Lucas Notes Permitting of 1st Eagle Ford Well

Lucas Energy announced that its joint venture operating partner, Hilcorp has permitted the Hagen EF No.1H well in Gonzales County, Texas. Lucas has a 15% carried (no capital cost to Lucas) working interest in this first well which is planned to be spudded by November 1, 2010. The permit is for a 4,500 foot lateral in the Eagle Ford formation.

William A. Sawyer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company said, "The day has arrived that we are moving toward Eagle Ford production which should make a significant increase in the Company's production."