Alberta Star Development Corp has said that it is preparing for a Phase 3 drilling program at Landrose, Saskatchewan in early 2011.

The program is expected to consist of three in-fill wells targeting the McClaren formation situated on the its Landrose heavy oil property.

The company is awaiting formal licensing approval after which it is expected to commence drilling.

The company’s heavy oil assets are primarily concentrated in the heavy oil producing region around the Lloydminster area straddling Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Since August 2010, the company drilled and completed six heavy oil wells with a 100% drilling success rate at Landrose, Saskatchewan during it’s Phase 1 and 2 drilling programs.

The company has working interests in a total of six wells situated in Landrose, Saskatchewan.