Athabasca Oil Corporation to Hold Conference Call on 2012 Third Quarter Financial Results Wednesday, October 31, 2012

CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) will issue its 2012 third quarter financial results on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 before the market opens. The company will provide an update on its current activities along with the financial statements and management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) for the period ended September 30, 2012. These will be available on the company's website at www.atha.com or from the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.

A conference call and webcast to discuss the third quarter will be held for the investment community and media on October 31, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET). To participate, please dial 888-231-8191 (toll-free in North America) or 647-427-7450 approximately 15 minutes prior to the conference call. An archived recording of the call will be available from approximately 1:00 pm ET on October 31 until midnight on November 14, 2012 by dialing 855-859-2056 (toll-free in North America) or 416-849-0833 and entering conference password 21106173.

This conference call is being webcast and the webcast link is available via Athabasca's website, www.atha.com or via the following URL:
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/detail/1056935/1148961
Please note this is a listen only audio webcast.

Athabasca is a dynamic, Canadian company focused on development of oil resource plays in Alberta, Canada. It has accumulated a large, high quality resource base suitable for extraction of extra heavy crude oil (bitumen) and light oil. The company is well financed and, with its excellent assets and talented people, Athabasca is poised to become a major Canadian oil producer. It aspires to produce 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent by 2020, half extra heavy oil and half light oil. Athabasca is traded on the TSX under the symbol ATH.

SOURCE: Athabasca Oil Corporation

For further information:

Media       
Heather Douglas
Vice President, Communications & External Affairs 
(403) 532-7408
hdouglas@atha.com

Financial Community 
Andre De Leebeeck
Director, Partner & Investor Relations
(403) 817-8048
adeleebeeck@atha.com

Tracy Robinson
Manager, Investor Relations
(403) 532-7446
trobinson@atha.com