BRIEF-Double Eagle Petroleum provides update on acquisition activities

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Double Eagle Petroleum Co :

* Provides update on acquisition activities, operations and company drilling


* Says promoted Ashley Jenkins to vice president and Chief Financial Officer

* Agreed to sell certain of its undeveloped Wyoming leases to a private company

for $1.6 million

* Says purchased additional working interest in the atlantic rim

* Says will begin completion of its niobrara appraisal well in mid-October 2012

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