SOURCE: Victory Energy Corporation

March 07, 2011 09:00 ET

Victory Energy Corporation Announces 3-D Seismic Data Acquisition of an Additional Eighteen Square Miles in Jones County, Texas

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - March 7, 2011) - Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY), through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, has acquired 3-D seismic data of an additional eighteen (18) square miles of acreage at its Jones County oil and gas project. This new acquisition brings the total area of mutual interest to eighty-two (82) square miles and adds supplementary expansion opportunities for the company. The company's working interest in this new Brigham acreage is 1.5 percent.

Victory Energy's working interest in the Jones County oil trend was announced on February 22nd as part of a large multi-well, multi-year drilling program. The first wildcat well completed as part of that program was also announced. The Glenn Thomas Field, Young #1 well, is now producing oil and natural gas, delivering a 2.5 percent working interest and 1.875 percent net revenue interest.

The company also announced today that a second oil well in the Jones County trend is nearly complete and further details will be announced after production testing has been done.

About the Jones County Oil Trend

The Jones County oil trend is part of an agreement entered into with C.O. Energy, LLC and Marshall R. Young Oil Co. The prospective area covers Jones County, Texas. The operator, C.O. Energy, envisions drilling one to two wells per month until the targeted area is fully developed. Victory Energy maintains a thirty (30) day first right of refusal to participate in each development well.

About Victory Energy Corporation

Victory Energy Corporation is engaged in the exploration, acquisition, development, and exploitation of oil and gas properties. The company's current producing assets are located in the state of Texas. Victory Energy seeks to identify proven development prospects, conduct thorough geological and engineering evaluations and then target suitable farm-in partners for long term development of additional prospects.

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