Geo Petro Spuds First Seberaba Well in Bengara II Block Drilling Program

GeoPetro Resources reported that its 12% owned Indonesian subsidiary Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd. ("CGB2") has commenced drilling on the Seberaba-#4 appraisal well.

The Seberaba-#4 is the first of 3 planned appraisal wells to further evaluate the Seberaba structure in the Bengara-II Block, onshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Drilling of the Seberaba-#4 is planned to a total depth of 2,800 meters (9,186 feet).

The Seberaba-#4 will test an updip structural culmination of the large Seberaba structure at a position on the same structure approximately 2.5 kilometers southeast of the Seberaba-#1 exploration well location.

GeoPetro is an independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in San Francisco, California. GeoPetro currently has projects in the United States, Canada and Indonesia. GeoPetro has developed a producing property in its Madisonville Project in Texas and is conducting a drilling program in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Elsewhere, GeoPetro has assembled a geographically diversified portfolio of exploratory and appraisal prospects.