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UNIT CORP.: EXPLORATORY TEST IN NORTHERN IRELAND PLUGGED, ABANDONED

 TULSA, Okla., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit Corp. (NYSE: UNT) today announced that the No.1 Annaghmore exploratory test in the onshore Toomebridge prospect in Northern Ireland was plugged and abandoned after being drilled to 5,100 feet. The well, located approximately 35 miles northwest of Belfast, tested the Triassic Sherwood and Upper Permian Sandstone formations, both of which are productive in the Irish Sea Basin. The company's interest in the well and the 100-square-mile license is 10 percent. The operator, Nuevo Energy Co. (Northern Ireland), holds 25 percent interest, Wiser Oil Co., 10 percent, with the remainder held by others. Further activity on the block is being evaluated.
 Unit Corp. is a Tulsa-based, publicly held energy company engaged in oil and gas exploration, production, transportation, and contract drilling. Unit's common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UNT.
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 /CONTACT: King P. Kirchner of Unit, 918-493-7700/
 (UNT)


CO: Unit Corp.; Wiser Oil Co.; Nuevo Energy Co. ST: Oklahoma IN: OIL SU:

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