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UnionTown Energy Inc. (UTOG) Commences Drilling on the New Miami Property


June 9, 2011 - BILLINGS, MT

UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling on the New Miami property. As reported by the Company's Operator, the drilling is expected to last 10-14 days which includes the vertical drilling, the turn and then the horizontal drilling leg.

The first well, New Miami #42-20H, is being drilled vertically to a depth of approximately 3,000 feet targeting the Madison formation and then will be drilled horizontally into the formation for a total drilling length of approximately 5,000 feet.

"We are pleased to have commenced drilling operations with our first well on the New Miami property as planned this quarter," said Darren Stevenson, UnionTown's President and CEO. "The recent severe weather has caused some delays in the rig mobilization to the wellsite, however the operator was still able to spud the well yesterday."

The New Miami is a 1,480-acre property, situated in the Sweetgrass Arch area of Northwest Montana.

About UnionTown Energy Inc.

UnionTown Energy Inc. is a fully reporting, exploration-stage company that is building towards becoming an oil and gas producer. We are proudly engaged in the acquisition and exploration of oil and natural gas properties located within America's borders. For more information about our company, please visit www.UnionTownEnergy.com.

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The information in this release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Although the Company believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, actual results may differ materially. These forward-looking statements, specifically statements relating to expectations regarding the closing of the Teton agreement, future exploration activities and the potential results of exploration activities on these properties, involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, fluctuations in natural gas and crude oil prices; the timely receipt of necessary permits and approvals; market demand for, and/or available supplies of, energy-related products and services; unanticipated project delays, risks related to competition, management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, government regulation and taxation. More information about factors that potentially could affect the Company's financial results is included in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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