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Upstream Exploration Announces Addition of New Senior Staff Engineer

August 8, 2018

METAIRIE, La., Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Upstream Exploration LLC (“Upstream” or the “Company”) a privately-held independent oil and gas exploration and production company, announced today that William Weidner, P.E. joined Upstream in July as Senior Staff Engineer.

Mr. Weidner is an accomplished engineer with strong drilling and completions experience primarily in both onshore and offshore Louisiana. His successful drilling and completion experience and understanding of Louisiana make him an ideal addition to assist Upstream in unlocking the value of its Louisiana prospects. Prior to joining Upstream, Mr. Weidner served as Partner and Vice President of Engineering at Crescent Drilling and Production, Inc. where he led a team that provided design, supervision and project management of oil and gas field operations. Mr. Weidner specialized in designing, drilling and completion of numerous offshore and onshore exploration and development projects. Mr. Weidner earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University and is a registered professional Petroleum Engineer.

Michael Willis, Upstream’s President, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Will as an important member of our Upstream team where he will be focused on designing, drilling and completing our many prospective opportunities. Upstream has a very strong team in place and Will will be a great addition, assisting in growing our asset base in this increasingly robust industry environment.”

About Upstream Exploration

Upstream Exploration is a privately held, independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the exploration, exploitation and development of oil and gas properties, primarily in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and along the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Company is headquartered in Metairie Louisiana and has approximately 20 total employees in its headquarters and field locations.

Contact:

Al Petrie, Investor Relations Coordinator

Phone: 504-258-9548

Michael Willis, President

Phone: 504-832-3750

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