Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. Announces Two-for-One Stock Split

OKLAHOMA CITY Sept. 11, 2014 – PR Newswire - PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE: PHX) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a two-for-one stock split of the Company’s Class A Common Stock to be accomplished in the form of a stock dividend.  The additional shares will be distributed on Oct. 8, 2014, to shareholders of record on Sept. 24, 2014.  Each shareholder will receive one additional share for each share held at the close of business on Sept. 24, 2014.

Michael C. Coffman, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, “Panhandle’s board and management believe this stock split signifies our positive outlook and growth potential for the Company.  In addition, the split should help continue the increasing daily trading volume in our shares and make investments in Panhandle shares attractive to a wider range of investors.”


Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. (NYSE: PHX) is engaged in the exploration for and production of natural gas and oil.  Additional information on the Company can be found on the Internet at www.panhandleoilandgas.com.

Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors This report includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  Forward-looking statements include current expectations or forecasts of future events.  They may include estimates of oil and gas reserves, expected oil and gas production and future expenses, projections of future oil and gas prices, planned capital expenditures for drilling, leasehold acquisitions and seismic data, statements concerning anticipated cash flow and liquidity and Panhandle’s strategy and other plans and objectives for future operations.  Although Panhandle believes the expectations reflected in these and other forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance they will prove to be correct.  They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions or by known or unknown risks and uncertainties.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results are described under “Risk Factors” in Part 1, Item 1 of Panhandle’s 2013 Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  These “Risk Factors” include the worldwide economic recession’s continuing negative effects on the natural gas business; our hedging activities may reduce the realized prices received for natural gas sales; the volatility of oil and gas prices; Panhandle’s ability to compete effectively against strong independent oil and gas companies and majors; the availability of capital on an economic basis to fund reserve replacement costs; Panhandle’s ability to replace reserves and sustain production; uncertainties inherent in estimating quantities of oil and gas reserves and projecting future rates of production and the amount and timing of development expenditures; uncertainties in evaluating oil and gas reserves; unsuccessful exploration and development drilling; decreases in the values of our oil and gas properties resulting in write-downs; the negative impact lower oil and gas prices could have on our ability to borrow; drilling and operating risks; and we cannot control activities on our properties as the Company is a non-operator.

Do not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release, and Panhandle undertakes no obligation to update this information.  Panhandle urges you to carefully review and consider the disclosures made in this presentation and Panhandle’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that attempt to advise interested parties of the risks and factors that may affect Panhandle’s business.