Brenham Oil & Gas Corp.


601 CIEN STREET, SUITE 235, KEMAH, TX 77565-3077

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Houston & Kemah, Texas Ė July 29, 2011, Brenham Oil & Gas Corp., OTCBB: BRHM ("Brenham"), a 54% owned subsidiary of American International Industries, Inc., OTCBB: AMIN ("American"), announced today that Bryant Mook has been appointed Vice President Ė Subsurface Engineering. Mr. Mook is a registered geologist with a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and has more than 35 years of multi-disciplinary experience in oil and gas.

S. Scott Gaille, Brenhamís President, stated "Bryant brings to Brenham impressive experience with his ability in identifying which existing oil fields in the Permian Basin and elsewhere are the best candidates for improved and enhanced oil recovery techniques to increase production and reserves. He will be responsible for helping us select acquisition targets and for undertaking engineering studies and pilot programs to ascertain which secondary and tertiary recovery techniques should be applied to the oil fields, including the evaluation of options such as water injection, natural gas injection, surfactants, microbial treatments, carbon dioxide injection and fire flooding."

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Brenham Oil & Gas Corp. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition of petroleum resources. The Company's focus is on coupling United States development/production assets with international exploration in locations such as Sub-Saharan Africa. Brenham's management team includes experienced professionals from major oil and gas companies.

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