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1 Hudgins, P.T. 34 #1H Pecos County, Texas IPAA’s 2004 Oil and Gas Investment Symposium April 20, 2004

2 The information presented herein may contain predictions, estimates and other forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of Although the Company believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its goals will be achieved. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those included in the forward- looking statements include the timing and extent of changes in commodity prices for oil and gas, the need to develop and replace reserves, environmental risks, competition, government regulation and the ability of the Company to meet its stated business goals.

3 Positioning Statement  Abraxas Petroleum Corporation AMEX:ABP Basic shares outstanding – 36.3 million Average trading volume 2004 – 706,000 shares per day Operations in Western Canada, Texas, and Wyoming  Natural gas Approximately 80%Approximately 80%  Quality assets High ownership interestsHigh ownership interests OperationsOperations High producing rates per wellHigh producing rates per well Large acreage positionsLarge acreage positions Substantial upsideSubstantial upside 2

4 Results 2003  Sold 35% proved reserves Retained all undeveloped acreageRetained all undeveloped acreage  Reduced debt 45%  Issued equity at an implied 600% over market  Positioned Company to develop upside Increased production 26%Increased production 26% Substantial incremental reserves indicated by drillbit successesSubstantial incremental reserves indicated by drillbit successes Caroline, Alberta, Canada 3  Reduced cash interest 90%

5 Goals 2004  Improve balance sheet Eliminate restrictive debt covenantsEliminate restrictive debt covenants Henson Gas Unit #2H South Texas  Develop upside  Maximize shareholder value 4 Continue to:

6 Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta Peace River Arch, Alberta West Texas Brooks Draw, Wyoming Continue Proving Upside Canada United States 5 Ladyfern, British Columbia Widewater, Alberta South Texas

7 Ladyfern, British Columbia, Canada 6 Offsets largest gas discovery in North America in many years Offsets largest gas discovery in North America in many years 23,262 gross acres (5,952 net) 23,262 gross acres (5,952 net) 2004 activity 2 horizontal wells on production, 10 MMcfpd 2003 activity 2003 activity 4 new wells drilled (75% success) 1 horizontal re-entry of a 2002 well Added compression to reduce line pressures and increase production

8 Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta Peace River Arch, Alberta West Texas Brooks Draw, Wyoming Continue Proving Upside Canada United States Widewater, Alberta South Texas Widewater, Alberta

9 Widewater, Alberta, Canada 2003 activity Tied in 2 wells originally drilled in activity Wells currently plant limited at 3.5 MMcfpd 7 additional wells can be tied in 29,600 acres for further development, 100% WI 7

10 Peace River Arch, Alberta Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta West Texas Brooks Draw, Wyoming Continue Proving Upside Canada United States Widewater, Alberta South Texas Peace River Arch, Alberta

11 Peace River Arch, Alberta, Canada 8 30,880 gross acres, 64% WI 2003 activity 1 farmout well 5 100% Grey Wolf wells 2004 activity 2 100% Grey Wolf wells Install waterflood

12 Continue Proving Upside Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta Peace River Arch, Alberta West Texas Brooks Draw, Wyoming Canada United States Widewater, Alberta South Texas Caroline, Alberta

13 Caroline, Alberta, Canada 9 19,520 gross acres, 85% WI Most acreage subject to AMI/ farmout (100% carry for 40% WI) 2003 activity Drilled 6 farmout wells 2004 planned activity Continue farmout 3 successful wells drilled year-to-date

14 Continue Proving Upside Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta Peace River Arch, Alberta West Texas Canada United States Widewater, Alberta South Texas Brooks Draw, Wyoming

15 11 53,500 acres, long-term leases53,500 acres, long-term leases 100% working interest 100% working interest Two identified locations to test 3D Two identified locations to test 3D Wild Turkey Red-Tail Hawk 5 producing horizontal wells5 producing horizontal wells One well drilled in 2004 on long-term production testOne well drilled in 2004 on long-term production test

16 Brooks Draw, Wyoming Canada United States Continue Proving Upside Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta Peace River Arch, Alberta West Texas Widewater, Alberta South Texas West Texas

17 12 80 identified drilling locations (36 PUD’s) Proved reserves as of 12/31/ Bcfe (59% of total) Working interest average of 74% in 158 wells San Antonio Permian Basin Midland Abraxas Cherry Canyon Sharon Ridge/ Westbrook 2003 activity 3 Devonian/Montoya horizontal wells on production 17,000’ vertical well on production Devonian horizontal well on production at SW Oates Clearfork Slope discovery, 2 wells on production Focus going forward – continued development of deep Devonian/ Montoya gas and oil in Clearfork Slope Clearfork Slope Devonian/ Montoya/ Ellenburger Horizontal West Texas

18 Brooks Draw, Wyoming Canada United States Continue Proving Upside Ladyfern, British Columbia Caroline, Alberta Peace River Arch, Alberta West Texas Widewater, Alberta South Texas

19 13 identified drilling locations (11 PUD’s) Proved reserves as of 12/31/ Bcfe (24% of total) Working interest average of 93% in 43 wells San Antonio Yoakum Focus going forward – continued development of horizontal Edwards gas Edwards Trend Corpus Christi Three Rivers Portilla 13

20 Maximize Shareholder Value  Improve balance sheet with target debt/cap of 40% to 60% Eliminate restrictive debt covenantsEliminate restrictive debt covenants  Maintain financial flexibility and liquidity  Prioritize large opportunity set (173 identified drilling locations) to high-grade those with highest return and lowest risk profile 14

21 Maximize Shareholder Value Net Asset Value December 31, 2003MM Proved Reserves (1)$217 Incremental Reserves (128 Bcfe) (2)132 Acreage (3)15 Working Capital (4) Working Capital (4) Debt (5) Debt (5) Net Asset Value$192 Shares Outstanding36.3 NAV/Share$5.29 (1)121 Bcfe valued at SEC PV10 (12/31/03). (2)Development projects on existing Company acreage requiring $91 mm capital. (3)Valued by Seaton-Jordan comparable lease sales. (4)Includes $2.3 mm accrued PIK interest. (5)Actual debt. 15

22 2004 Guidance 16 Production (Approximately 80% natural gas) Gas Equivalents, Bcfe8-9 Exit Rate, MMcfepd23-27 Price Differentials from NYMEX Gas, $/Mcf.64 Oil, $/Bbl.86 Lifting Cost $/Mcfe, includes production taxes1.29 G&A $/Mcfe.60 CAPEX MM$ % production through November 2004 hedged with floors of $ $4.50, $ $24.00 Hedge position:

23 Summary Highlights  Niche exploitation and production company Caroline, Alberta, Canada  High quality assets with substantial upside  2004 primary corporate goal of continuing to improve the balance sheet while increasing shareholder value 17

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