Frontier Resources International plc

September 06, 2011 02:00 ET

Operational Update: Zambia

                                                                                               6 September 2011
                                     Frontier Resources International Plc
                                         ("Frontier" or the "Company")
                                          Operational Update: Zambia
Frontier Resources International Plc, the Plus-quoted (Ticker: FRGP) international oil and gas exploration  and
production company with assets in the U.S.A. and Zambia, is pleased to provide the following operational update
on its activities in Zambia.

Since the granting of Block 34 in February 2011, Frontier has undertaken the following:

    *        Made  significant progress in gathering and reviewing data available over the Block. This includes
        published information in addition to the information contained in the data package purchased  from  the
    *        Obtained a core sample from one of the shallow core holes drilled by the Geological Survey on  the
        block that is currently being analyzed by Weatherford Laboratories in Houston

    *       Copies of 2D seismic lines acquired close to the Block by Placid Oil in 1986, the previous operator in
        this  area,  have  been located in Zambia and Frontier will acquire these lines for  re-processing  and
    *       The Company is at present reviewing the acquisition of new high resolution aerogravity/aeromagnetic
        data that will be used in combination with existing geological information to identify areas within the Block
        that may be prospective for hydrocarbons
Frontier's CEO Jack Keyes said, "We've made significant progress to date in our understanding of the geological
evolution  and  petroleum possibilities of this unexplored basin and we look forward to  communicating  further
milestones in Zambia".

Frontier's  Block 34, located in the Kafue Trough in southwestern Zambia, covers an area of approximately  6427
square  kilometers. A four year exploration license was granted on 25 March 2011. Frontier is operator  with  a
90% working interest while Metprosol, a local Zambian company, has a 10% carried interest in the license.

The Directors of Frontier are responsible for the contents of this announcement.

Frontier Resources International Plc
Mr. Jack Keyes
Telephone: U.S.+1 (713) 962-0887

Corporate Adviser
St Helens Capital Partners LLP
Duncan Vasey or Mark Anwyl
Telephone: +44 20 7368 6959

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