Brenham Oil & Gas Corp.

OTCBB: "BRHM"

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

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

www.brenhamoil.com email: amin@americanii.com

 

BRENHAM OIL & GAS CORP. PROVIDES UPDATE ON THE COMPANYíS

TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE LAWSUIT AGAINST TGS-NOPEC AND ENI

Houston & Kemah, Texas Ė October 31, 2011, Brenham Oil & Gas Corp., OTCBB: BRHM ("Brenham"), a 54% owned subsidiary of American International Industries, Inc., OTCBB: AMIN ("American"), announced today that the 189th District Court in Harris County, Texas has issued a Docket Control Order in the Companyís tortious interference lawsuit against TGS-NOPEC and ENI concerning the Block 2 deepwater concession in the Republic of Togo in West Africa. Discovery is currently ongoing in the case, and the District Court has set July 23, 2012 as the trial date on the Docket Control Order.

Brenham is represented by Houston law firm Fleming & Associates, LLP. The firm has successfully represented thousands of clients in complex legal matters throughout the United States. The lawsuit is the result of Brenhamís agreement to acquire deepwater oil exploration rights in the Republic of Togo, which borders Ghana and is along trend with the 1.2 billion barrel Jubilee Discovery.

For more information concerning this matter, please contact Rand Nolen of Fleming & Associates at 713-621-7944.

For the convenience of our shareholders and the investing public, please see below links to Brenhamís website.

http://www.BrenhamOil.com

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: amin@americanii.com