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GMX Resources announces successful Bakken well, provides update

GMX RESOURCES announces that the company has successfully drilled and completed its sixth operated horizontal Bakken well, the Johnston 31-4-1H, 55% working interest, located in Sections 4&9 Township 146N Range 99W in McKenzie County, North Dakota. The Johnston 31-4-1H was drilled to a measured depth of 20,979' with a lateral length of 8,869'. It was completed as a 34-stage frac Middle Bakken producer achieving a peak rate of 1,479 boepd. The Johnston 31-4-1H had a spud to total depth of 29 days, a spud to rig release of 31 days and a spud to sales of 58 days. The company's seventh operated well, the Fairfield State 21-16-1H, was spud on May 13. GMXR currently projects a 96% working interest in the Fairfield State 21-16-1H, which is located in Sections 16&21, Township 143N, Range 99W in Billings County, North Dakota. The Fairfield State 21-16-1H is a Three Forks well and has been successfully drilled to a total measured depth of 20,979' and a lateral length of 9,510'. The Company expects to fracture stimulate the well in July 2012. The company's eighth operated well, the Basaraba 24-35-1H, is located in Sections 26&35, Township 144N, Range 100W in Billings County, North Dakota. The Company has received the necessary federal and states permits in this 50% working interest well, which we expect to spud in June 2012.