Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ASX: SSN; NYSE MKT: SSN): NORTH STOCKYARD PROJECT, WILLIAMS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTABlackdog 3-13-14H (SSN WI 25.03%) Currently the 6 inch lateral portion of the well is being drilled at a depth of 17,906 feet into the Middle Bakken. The forward plan is to drill the Blackdog to a total depth of 19,987 feet. This well will be a middle Bakken lateral and is the infill location between the Rodney 1-14H well (SSN WI 27.18%) and the Sail and Anchor 1-13-14HBK well (SSN WI 25.03%). Frac operations in the Blackdog well are expected to take place following the Christmas Holiday. Coopers 2-15-14HBK (SSN WI 27.7%), Fracture stimulation operations on the Coopers well finished on December 11 th with the placement of 2.7 million pounds of proppant over 22 stages in the 6,393 foot lateral that was drilled in the Middle Bakken. Tooheys 4-15-14HBK (SSN WI 27.7%), The 24 stage sliding sleeve fracture stimulation was completed on the Tooheys over the weekend. A total of 2.3 million pounds of proppant was pumped into the well over 24 stages along the 6,740 foot lateral that was drilled in the Middle Bakken. Little Creature 3-15-14HBK (SSN WI 27.7%), The Little Creature well has been prepared for frac operations, which are expected to commence after the Christmas Holiday. About Samson Oil & Gas Limited Samson’s Ordinary Shares are traded on the Australian Securities Exchange under the symbol "SSN". Samson's American Depository Shares (ADSs) are traded on the New York Stock Exchange MKT under the symbol "SSN". Each ADS represents 20 fully paid Ordinary Shares of Samson. Samson has a total of 2,547 million ordinary shares issued and outstanding (including 230 million options exercisable at AUD 3.8 cents), which would be the equivalent of 127.35 million ADSs. Accordingly, based on the NYSE MKT closing price of US$0.42 per ADS on December 16th, 2013 the Company has a current market capitalization of approximately US$55.90 million (the options have been valued at an exchange rate of 0.8954). Correspondingly, based on the ASX closing price of A$0.022 for ordinary shares and a closing price of A$0.012 for the 2017 options, on December 16th, 2013, the Company has a current market capitalization of approximately A$58.80 million.
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