Uranium Energy Corp
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Uranium Energy Corp

December 10, 2007 09:02 ET

Uranium Energy Corp Announces New Uranium Discovery in Texas

Company Geologists Believe Discovery May Constitute a New Uranium District in Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2007) - Uranium Energy Corp (AMEX:UEC)(FRANKFURT:U6Z)(BERLIN:U6Z) announces the completion of the Company's initial exploration of a 100%-controlled lease block in south Texas in an area outside of the historic South Texas Uranium Trend. The exploration program consisted of 21 drill holes totaling 9,230 feet of drilling. Results are shown in the table below. The program was designed to test the presence of mineralized trends in the Carrizo Sand. To date, the Carrizo Sand has received very little exploration, and no commercial uranium deposits have been developed here.

Wold Nuclear explored this area in the late 1970s. Uranium Energy Corp has Wold's exploration records, consisting of reports, maps and drill logs, which identify approximately five miles of mineralized trend, with the potential for stacked or multiple mineralized horizons. This mineralized trend has been leased by the Company. Wold's exploration came during a period of declining uranium prices and the project has not been developed further. Historic core-hole data recorded chemical assays of 9.0' of 0.077% and 5.0' of 0.11% U3O8, with disequilibrium factors (DEF) of 1.93 and 2.03, respectively. This disclosure of historic grades and DEF has not been independently verified. The statement is considered relevant, but cannot be relied upon without verification.

The lower Tertiary-age Carrizo Sand underlies the middle to upper Tertiary-age Jackson, Catahoula, Oakville and Goliad formations (in ascending order) that host the majority of the historic uranium deposits of the South Texas Uranium Trend. The Carrizo Sand outcrops approximately 60-80 miles west-northwest of the established trend. The thickness of the Carrizo was found to vary from 70 to approximately 140 feet thick, consisting of fine to very fine-grained, well-sorted sandstone, possessing a very high quartz content, and occurring below the groundwater table. Geochemically, the sands were found to be pervasively precipitated, with surface oxidation penetrating 30 to 50 feet below ground surface.

Uranium Energy Corp's exploration drilling was carried out on parallel drilling lines or fences placed perpendicular to the postulated strike of the mineralization, and spaced roughly 400 feet apart. At least two vertically separate mineralized zones were encountered and traced by drilling across the lease block for several miles, confirming historical data. The highest grade of mineralization recorded was 4.0 feet of 0.05% (see Table 1 below), and this was based on gamma logs before adjusting for the historic disequilibrium multiple.

The mineralization appears to be stratabound and associated with tuffaceous horizons and not reminiscent of the classic roll-front geometry typical of the South Texas Trend. The sands are below the groundwater table and Company geologists believe the mineralization would be recoverable by the In Situ Recovery (ISR) method of mining. Results shown below are based on gamma logs before adjusting for the historic disequilibrium multiple.



TABLE 1: Carrizo Project Mineralized
Intercepts Drilled by Uranium Energy Corp

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Depth of
mineralization
Hole Grade - below surface
Number Thickness - Ft %eU3O8 in Ft GT
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NCZ-1 0.5 0.027 350 0.0135
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6.5 0.046 371.5 0.299
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NCZ-2 1.5 0.052 363 0.078
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NCZ-3 1.5 0.026 352.5 0.039
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1 0.031 373 0.031
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NCZ-4 4.5 0.044 360.5 0.198
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NCZ-5 1 0.035 408.5 0.035
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NCZ-6 mineralized show 315
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mineralized show 401
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NCZ-7 2 0.064 412.5 0.128
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NCZ-8 0.5 0.026 380 0.013
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NCZ-9 mineralized show 312
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NCZ-10 mineralized show 314
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mineralized show 400
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NCZ-11 mineralized show 398
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NCZ-12 mineralized show 420
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NCZ-13 1.5 0.026 351 0.039
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0.5 0.025 373.5 0.0125
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NCZ-14 1 0.029 383 0.029
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0.5 0.023 389 0.0115
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NCZ-15 1 0.03 401.5 0.03
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NCZ-16 mineralized show
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NCZ-17 0.5 0.021 397.5 0.0105
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1 0.021 415.5 0.021
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NCZ-18 1.5 0.022 387 0.033
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1 0.038 394.5 0.038
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NCZ-19 mineralized show 373-418
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NCZ-20 0.5 0.024 394.5 0.012
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1 0.035 404 0.035
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NCZ-21 0.5 0.025 371.5 0.0125
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0.5 0.03 376 0.015
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SCZ-1 no show
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SCZ-2 no show
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'mineralized show' means more than two times background but less than
0.01% GT is grade times thickness


Company geologists are currently analyzing the drilling data, as well as associated geochemical data collected during the exploration program. Initial GT values are indicative of potential ISR values. Planning is underway for a follow-up drilling program in early 2008. Chemical analysis is planned to determine the effective disequilibrium factor and to finalize assays.

The scientific and technical information in this news release has been prepared and reviewed by Clyde Yancey, P. Geo., VP of Exploration of Uranium Energy Corp, a qualified person as defined by NI43-101.

About Uranium Energy Corp

Uranium Energy Corp (AMEX:UEC) is a US-based junior resource company with the objective of becoming a near-term ISR uranium producer in the United States. The Company controls one of the largest historical uranium exploration and development databases in the US. Through the use of these databases, the Company has acquired advanced uranium properties throughout the southwestern US. The operational management is comprised of pre-eminent uranium mining and exploration professionals, whose collective experience in the uranium mining industry gives the Company ongoing uranium mine-finding and uranium mine development expertise.

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