Baron Energy, Inc. Appoints Jay D. Squiers, CFA, to Its Board of Directors

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Aug. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baron Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BROE) ("Baron" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company based in San Marcos, Texas, has appointed Mr. Jay D. Squiers, CFA, to its board of directors. The appointment is effective August 15, 2014.

Management Comments

Ronnie L. Steinocher, Chairman, President and CEO, said, "We welcome Jay to our board and look forward to his contributions as we begin to ramp-up our business plan. He has a broad background in energy investments and business development initiatives which mesh well with our growth plan as we prepare to begin a multi-year drilling program."

Mr. Squiers is a Managing Director at Petro Capital Energy Funds, Dallas, Texas and a seasoned executive with an extensive background in debt and equity investments and corporate governance. He has originated and underwritten over $3.5 billion in debt securities and equity investments with extensive experience in energy investments, including oil and gas exploration and production; he previously served for a period of approximately ten years as a director for several Canadian oil & gas companies. Mr. Squiers is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds an AB magna cum laude in Economics from Princeton University and a JD with Honors from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

About Baron Energy, Inc.

Baron Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BROE) is an independent oil and gas acquisition, production, exploitation, and exploration company based in San Marcos, Texas, with producing assets in South and Central Texas. Baron owns 100% operated production that is approximately 90% oil with working interests ranging from 75% to 100% in properties located in Frio and Taylor Counties, Texas. Baron's high-growth strategy is to make meaningful acquisitions with substantial drilling upside. Baron is geographically focused on Texas and its surrounding states.

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