Bering Exploration Engages Firm to Provide Drilling Services for Its Eagle Ford Prospect That Has Potential Gross Reserves of $318 Million or $13.25 Per Share

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

HOUSTON, April 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bering Exploration, Inc., (Pink Sheets:BERX) announced today that it has engaged Dependable Working Partners to provide drilling services for its Eagle Ford shale play in Central Texas. This prospect has potential gross reserves of 3,000,000 barrels of oil which amounts to $318 million or $13.25 per share based upon the current price of oil and outstanding shares and assumes all wells are drilled and successful. Bering owns a 100% working interest and an 80% net revenue interest in this prospect.

Bering recently announced that that it will initially drill four test wells on its Eagle Ford shale play in Central Texas and will utilize the results to help with the design and development of a more in depth drilling program for the remaining 116 potential wells locations.  

"With the hiring of Dependable, we have assembled a seasoned and experienced team to work with us to implement our drilling program," stated Steven Plumb, Chief Financial Officer of Bering. "We are on track to obtain drilling permits in the near term and hope to be drilling soon after that."

About Bering Exploration, Inc.  

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Bering Exploration, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company that focuses on identifying, evaluating, developing and acquiring potential natural gas and oil wells in the Gulf Coast onshore region. Additional information about Bering can be found on the web at .

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This press release contains statements that may constitute forward-looking statements and are based upon assumptions that management believes to be reasonable. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from these statements, including, without limitation, the success rate of exploration efforts and the timeliness of development activities, leasing of the target acreage, fluctuations in oil and gas prices, access to acquisition and development capital, achieving economically viable wells, and other risk factors described from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the SEC. In addition, the Company operates in an industry sector where securities values are highly volatile and may be influenced by economic and other factors beyond the Company's control. For additional information about Bering's future business and financial results, refer to Bering's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-QSB and Annual Report on Form 10-KSB and other reports, which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bering undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

CONTACT: Bering Exploration, Inc., Houston Steven Plumb, 713-780-0806