Victory Energy Appoints Cliff Hair As Vice President Of Land

Jul 23, 2012, 16:37 ET from Victory Energy Corporation

AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Energy Corporation (OTCQB: VYEY), today announced that Cliff Hair has been appointed as the Company's Vice President of Land, effective July 18, 2012.  Mr. Hair has over 40 years of oil and gas experience in prospect evaluation, acquisition, exploration, drilling, development and divestitures.  This includes 25 years of Management and Executive level experience.  Mr. Hair will be based in Midland, Texas.  

Kenny Hill, Victory Energy's CEO, stated, "I'm pleased to welcome Cliff to the Victory Energy team.  We're thrilled to have someone of his caliber and with an extensive network of established relationships."

Hair is the founder and managing member of privately held C&F Minerals LLC.   He has run this privately owned company since 1985.    Prior to building his own company, Cliff held the position of Division Land Manager for Samedan Oil Corporation, an explorer of crude oil and natural gas founded by Lloyd Noble.  Samedan later became Noble Affiliates and in 1980 was listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NBL).    In 1984 Mr. Hair joined Castilla Energy Inc., another NYSE company as their Executive Vice President and Secretary.  Mr. Hair earned a BBA in Accounting at The University of Houston in 1971.  He is a member of the Permian Basin Landman's Association, the Permian Basin Oil and Gas Association and serves on the Board of Director's for Habitat for Humanity Permian Basin.

Hair commented, "I am very excited about the opportunity to join this dynamic and fast growing company. During the last few years I've had the opportunity to work with various members of the management team and the board of directors on a number of projects as they worked to turn around the company.  What they have accomplished is impressive.   In my position as Vice President of Land, I plan to help the Company grow its reserves, production and profitability while remediating the down-side risk inherent in this business."

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About Victory Energy Corporation

Victory Energy Corporation (OTCQB: VYEY) is a non-operating company engaged in the exploration, acquisition, development, and production of domestic oil and gas properties. Victory leverages both internal capabilities and strategic industry relationships to acquire working interest positions in low-to-moderate risk oil and gas prospects.

Future investment will focus primarily on oil or liquid-rich gas projects within longer-life reservoirs that offer lower F&D costs.

The company had seventeen wells on production at the end of the calendar year 2011 and has an estimated forty-five (45) additional gross wells available to pursue on its currently held ten-thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine (10,859) acres.

Victory through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners has acquired four prospects this year totaling 2,196 gross acres with the potential to add over 477,066 barrels of oil equivalent to the company's future cash flows. The company's current producing oil and gas assets are located onshore in Texas, and New Mexico.

The Company's objective is to create long term shareholder value by increasing oil reserves, improving financial returns (higher production volumes, lower costs), and managing the capital on our balance sheet.

Download the investor fact sheet for current summary of projects and activity.   Victory Energy is current with its SEC filings and is a full reporting company.  The Company is traded under the ticker symbol VYEY on the OTCQB tier, operated by OTC Markets Group.

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Victory Energy Corporation

Kenny Hill, CEO

Mark Biggers, CFO


Investor Relations:

Dennard Rupp Gray & Lascar, LLC

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