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AusTex Oil Limited (ASX:AOK) Additional Horizontal Mississippi Lime Wells with Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC).

Sydney, Australia, Sep 12, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - United States focused oil & gas produer AusTex Oil Limited (ASX:AOK) (OTCQX:ATXDY) is pleased to update shareholders on its continued well development program at the company's 100% owned 5,500 acre Snake River Project in Kay County, Oklahoma.

Following the success of the Balder #1-30N Horizontal Mississippi Lime well during the June quarter, AOK has entered into further agreements to participiate in additional horizontal well development with Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC). The Balder #1-30N has demonstrated the potential of the Mississippi Lime interval having achieved a 30 day average IP of 899 boe/day and a peak 24 hour rate of 1,363 boe/day (782 barrels of oil, 340 barrels NGLs and 1,448 mcf gas). AOK holds a 13.76% interest in the Balder #1-30N well.

Balder #2-31N Well

The Balder #2-31N Well is to be drilled as an offset to the successful Balder #1-30N horizontal well on a 160 acre spacing. AOK will hold a 13.76% Working Interest in the new well.

Hod #19-1N Well

AOK has entered into an agreement with Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) to participate in Horizontal Well development in Section 19, Township 25N Range 1 West. Up to three wells are to be drilled with the Hod #1-19H well expected to spud in October. AOK will hold 8.33% Working Interest in this well.

Additional Horizontal Well development is planned on the Snake River Project and AOK will update further details in coming months.

Speaking from Tulsa, Richard Adrey, Executive Chairman commented, "We are delighted to be participating with additional horizontal well development with Range. With the proposed increased density to 160 acre spacing, this again highlights the potential of our Snake River Project. Additional oil production is coming on line as we test new vertical wells and we are on target with our 2 vertical well per month program. We have just drilled our tenth vertical well and expect to have nine producing before the end of October".

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About AusTex Oil Limited:

AusTex Oil Limited (ASX:AOK) (OTCQX:ATXDY) is an Australia-based company. The Company is engaged in the development of oil and gas leases in the United States. It produces oil and gas from leases in Oklahoma and Kansas. It is also engaged in the exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons in the United States. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include International Energy Corporation (Oklahoma), International Energy Corporation (Kansas) and Well Enhancement Services LLC. During the year fiscal year ended March 31, 2009 (fiscal 2009), the Company was engaged in the drilling of three wells on the Lancaster Lease group, Tulsa County; two wells on the Sweet Unit, Pawnee County, and one well on the BlueHawk Project in Osage County.

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Date:Sep 12, 2012
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