Gulf Coast Oil & Gas, Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : GCOG

Gulf Coast Oil & Gas, Inc.

August 23, 2005 09:30 ET

Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Appoints Technical Advisor: Channon C. 'Craig' Bourgeois

HOUSTON, TEXAS--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 23, 2005) - Gulf Coast Oil & Gas, Inc., (the "Company") (OTCBB:GCOG) is pleased to welcome Channon C. "Craig" Bourgeois of Bourgeois Energy Inc. as Technical Advisor to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Bourgeois brings 25 years of executive experience in all phases of Oil & Gas Exploration and Development to the Gulf Coast team.

Mr. Bourgeois holds a B.S. in Petroleum Geology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. With successes and discoveries as Geophysical Engineer., Geologist (production & exploration), District/Regional Geologist, District Manager, Manager Exploration & Production and Manager Business Support for major oil companies like Sunoco Inc. and Oryx Energy Company, Mr. Bourgeois brings a unique blend of technical competence and business acumen to the Company.

His geographic areas of experience include Gulf Coast, Mid-Continent West Coast, Rocky Mountain, Permian Basin, Mexico, Brazil, Australia and the North Sea with proficiency in analysis and evaluation of Oil & Gas exploration, development & production opportunities including acquisition and/or divestment. Mr. Bourgeois is accomplished in facilitating and initiating joint ventures and strategic alliance both operational and financial.

"Mr. Bourgeois is a proven leader and Oil finder with experience in both conventional and horizontal drilling technologies." said Rahim Rayani, CEO of Gulf Coast Oil & Gas. "Craig brings the necessary operational and technical skills to move Gulf Coast into production. We are pleased to welcome Mr. Bourgeois to the Gulf Coast team."

About Gulf Coast Oil & Gas

Gulf Coast Oil and Gas, Inc. is a Houston, TX based Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company. The Company's goal is to acquire low risk Oil and Gas properties onshore and solely in the USA with a focus on developing and producing from proven, developed and underdeveloped reserves. Gulf Coast will focus its efforts on shallow well drilling in order to maximize shareholder returns without the high risk and expenditures associated with larger and more expensive wells. Gulf Coast trades under the stock symbol: GCOG on the OTCBB exchange.

For additional information, please visit our web site at: www.gcoil.com

Forward-Looking Statements: This document contains 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. All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the Company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and speak only as of the date hereof. In evaluating such statements, prospective investors should review carefully various risks and uncertainties identified in this release and matters set forth in the Company's SEC filings. These risks and uncertainties could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements.

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