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Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces That It Has Completed a Private Placement Financing

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma based company, announced that it has completed a private placement of 21,431,661 shares of its common stock for an aggregate purchase price of $1,500,216. These funds will be used partially to pay its fifty seven percent (57%) share of the cost of drilling a follow-up test well to the Empire…

Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces That It Has Acquired a Six Month Option to Purchase Oil & Gas Leases in Wyoming

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma based company, announced that it has entered into a formal agreement with Viking Exploration, LLC, of Littleton, Colorado, pursuant to which the Corporation has acquired an option to purchase all of Viking’s leasehold and producing interests in the Okie Draw and South Okie Prospects in Natrona County, Wyoming.On August 4,…

Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces Its Listing on StockProfile, Sale of Wyoming Properties and Status of Nevada Project

TULSA, OklA.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma based company, announced today that it has joined www.StockProfile.com, a customized web-based platform showcasing emerging growth stocks. StockProfile.com provides the investing public with a free unique information portal for investors who like to conduct their own research and make their own investment decisions. If you are interested in viewing Empire…

Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces Commencement of Test Well in Nevada and Completion of Financing

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2006--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB:EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company, announced today that drilling operations were commenced September 14, 2006 on the Empire Cobble Cuesta 1-12-12N-34E, Nye County, Nevada. It is expected that the total depth of this exploratory well will be 6,500 feet and the well should take 25 to 30 days to drill.Empire said the well…

Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces Drilling Contract Signed for Nevada Test & Appointment of Director

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 2006--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB:EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company, announced today that it has signed a drilling contract for its Nevada test well, which should commence drilling about August 15, 2006. This test is projected to test a large structure up-dip from a well which had good oil shows. The Company owns a Ten (10%) percent working…

Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces Commencement of Seismic Program on Nevada Oil Prospect

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2005--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB:EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma based company, announced today that it is participating in a seismic program which has been commenced on its 44,000 acre Gabbs Valley Prospect in Western Nevada.Empire has a ten (10%) percent interest in this prospect and will pay its share of the seismic program which will consist of 19…

Empire Completes Financing, Announces Plans to Explore Nevada Oil Prospect

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 22, 2005--Empire Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB:EMPR), a Tulsa, Oklahoma based company, announced today that it recently completed a private placement of 5 million shares of its common stock along with warrants to purchase 1,250,000 shares of its common stock for an aggregate purchase price of $500,000. Subject to certain restrictions, the warrants may be exercised for a period…