SOURCE: Northumberland Resources, Inc.

July 25, 2012 15:07 ET

Northumberland Acquires Two Additional Oil Leases in Kansas

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jul 25, 2012) - Northumberland Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: NHUR) (OTCQB: NHUR) is pleased to announce it has acquired a 35% working interest in the Sanders Oil Lease located in Stafford County, Kansas, a 160 acre parcel of five wells situated on historically proven oil producing leases. Of the five wells, one is a salt water disposal well and the other four were producing wells. The Company plans to bring four of the 5 wells online later in 2012 that will add to our daily production numbers. The Company also purchased a 12 1/2% working interest in the Asmussen Oil Lease, a 70 acre oil lease situated in Butler County, Kansas. This purchase includes one producing well and one water disposal well.

About Northumberland Resources

Northumberland Resources is a highly focused, risk-averse oil and gas exploration company with a strategy of building a substantial portfolio of oil and gas assets in the onshore U.S. Northumberland Resources is a reporting company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol NHUR. Additional data on the Company is available through its website northumberlandresources.com.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Peter Hewitt
    Director
    1-253-432-1233