SOURCE: Victory Energy

March 14, 2011 11:30 ET

Victory Energy Corporation Announces Acquisition of Producing Oil Well Interest

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY) today announced, as part of a continuing expansion of the company's Jones County Texas Oil play, and through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, the company has acquired an interest in a second oil producing well. The producing well is part of a 320 acre lease named The White Unit. The White #1 well is currently producing nearly 30 barrels of oil and 100 thousand cubic feet (mcf) of natural gas per day from the Caddo formation. 

A second well location on this unit has been identified and is being scheduled for drilling. The White #2 location is up-dip and 3-D seismic supported. The company will announce further details regarding this well when they are available.

Robert Miranda, Victory Energy's chairman and interim CEO, stated, "The White #1 represents the second successfully completed well from the Jones County oil play. We are pleased to be a part of such a winning endeavor and look forward to the ongoing development opportunities available to us in Jones County."

Jones County Oil Trend Holdings

Unit Name Wells Envisioned Wells Spud Wells Completed WI NRI
Young Four (4) One (1) One (1) 2.5% 1.875%
White Two (2) One (1) One (1) 1.5% 1.18%

About the Jones County Oil Trend
The Jones County oil trend is part of an agreement entered into on February 22, 2011 with C.O. Energy, LLC and Marshall R. Young Oil Co. The prospective development area covers Jones County, Texas and is supported by eighty two (82) square miles of 3-D seismic data. 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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    Robert J. Miranda
    Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer

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