Mainland Resources, Partner Spud 3rd Haynesville Shale Well



Mainland Resources reports that its Joint Venture (JV) Partner and Operator has commenced drilling operations on the Company's third JV well to evaluate additional potential of the Haynesville Shale gas formation on Mainland's Louisiana leases.

The Dehan et al 15#1H was spud on May 4, 2009 and is currently drilling at 6850 feet. The well will be drilled to approximately 12,000 feet or a depth to sufficiently test the Haynesville Shale formation. Mainland will own a 25.42% Working Interest in this unit. The JV Partner and Operator will have a 38.12472% Working Interest in the well.