SOURCE: Maverick Energy Group LTD

January 23, 2007 08:30 ET

Maverick Energy Group, LTD Schedules the Drilling of Additional Well in the Big Foot Field

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 23, 2007 -- Maverick Energy Group, LTD (PINKSHEETS: MKGP) (Maverick) a member of Z2, LLC is pleased to announce the permitting of the third well which is part of the operations planned by Maverick, as a member of Z2, with funding from the $40,000,000 Advancing Credit Facility which Z2 closed with Gasrock Capital, LLC in August of 2006. The drilling rig has been scheduled to begin drilling prior to the end of January 2007 unless inclimate weather delays the start date.

Maverick is the operator of the field and owns 11.5% member interest in Z2, the owner of the field, and currently holds an option to acquire an additional 13.184% membership interest in Z2. Maverick's option exercise price is $1,000,000 and may be exercised at any time through July 17th, 2007. If it were to exercise this option, Maverick's membership interest in Z2 would increase to approximately 24.7%.

Maverick Energy Group LTD is the Operator of the "Big Foot Field" in Texas originally developed by Royal Dutch Shell (RDS-A). It has approximately 300 production wells in the field of which approximately 230 are presently revenue producing. Maverick is also the part owner of several producing natural gas wells and owns additional natural gas leases in West Virginia.

Further information can be found at

http://www.maverickenergygroup.com/ or http://www.pinksheets.com/

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