Houston American Energy Corp Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

Houston American Energy Corp Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Houston, Texas July 7, 2006 PR Newswire FirstCall Houston American Energy (OTCBB: HUSA) announced today that James “Jay” Jacobs was appointed Chief Financial Officer on July 5, 2006.
“We are very pleased with Jay Jacobs joining our team. Jay’s accounting and investment banking backgrounds make him uniquely qualified as CFO for HUSA. Jay was one of the senior investment banking contacts during our recent private placement, and as such demonstrated a real understanding of our business and an ability to get things done. I think that Jay will not only more than excel at his duties as CFO but, that his background and talent will enable him to be a valuable asset to HUSA. I really look forward to working with Jay to grow this company,” said John F. Terwilliger, Chairman, Houston American Energy Corp.
About Houston American Energy Corp.:
Based in Houston, Texas, Houston American Energy Corp. is an independent energy company with interests in oil and natural gas wells and prospects. The Company’s business strategy includes a property mix of producing and non-producing assets with a focus on Texas and Colombia. Additional information can be accessed by reviewing the December 31, 2005 Form 10-KSB, and its other periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information in this release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based on assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate. Those statements, and Houston American Energy Corp., are subject to a number of risks, including production variances from expectations, volatility of product prices, the capital expenditures required to fund its operations, environmental risks, competition, government regulation, and the ability of the company to implement its business strategy. These and other risks are described in the company’s documents and reports that are available from the company and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
For additional information, view the company’s website at http://www.houstonamericanenergy.com or contact the Houston American Energy Corp. at (713) 222-6966.