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2009) - The Board of Directors of Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc. ("Deep Well") (PINK SHEETS:DWOG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Donald Wayne Hryhor to the Board of Directors of Deep Well.

Mr. Hryhor has over 35 years of hands-on experience within various disciplines of the oil exploration industry. From 1972-1988, Mr. Hryhor trained with Hryhor Geophysical Ltd., a highly successful consulting firm involved in numerous major oilfield discoveries throughout the world, including the first major pools in the British North Sea, U.K., Rainbow Lake, Zama, South Ricinus, and several other fields throughout Western Canada, U.S. Gulf Coast and Texas. During the past 20 years, Mr. Hryhor independently compiled extensive and proprietary geotechnical studies and reservoir analyses within North America, incorporating over 600,000 wells. His research and geological studies generated prospects located at Yoyo, Bougie, Lucy, Clarke Lake and Helmet in northeast B.C., Sturgeon Lake, Crossfield and Peace River in Alberta, and the N.W.T. Mr. Hryhor founded Canadian Wildcat Exploration Limited in 1988, Scarlet Exploration Inc. ("V.SCO") in 1993, and Grand River Resources Inc. in 1995. He currently acts as President and CEO of Thunder River Energy Inc. (and Thunder's subsidiary, CIMA Holdings Inc. in New Mexico), and operates privately as President and CEO of both Canadian Wildcat Corporation and Western Crown Corporation.

Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc. is a Nevada corporation based in Alberta Canada. Deep Well and its subsidiaries Northern Alberta Oil Ltd. and Deep Well Oil & Gas (Alberta) Ltd. have a 100% working interest in 15 sections of a Petroleum and Natural Gas licences ("P&NG"), an 80% working interest in 56 contiguous sections of oil sands development leases and a 40% working interest in an additional 12 sections of oil sands development leases in the Sawn Lake heavy oil area in North Central Alberta. The P&NG and oil sands leases cover 52,505 gross acres.

This press release contains forward-looking statements including, without limitation, the use of proceeds of the private placement. The words or phrases "would be," "will allow," "intends to," "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimate," "project," or similar expressions are intended to identify "forward-looking statements." Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the Company's proposed oil and gas related business and described in this press release. The Company's business and the realization of the results contemplated by this press release are subject to various risks, which are discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The Company's filings may be accessed at the SEC's Edgar system at Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. The Company cautions readers not to place reliance on such statements. Unless otherwise required by applicable law, we do not undertake, and we specifically disclaim any obligation, to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences, developments, unanticipated events or circumstances after the date of such a statement. Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc. (PINK SHEETS:DWOG).

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