Reef Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : REE

Reef Resources Ltd.

June 16, 2011 14:28 ET

Reef Resources Ltd. Announces Commencement of Ausable #5 Well Completion

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) -

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Reef Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:REE) ("Reef" or the "Company") announces the contracted service rig is now on the Ausable # 5 well in preparation for the testing and completion. The completion program comprises drilling out cement and a bridge plug in the production casing, swab testing of the lower Goat Island zone and completion of the Guelph formation using a multi-stage selective acid treatment. After acidization the well will be flow tested over a period of several days to ensure clean up. These operations are expected to take between 15 to 25 days to complete.

Reef previously announced the log analysis on the Ausable # 5 well, with log analysis indicating 72 metres net pay of oil and NGL's in the Guelph and A2 formations.

Reef will be announcing test results after completion of Ausable #5 and the details of the next development steps in the Enhanced Oil Recovery - Natural Gas Liquids program in due course. The Ausable reef is currently on production and is generating revenue from the initial program which commenced in 4th quarter 2010.

Footnote: The Company's Ontario asset has gas storage rights, gas re-injection permit for gas recycle, NGL recovery, enhanced oil recovery and arbitrage. A key component of Reef's Ontario strategy is to identify and exploit undervalued prospects in the Ontario basin by utilizing the company's 23,500 acres of proprietary 3D seismic. In addition to its Ontario Properties, Reef has identified multiple oil and gas acquisition and development opportunities throughout Canada.

Forward Looking Statements — This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, which include assumptions with respect to the valuation of Reef's reserves, funds raised from a financing and future capital expenditures. The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of such information may prove to be incorrect. All such forward looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Reef Resources Ltd.
    Arnie Hansen
    President & CEO
    (403) 251-9447
    2020 – 801 6 Ave SW
    Calgary, AB T2P 3W2

    Reef Resources Ltd.
    Larry Olson
    Vice President, Finance
    (250) 490-3378