Houston American Energy Begins Production at Louisiana Well

Houston American Energy has commenced first production from its LaFurs F-16 well in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. The well came on production from the DB-9 Sand on September 5, 2004. In the last twenty-four hours the well has produced 2268 mcf of gas and 278 barrels of condensate on an 8/64" choke with FTP of 6289#. HUSA owns a 3% Working Interest and a 2.1% Net Revenue Interest in this well and prospect.

"We are very pleased with the rates from this well and are delighted with this new addition to our domestic asset base. The LaFurs F-16 is another example of adding assets and building cash flow domestically while aggressively drilling in our international concessions," said John F. Terwilliger, Chairman, Houston American Energy Corp.