American Petro-Hunter Announces Commencement of Drilling in Kansas

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Source: Marketwire

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 06/22/10 -- American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ('American Petro-Hunter' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce commencement of drilling operations at the #3 Lutters Well at the Poston Prospect, located in Trego County, Kansas. The well is scheduled to spud today and the Company expects drilling to take 7 days to reach the planned 4,500 foot target depth. The #3 well is a direct offset by 300 feet to the #1 Lutters well that has been in production since June 2009.

The #3 Lutters well is targeting the oil producing Mississippi Dolomite formation identified by a 3D seismic high which pinpoints the oil bearing horizon. The #3 Lutters offset well is part of an ongoing, multi-well drilling program designed to fully exploit the 750 acre location. Given that the #3 Lutters is located adjacent to an existing well and facilities, in the event commercial producer is completed, the Company expects a rapid tie-in to the site infrastructure and tank storage battery thereby allowing for oil sales to occur in an expedited manner.

About American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH)
The Company is a goal-oriented exploration and production (E&P) Company aiming to become an intermediate level oil and gas producer within 12 months. The Company is in production at the Poston Project in Trego County and at the Rooney Project in Ford County, Kansas with new drilling activity and production underway at the North Oklahoma Oil Project. With the achievable target of becoming a 1000 BOE producer as our goal, American Petro-Hunter is actively on the 'hunt' for domestic petroleum assets. Visit us at: www.americanpetrohunter.com

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains 'forward-looking statements' as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the development, costs and results of our exploration program at our properties and any anticipated future production. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with petroleum exploration and development stage exploration companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-KSB for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
American Petro-Hunter, Inc.
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Robert McIntosh
President & C.E.O.

To find out more about American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH), visit our website at www.americanpetrohunter.com

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