Bering Exploration Completes Leasehold Acquisition of the Singer Prospect with Potential Gross Reserves of 1,300,000 Barrels of Oil or $4.16 Per Share

HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bering Exploration, Inc., (OTCQB: BERX) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a 265 acre leasehold located in Singer, Louisiana that has potential gross reserves of 1,300,000 barrels of oil.  The potential gross reserves of this prospect equates to $104 million dollars or $4.16 per share. There is no guarantee that this prospect will be successful or that these numbers will be achieved due to production and/or price fluctuations.  

"This acquisition adds another quality prospect with the promise of providing additional potential reserves for Bering," stated Steven Plumb, VP of Finance of Bering.  "We will continue to grow our drilling inventory and expect to begin drilling additional wells in the fourth quarter."

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.

Safe Harbor Statement

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-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K 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.

SOURCE Bering Exploration, Inc.



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