CRCL Receives Operator License & Begins Permitting Process to Drill in Northwest Kansas
Circle Star Energy Corp. (OTCBB: CRCL) is pleased to announce that it has received approval for their Operator License by the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) and has begun the permitting process to begin drilling in Northwest Kansas.
CRCL CEO Jeff Johnson stated, “We are excited about the opportunities of entering into our permitting and drilling phase in Northwest Kansas. We have identified our initial well location and are eager to begin drilling operations.”
Drilling operations are scheduled to begin by year end 2012.
About Circle Star Energy Corp.
Circle Star Energy Corp. is a performance-driven exploration & production company that is developing exposure to high-impact, large scale oil & gas plays via operated and non-operated positions, while establishing and building a base of low-risk, solid return and operated working interests.
CRCL is continuing its efforts in expanding its exposure in Northwest Kansas, which is also being pursued by other energy industry participants such as Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK), Encana Corp. (NYSE: ECA), SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) and Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA).
For more information on CRCL's unconventional resources initiative, please visit http://www.circlestarenergy.com/investors/stock-information.
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