HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LEI), an independent oil and gas company (the "Company" or "Lucas"), today announced that the Company has executed a term sheet for a Participation Agreement (commonly called a "joint venture" in the industry) with Milestone Energy, LLC ("Milestone") for the development of oil and gas properties located in the Gonzales, Wilson, and Karnes Counties, Texas area of the Eagle Ford/Austin Chalk Trend. The binding provisions of the term sheet call for Milestone to contribute 80% of the cost or value of the acreage to be developed and the Company to contribute 20%, and Milestone will be responsible for 100% of the drilling and completion cost, as well as project generation fees. The Company anticipates Milestone contributing from between $40 million and $100 million to the joint venture pursuant to the terms of a final Participation Agreement.
Lucas Energy Announces Execution Of Joint Venture Term Sheet With Milestone Energy, LLC
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