Athabasca Oil Corporation to Present at the CIBC 16th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) announces Bryan Gould, president, will speak at the CIBC Whistler Institutional Investor Conference on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. PT. The fireside questions and answer chat will include updates on Athabasca's thermal oil assets, activities in light oil and future growth opportunities. To listen to this online event, please visit:

https://webcasts.welcome2theshow.com/cibc2013whistler.
The webcast will be available in an archived link for six months following the conference.

About Athabasca Oil Corporation
Athabasca is a dynamic, Canadian company focused on the development of oil resource plays in Alberta, Canada. The Company has accumulated an extensive, high quality resource base suitable for the extraction of thermal crude oil (bitumen) and light oil. Well financed and well endowed with quality assets and talented people, Athabasca is poised to become a major Canadian oil producer. It aspires to produce more than 200,000 boe/d by 2020, comprised of a 50/50 weighting of thermal and light oil. Athabasca is traded on the TSX under the symbol "ATH." For more information, visit www.atha.com.

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
Vice President, Investor Relations
(403) 817-8048
adeleebeeck@atha.com 

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