Saxon Oil Operational Update -- October 2008



    DALLAS, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - Saxon Oil Company Ltd. ("Saxon (TSX VENTURE: SXN)
(FRANKFURT: OVG) (BERLIN: OVG) announces ongoing activity in Kansas, New
Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. In Kansas, Saxon has purchased a 50 % working
interest in 1,440 acres of producing leaseholds located in Ellsworth County,
Kansas in the Green Garden (Lansing) oil field and the Rathbun (Wabaunsee) gas
field. The acreage has eight oil wells and six gas wells plus a gas
compression station and interconnection into an interstate gas pipeline. An
enhanced waterflood is planned for the deeper (3,000 ft) oil wells and
significant workover and drilling activity is anticipated for the multiple
shallow (2,000 ft) gas horizons. Saxon and its partner closed on the
acquisition on September 30, 2008. Mid Kansas Gas Gathering (MKGG), a joint
venture between Central Kansas Gas Gathering, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Saxon Oil Company, and American Energies, will acquire the compression station
and gas interconnection and plans to construct additional gas gathering
systems and facilities in the area.
    In New Mexico, the Eumont State No. 1 continues to flow oil at stabilized
rates. Cumulative oil sales for the first 140 days of production exceeded
26,500 barrels of oil. Saxon owns a 15% working interest and a 12.5% net
revenue interest in this well and offset locations.
    In Oklahoma, the Cimarex Weber State 5-13 located in Caddo County,
Oklahoma reached a total depth of 16,250 feet. The well was evaluated with
electric logs which indicated multiple gas bearing sands in the Skinner, Red
Fork, Morrow and Springer intervals. Production casing was set to total depth
and an initial completion attempt in the Springer sands is planned for late
October. Saxon owns a .002848 % working interest in the Springer completion
attempt but has a 3.44385 % working interest in the up-hole Red Fork sands.
    In Texas, Saxon has executed a farmout of the Heatherwood Prospect in
Burleson and Milam Counties Texas to CH4 Energy II, LLC ("CH4"). The farmout
calls for CH4 to drill a well on the leasehold by December 31, 2008 to a depth
sufficient to test the Navarro formation. Saxon will receive a 25 % back-in
after the payout of all costs incurred by CH4.

    About Saxon Oil Company Ltd:

    Saxon Oil Company is a Tier One Texas-based Canadian company, trading on
the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SXN. The Company is an independent
oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of
oil and natural gas reserves. The Company seeks to deliver strong shareholder
returns through an effective exploration and development program that
incorporates sound business practices with the latest oil field technologies.
The goal is to steadily increase proven reserves of oil and natural gas -
which, in turn, will lead to enhanced cash flows and earnings per share.

    This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within
the meaning of section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact,
included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding plans for
completion, production potential, other targeted areas and expansion and
development plans and objectives of Saxon Oil Company Ltd. are forward-looking
statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no
assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results
and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
statements.

    
    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this Release.
    

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For further information:

For further information: Saxon Oil Company, Patrice Nazareno, Toll Free:
1-866-515-7708, Email: quaycomm@shaw.ca

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