SOURCE: Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc.

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April 22, 2013 08:12 ET

Stratex Begins Production From Its Second Runnels County Well

WATERTOWN, CT--(Marketwired - April 22, 2013) - Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: STTX) ("Stratex") today announced that it has re-entered a previously shut in well, the Minzenmayer #3, the second re-entry on its Runnels County lease. Following an acid treatment, the Minzenmayer #3 has produced 49 barrels of barrels of oil over the last four days. Over the 24 hour period from 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20th through 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 21st, the well produced 9 barrels of oil, 35 mcf of gas and approximately 200 barrels of water. Stratex plans to keep the pump speed at its current level until the morning of April 22nd at which time it will assess the fluid levels to determine whether or not to increase the pump speed. While there is no assurance that the well will be commercially viable, the initial results are encouraging.

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About Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc.

Stratex is an independent energy company focused on the exploration, acquisition, and production of crude oil in the Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota and Montana. Its oil and natural gas operations are primarily concentrated in two Rocky Mountain basins, the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana, and the Green River Basin of Wyoming. Stratex's corporate strategy is to internally identify prospects, acquire lands encompassing those prospects, and evaluate those prospects using subsurface geology, geophysical data, and exploratory drilling. Using this strategy, Stratex has developed an oil portfolio of proven reserves, as well as development and exploratory drilling opportunities on high potential oil prospects.

Stratex's core operating areas are the Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana, and the Denver-Julesburg Basin in Colorado. In the Williston Basin, Stratex focuses on oil production from multiple zones including the Bakken Shale and Three Forks Sanish Formations. In the Denver-Julesberg Basin Stratex focuses on the Niobrara Formations.

Stratex engages geologists, petroleum engineers, and geophysicists with years of relevant industry experience in the basins where the Company operates. Stratex strives to retain operations on its lands wherever possible in order to control the timing of the development of its leasehold. For more information visit: http://www.stratexoil.com

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