Monarch Enters into Drilling Agreement

Monarch Enters into Drilling Agreement

Monarch Gulf Exploration, Inc., a Washington Corporation, today announced it has entered into an agreement to participate in the drilling of a test well in the North Colgrade Prospect located in Winn Parish, Louisiana. Monarch will have a 19% working interest in this project. Total drilling costs are estimated in to $374,000.

The principal targets of the well will be the First Wilcox oil sands and surrounding gas sands. The total depth for the test well is planned for 2,990 feet. The North Colgrade Prospect is approximately 1,500 acres. The first well is anticipated to be drilled by the end of this year.

The Colgrade field, three miles to the south, has produced approximately 22 MBbls (million barrels) of oil. The Joyce field, four miles to the northwest of the North Colgrade prospect, has produced 1.9 MBbls of oil from the First Wilcox Sand and 3.5 Bcf (billion cubic feet) of gas from multiple Wilcox gas sands. Mapping by Frank Davis Exploration, Inc., indicates many of the Lower Wilcox sands have untested oil and gas potential.

In other news today, Monarch announced that Williams & Webster, PS of Spokane, Washington, has completed the company audit.

R.E. “Bob” Jorgensen, Monarch’s CEO states that completing these two projects are important steps in achieving the company’s objective of maturing into an aggressive junior oil and gas exploration and production company.

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Monarch Gulf Exploration, Inc. R.E. “Bob” Jorgensen 509-465-1177 509-434-8161 cell

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