New Western Energy Corp. Signs Agreement With Petroleum Energy Management Co. to Oversee Operations at the Phillips Lease

Oct 26, 2011, 16:34 ET from New Western Energy Corp.

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Western Energy Corp. (Pink Sheets: NWTR), an independent energy company engaged in the development, production and exploration of oil, gas and other minerals in North America, today announced that it has signed an operating agreement with Petroleum Energy Management Co. ("PEMCO") to oversee operations at the Company's Phillips Lease.

The Company owns a 75 percent net working interest in the Phillips Lease, a 150-acre, seven-well re-completion project in Rogers County, Oklahoma. Oil has been discovered and wells developed in numerous places in this county at a depth not exceeding 500 feet, and many of the wells that were drilled 15-20 years ago are still producing oil.

"PEMCO's knowledge and expertise will be an important asset to the development of the Phillips Lease," said Javan Khazali, President of New Western Energy Corp. "In addition, PEMCO's focus on the United States' mid-continent region could aid us in evaluating new opportunities for growth."

Petroleum Energy Management Co. was formed in 2004 to work within the mid-continent marginal well market. PEMCO's team is comprised of oil and gas industry veterans with 65-years of combined experience in petroleum geology and engineering, well stimulation, drilling, and oil recovery. PEMCO also works with its clients to manage day-to-day operations of leases, develop growth strategies, and evaluate potential acquisition opportunities.

About New Western Energy Corp.

New Western Energy Corp. is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, development, production, and exploration of oil, gas and minerals primarily in North America. To learn more about the Company, visit:

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Contact: Javan Khazali President (949)435-0977

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