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Focus Areas

BROWN DENSE/LOWER SMACKOVER, LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI

map of the San Joaquin Basin in California's Kern County

Western Energy has recently acquired some 30,000 acres+ in the Brown Dense/Lower Smackover play in northeastern Louisiana and northwestern Mississippi. The Brown Dense play is an emerging oil resource play being led largely by the efforts of Southwestern Energy (NYSE: SWN). Western is continuing to acquire acreage in the play as it develops.