HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bering Exploration, Inc., (OTCQB: BERX) announced today that drilling has begun on the Sharp Heirs A No. 1 well located in Concordia Parish, Louisiana. This well will be drilled to a depth of approximately 7,500 feet to test the prospective zones in the Wilcox formation. This prospect has the potential for multiple wells and potential gross reserves of 500,000 barrels of oil. Bering will have a 10% working interest in this prospect.
"We are excited to begin drilling our initial well on this prospect and expect to reach total depth in a couple of weeks," stated Steven Plumb, VP of Finance of Bering. "If successful, this prospect has the potential to significantly add to our existing production."
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 www.beringexplore.com.
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