Brenham Oil & Gas Corp.


601 CIEN ST, STE 235, KEMAH, TX 77565-3077

Tel: (281) 334-9479 Fax: (281) 334-9508 email:


News Release __________________ _________________________________



effective registration statement and final prospectus

Houston & Kemah, Texas Ė July 5, 2011, Brenham Oil & Gas Corp., OTCBB: BRHM ("Brenham"), a 54% owned subsidiary of American International Industries, Inc., OTCBB: AMIN ("American"), announced today that pursuant to its effective registration statement, the 10,297,019 shares issued in the spin-off dividend distribution (the "Distribution") have been registered for the benefit of Brenhamís selling shareholders.

S. Scott Gaille, Brenhamís President stated "we are pleased to inform our shareholders that those who received their shares in the Distribution now have fully-registered shares that may be deposited into their brokerage accounts and are available for public resale. As a result, we anticipate that a trading market for our shares will commence, perhaps within one week."

For the convenience of our shareholders and the investing public, please see below links to Brenhamís website, as well as the SECís website to view the final prospectus. and

Forward-Looking Statements:

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including information about managementís view of the Companyís future expectations, plans and prospects, within the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). All statements other than statements of historical information provided herein may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Without limiting the foregoing, the words "believes", "anticipates", "plans", "expects" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those that we may anticipate reflected by our subsidiaries' operations include without limitations, growth in the energy sector and in the oil and gas service industry, increased levels of competition, new products and technology changes, and the market for pipes, the rules of regulatory authorities and risks associated with any potential acquisitions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's analysis, judgment, belief or expectation only as of the date hereof. Finally, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements after the date of this release, except as required by law, and also takes no obligation to update or correct information prepared by third parties that are not paid for by the Company.

Investor Relations: Rebekah Ruthstrom Tel: 281-334-9479 email: