American Oil & Gas Inc. reported financial results for the first half of 2010, and reported a successful well completion in the Williston Basin in North Dakota.

American Oil & Gas Inc. reported net income of $27.8 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, for the first six months of 2010, compared to a net loss of $5.5 million, or ($0.11) per diluted share, in the same period of 2009.

American Oil & Gas Inc. said that the large gain in the first half of 2010 was due to a one-time gain of $36.4 million from the sale of the company’s oil and gas properties in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming.

American Oil & Gas Inc. reported sales of $3.3 million in the first half of 2010, a 400% increase from the $0.82 million in sales in the first half of 2009. The management of American Oil & Gas Inc. attributed the large increase on a year over year basis to higher volume and higher realized prices for oil and gas sales.

American Oil & Gas Inc. sold 46,262 barrels of oil and 51,284 million cubic feet of natural gas during the first six months of 2010. The company realized average prices of $63.64 per barrel for oil and $6.50 per million cubic feet for natural gas.

American Oil & Gas Inc. also reported that a well in Williams County, North Dakota produced approximately 2400 barrels of oil per day and 3.9 million cubic feet per day of natural gas.

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