Acquisition Includes Revenue Producing Natural Gas Interests in Desoto Parish, Louisiana
FRISCO, TX - (NewMediaWire) - February 21, 2023 - Verde Bio Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: VBHI), a growing oil and gas Company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire revenue producing mineral and royalty interests in the prolific Haynesville Shale of Northern Louisiana, held by a private seller for a purchase price of $425,000 in cash. The Company continues to build a diversified, revenue producing portfolio of high-quality assets. Today’s announcement marks the nineteenth acquisition by Verde to date.
This interest acquired by Verde currently produces approximately $10,000 per month in revenue and Verde is entitled to the cash flow from production attributable to the acquisition beginning on or after February 1, 2023. The acquisition is set to close on or before April 15, 2023.
The interest being acquired covers approximately 1,200 gross acres in Desoto Parish, LA and is operated by E&P leader, Southwestern Energy. Currently, there are 8 wells producing from the Haynesville formation and a number of inactive wells, which will likely be reworked and brought online in the near future, along with an excellent outlook for more wells on the acreage given Southwestern’s aggressive drilling schedule and well performance in the immediate area of the acreage being acquired.
Scott Cox, CEO of Verde, said, “We are excited about the interests being acquired through this acquisition especially as deals like this are difficult to find at fair prices. We continue to build a strong pipeline of quality acquisitions in conjunction with our upcoming reverse split and name change as we strategically source the best capital for our next phase of growth. This is a great natural gas addition to our portfolio and we are proud to have built a Company which is creative and flexible enough to take advantage of these deals when they become available.”
Mr. Cox added: “We have great confidence in these assets, as well as the Haynesville and we look forward to jointly benefiting as they continue to operate and develop the resource. Southwestern is a highly reputable, active and well-funded operator and we are very pleased that this is one of their core areas. We have high expectations for this property and its future. With the LNG terminals coming online in Texas and Louisiana we are very bullish on natural gas and plan to add much more to our portfolio while commodity prices have dipped from recent highs.”
“Acquisitions like this continue to confirm our growth plan of acquiring diversified minerals and royalties and building a strong portfolio while taking advantage of the current buyer’s market. We remain focused on executing our business plan and creating long-term value for our shareholders. Through our balanced approach of capital raising and acquisitions, we are building a highly diversified portfolio of revenue producing interests and look forward to continuing to build on these through future strategic acquisitions,” Mr. Cox concluded.
About Verde Bio Holdings, Inc.
Verde Bio Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: VBHI), is a growing U.S. Energy Company based in Frisco, Texas, engaged in the acquisition and development of high-growth mineral rights and select non-operated working interests in premier US basins. Verde currently owns producing mineral, royalty and over-riding royalty interests in the DJ Basin of Colorado and Wyoming, the Haynesville Shale of Louisiana, the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma, the Delaware and Permian Basin of Texas and the Marcellus and Utica shales in West Virginia. The Company is focused on providing strong shareholder returns through asset growth generated by our acquisitions of revenue producing assets. For more information, go to: www.verdebh.com
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