WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2011) - Bird River Resources Inc. (CNSX:BDR) reports that the drilling portion of the new well northeast of Sinclair, Manitoba at 12-15-8-28W1 has been completed. The well was drilled into the Bakken formation at 926 meters and has a horizontal leg of 1300 meters. The well has been cased for the entire length of the leg and is awaiting fracing. There will be 27 fracing ports approximately 50 meters apart. The operator of this well is Antler River Resources and Bird River has a 5% interest.
Meanwhile, a drill rig has been moved to 13-23-1-28W east of Pierson, Manitoba. This is a horizontal well with a 600 meter leg drilled into the Spearfish formation. With drilling at 20 to 25 meters an hour the drilling portion is near completion. The operator of this well is Atikwa Resources with a 50% interest. Antler River and Bird River have 25% interest each.
About Bird River Resources Inc.
BDR is a Winnipeg, Manitoba based resource exploration company. The Company is focusing on oil and gas exploration opportunities in south western Manitoba. BDR presently holds a 5% gross and a 4% net participation in five producing oil wells. Additionally, BDR also holds several oil leases in south western Manitoba (interest ranges from 25% to 100%). The common shares of Bird River Resources Inc. trade on the Canadian National Stock Exchange under the symbol BDR.
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