Baron Energy, Inc. Revamps Business Plan; Expands Acquisition Size and Scope; Enters Into the Bakken Shale Oil Play

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Jan. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baron Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BROE) ("Baron" or the "Company"), an independent crude oil and natural gas company, has placed its 2014 Business Plan on its web site (www.baronenergy.com).

Management Comments

Ronnie L. Steinocher, President and CEO, said, "In the 4Q of 2013 we revamped our business initiatives, expanding both the size and geographical scope of our targeted producing property acquisitions. This was in response to work completed last year, access to capital markets, and our strong desire to find and acquire producing properties that should have a material, positive impact on shareholder value. This revamped plan can be viewed at our website. We are well along our new path and are working to make meaningful progress soon."

Mr. Steinocher added, "In addition, we recently took advantage of a synergisitc opportunity to participate in the Bakken Shale oil play ("The Bakken"). Baron Bakken I, LLC ("Baron Bakken") was formed in the 4Q of 2013 in order to do so. We plan to expand our interest in the Bakken this year. Baron Energy, Inc. is the managing member of Baron Bakken."

About Baron Energy, Inc.

Baron Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BROE) is an independent crude oil and natural gas acquisition, production, exploitation, and exploration company headquartered in San Marcos, Texas, with producing assets in North and North Central Texas.

Baron's growth strategy centers on making producing property acquisitions with near-term upside and long-term production. The Company's acquisition focus is on operated properties in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico and non-operated properties in the Bakken Shale formation of the Williston Basin, North Dakota.

For more information, please visit www.baronenergy.com.

Forward-Looking Statement

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CONTACT: Baron Energy, Inc. Investor Contact Brad Holmes (713) 654-4009 b_holmes@att.netSource:Baron Energy, Inc.