Bull & Lifshitz, LLP announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed sale of Brigham Exploration Company (NASDAQ: BEXP) (referred to as "Brigham" or the “Company”) to Statoil ASA (“Statoil”) in a cash transaction valued at approximately $4.4 billion.

Under the terms of the agreement, Statoil will acquire Brigham for $36.50 per share in cash by means of an all-cash tender offer for all of the issued and outstanding shares of Brigham. The tender offer is expected to commence by October 31, 2011.

Bull & Lifshitz, LLP's investigation is focused on whether the proposed deal provides adequate value to the Company’s shareholders.

If you are a holder of Brigham common stock and want to discuss your legal rights, you may e-mail or call Bull & Lifshitz, LLP who will, without obligation or cost to you, attempt to answer your questions.

If you are a shareholder of Brigham and would like more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (866) 313-6222 or by sending an e-mail including your contact information to: counsel@nyclasslaw.com. All e-mail correspondence should make reference to Brigham.

Bull & Lifshitz, LLP is a New York City-based law firm with significant experience representing investors in merger-related shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and securities fraud class actions. For more information about the firm, please visit our website at www.nyclasslaw.com.

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