Caza Oil & Gas announces third quarter results and provides operational update
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012Caza Oil & Gas, Inc. ("Caza" or the "Company") (TSX:CAZ)(AIM:CAZA), is pleased to provide its unaudited financial and operational results for the three-months ended September 30, 2012.
"The proceeds from the sale of the San Jacinto property opened several doors for the Company, especially on the exploration front. Management used a portion of the proceeds to drill the Caza Ridge and Forehand Ranch horizontal Bone Spring test wells at our Copperline and Forehand Ranch prospects respectively. We are very pleased to report that oil and natural gas from the Caza Ridge well are already going to sales, and we continue to be impressed with the well's production results. We also look forward to fracture stimulating the Forehand Ranch well and bringing it online in December. The Caza Ridge well alone has made up for and surpassed any decreases in production, revenue and cash flow caused in this quarter by the sale of the San Jacinto assets and will provide a substantial increase to our oil to natural gas ratio in the fourth quarter."
"The horizontal Bone Spring play has proven to be a successful venture for Caza thus far, as we also participated as a non-operator in the Bradley 29 and Quail 16 State horizontal Bone Spring wells. Knowledge gained from the successful results of these wells has de-risked some of Caza's acreage position in the play, while also providing the Company with valuable information for future drilling from the Company's inventory of Bone Spring prospects. In addition to Copperline, Forehand Ranch, Quail Ridge and Bradley 29, Caza has five other horizontal Bone Spring prospects under lease including: Lynch, Lennox, Mad River, Two Mesas and Azotea Mesa. This gives the Company approximately 3,300 net acres in the play with many potential drillsite locations."
"In addition, positive reports continue to come from elsewhere in the Bone Spring play. In order to build on the momentum created by the Company's recent successes, management is preparing the Lennox prospect in Lea County, New Mexico for drilling as early as mid-January 2013."
Copies of the Company's unaudited financial statements for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, and the accompanying management's discussion and analysis are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and the Company's website at www.cazapetro.com.
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