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American Petro-Hunter Drilling NOS2-22 Well in Payne County, North Oklahoma Project; Moves Corporate Office to Wichita, Kansas


October 1, 2012 - Wichita, KS

American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") today wishes to announce that the drilling of the NOS2-22 oil and gas well in Payne County at the Company's North Oklahoma Project has commenced.

The well offsets the NOS1-22 well which is producing from the Skinner Sand and has been in production since July of 2011. The NOS2-22 is the second well drilled on the lease that is targeting the productive Skinner Sand with other objectives in the 3,500 foot well that include the Burgess Sand, Woodford Shale, Simpson Dolomite, and Wilcox formations. It is expected that drilling will take between 7 and 10 days. The NOS2-22 well will ultimately be subject to a frack after which, the Company is targeting production of 20 BPD net to the 50% WI (Working Interest).

An analog Skinner Sand field in the section due west of this drill site had several Skinner Sand wells with IPRs (Initial Production Rate) of 50-70 BOPD with the best well in that section having an IPR of 120 BOPD. The field has cumulatively produced 309,413 barrels of oil from the Skinner Sand over an 18 year life. Additional locations for drilling future development wells are present on our lease. The Company will report results when made available from the field.

In related news, the Company wishes to advise that it has moved to consolidate operations by relocating its corporate headquarters to Wichita, Kansas. The move is designed to improve access and efficiency through closer proximity to field operations in both Oklahoma and Kansas. The Company now operates from 250 N Rock Rd. Suite 365, Wichita, Kansas 67206.

About American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH)
American Petro-Hunter is an exploration and production (E&P) company focused on the acquisition and horizontal development of the Mississippi Lime and Woodford oil formations located in Oklahoma and Kansas. The Company operates from its offices in Wichita, Kansas. Visit us at: www.americanpetrohunter.com

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, scope and type of consulting services provided by ASYM, use of proceeds, future acquisitions, success of projects, growth and strategic plans. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with petroleum exploration and development stage exploration companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
American Petro-Hunter, Inc.
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Robert McIntosh
President & C.E.O.

To find out more about American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH), visit our website at www.americanpetrohunter.com

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