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NIOBRARA SHALE, COLORADO

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

Western owns 6,500 gross acres, 3,717 net, of mineral interest in an area of quickly progressing Niobrara development in the DJ Basin, Colorado. Western has entered into a Joint Operating Agreement with Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. of Houston, Texas (NASDAQ: CRZO). Western and Carrizo recently completed a 3D seismic survey and have permitted seven Niobrara wells with spacing for two horizontal wells per section.