New Western Gas Corporation to Commence First Reworking of Existing Fredonia Gas Prospect Well

IRVINE, Calif., June 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today New Western Gas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of New Western Energy Corp. (OTCBB:NWTR), an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, gas and other minerals in North America, announced that within the next 30 days, it will commence with the first reworking of an existing well acquired as part of its recently announced Fredonia Gas Prospect acquisition. The Fredonia Gas Prospect is a coal gas exploration and development prospect located in the heart of the Cherokee Basin in Wilson County, Kansas. New Western Gas Corporation is reviewing its behind pipe gas reserves for additional coal gas formations that can be quickly brought on line for additional natural gas production. Current existing production from the Fredonia Gas Prospect leases is 6 million cubic feet per month as opposed to the previously reported "6 million mcf per month". Based on the results obtained from this announced reworking operation, New Western Gas Corporation will proceed with additional recompletions over the next several months. The Fredonia Gas Prospect contains 9 existing wells, four of which have potential undeveloped coal gas reserves behind pipe.

"We are pleased to commence with the reworking of our first well which will allow us to more fully exploit our existing behind pipe coal gas reserves," said Javan Khazali, President and CEO of New Western Energy Corp. He continued to state that "Over the next few months, we anticipate not only the further development of these existing behind pipe coal gas reserves, but also the drilling of numerous new wells to fully exploit the Proved Undeveloped Coal Gas Reserves contained within the Fredonia Gas Prospect."

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CONTACT: Javan Khazali (949) 435-0977 info@newwesternenergy.comSource:New Western Energy Corp.