New Western Energy Corporation Provides Update on Its Oklahoma Oil & Gas Leases

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 is pleased to provide the following updates on its ten (10) oil and gas leases located in Rogers and Nowata County, Oklahoma, consisting of 1750 Acres with 125 wells and 10 disposable wells.

The Company has completed the infrastructure work on all leases including but not limited to road/site work, upgrading electric work on motors and panel boxes, construction and installation of tank batteries, piping work from wells to storage facility, casing work on the wells, mounting and testing metering equipment, and other preliminary rework on existing wells.

The leases consist of Winchester Lease 500 Acres with 10 wells and 1 Disposal well, Thomas Lease 450 Acres with 10 wells and 1 disposal well, Everett Lease 320 Acres with 61 wells and 2 disposal wells, Phillips Lease 150 Acres with 7 wells and 1 disposal well, Anna Lease 80 Acres with 9 wells and 1 disposal well, Glass lease 80 Acres with 12 wells and 1 disposal well, Jackson Lease 50 Acres with 4 wells and 1 disposal well, Kerrigan Lease 40 Acres with 3 wells and 1 disposal well, Acro/selby Lease 40 Acres with 5 wells, Jameson 40 Acres with 4 wells and 1 disposal well.

"We are more than satisfied with the overall progress of our development program in Oklahoma. When we consider the historical production from the Bartlesville Sand formation, which is one of the most reliable pay zones in our area of operation, we are very encouraged by the potential production increase from these leases. Our development efforts will continue to focus on bringing existing wells online, reworking of wells and testing flowing wells, among other production-based activities," said Javan Khazali, President and CEO of New Western Energy Corp.

About New Western Energy Corp.

New Western Energy Corp. is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, development, production, and exploration of oil, gas and minerals primarily in North America. To learn more about the Company, visit:

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