American Standard Energy Corporation Announces Appointment of James R. Leeton, Jr. to Board of Directors

Mar 16, 2011, 09:30 ET from American Standard Energy Corp.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Standard Energy Corp.(OTC Bulletin Board: ASEN) is pleased to announce the appointment of James R. Leeton, Jr. to the Board as an Independent Director.

Mr. Leeton brings to the Board decades of oil and gas experience as both an attorney and a Landman.  He began in the oil industry in 1977 with Exxon Corporation as a Landman prior to forming Leeton & Leeton, PC, a Midland, TX based Oil and Gas/Business law firm.  Mr. Leeton is currently a Partner in Midland based Bullock Scott, PC, an oil and gas, banking and business law firm.  For over thirty years, Mr. Leeton has been involved in thousands of oil and gas transactions involving the sale, purchase and financing of oil and gas properties.  He has also personally participated in the purchase and drilling of numerous oil and gas prospects and wells during his career.

Robert Thompson, ASEN's Chairman of the Board commented, "The addition of Mr. Leeton to the Board of American Standard Energy Corp. substantially diversifies our professional experience.  The addition of his legal expertise, specifically in the oil and gas industry greatly enhances our Company's mission."

Mr. Leeton joins Scott Feldhacker, Richard MacQueen, Randall Capps, and Chairman Robert Thompson on the Board.

About American Standard Energy Corp.

American Standard Energy Corp. follows the non-operator model for oil and gas exploration and production (E & P).  ASEN currently has holdings in North Dakota, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.  Its holdings include working interest in more than 120 gross wells (24 net) under a total of approximately 23,200 acres.

Contact: Andrew Wall, General Counsel, 480-371-1929

SOURCE American Standard Energy Corp.