SOURCE: Victory Energy Corporation

Victory Energy Corporation

May 08, 2014 09:06 ET

Victory Energy Announces Acquisition of Fairway Project in West Texas

Includes 9 Producing Wells and 8 Developmental Locations

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - May 08, 2014) - Victory Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VYEY) ("Victory" or "the Company"), a rapidly growing, Permian Basin focused oil and gas company, today announced that it has agreed to purchase a 10% non-operated Working Interest ownership of "The Fairway Prospect" from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Target Energy Limited (ASX: TEX) (OTCQX: TEXQY)  for a total cash consideration of approximately $6.0 million. 

The sale is subject to the prior approval of the holders of Target's 2014 Convertible Notes and to the completion of due diligence and of a Sale & Purchase Agreement to the satisfaction of both parties. The deal is expected to close on or before June 5th 2014, with an effective date of May 1st, 2014. Target will remain as the largest interest‐holder in the project, retaining a 50% Working Interest in all leases other than Wagga Wagga (35% WI).

"We are extremely excited to be working with Target Energy and the world class operator that has developed this property to date," said Kenny Hill, Victory's CEO. "The completion of this acquisition will add nine producing wells to the portfolio and enough undeveloped acreage to drill for at least three years. Net new production to the company interest is approximately 64 BOE/PD, more than doubling the current 61 BOE/PD of the company. Production is occurring from the Wolfberry and the highly sought after Fusselman formations. Eight additional development wells a currently scheduled in the 2014 development plan on approximately 4,560 gross acres in our growing portfolio of Permian Basin assets. The acquisition is strongly in line with our focus on creating shareholder value by rapidly growing unconventional oil, and liquids-rich natural gas reserves on existing properties and through the acquisition of new resource properties."

About Victory Energy

Victory Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VYEY), based in Austin, Texas with additional resources in Midland is a high growth oil and gas Exploration and Production (E&P) company whose is focused on creating shareholder value through the acquisition and development of assets in the World Class Permian Basin. The company currently holds interests in the Permian where its targets are high profile plays such as the Wolfcamp, Mississippian and Fusselman formations. The company is growing cash-flows through sustainable low-risk vertical well development on existing properties and new acquisitions which offer repeatable and highly profitable results. The Company achieves these results by targeting predictable resources plays, favorable operating environments and consistent reservoir quality across multiple target horizons with long-lived reserve characteristics. For additional information on the company, please visit www.vyey.com.

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