NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Oct. 20, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baron Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:BROE) ("Baron" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company, today announced that it has divested one of its non-operated properties in Garza County, Texas.
Ronnie L. Steinocher, President and CEO, commented, "We are continuing to move our portfolio to only operated properties. This small, non-operated divestment in Garza County was the result of a local operator wanting to add to a larger program. We received a good price for this property and closed the transaction in short order. We will continue to rationalize our portfolio as we move to operated only properties and plan to close on a few more divestments prior to year-end."
About Baron Energy
Baron Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:BROE) is an independent oil and gas production, exploitation, and exploration company headquartered in New Braunfels, Texas with producing assets in the prolific oil producing Permian Basin of West Texas.
Baron owns production that is 99% oil, both operated and non-operated, with working interest ranging from 5% to 100% in oil and gas fields located in Baylor, Borden, Garza, Jones, Runnels, Scurry and Taylor Counties, Texas.
Baron's growth strategy centers on making accretive property acquisitions in its core operating area. The Company targets properties that have oil production with upside developmental potential.
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