Oando Energy Resources provides further update on Private Placement

CALGARY, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("Oando Energy Resources" or the "Company") (TSX: OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced that, further to its news releases of January 28, 2014 and February 10, 2014, the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has accepted notice of the proposed private placement of 35,070,063 common shares of the Company and 17,535,031 warrants for gross proceeds of US$50,000,000 (the "Private Placement") and the proposed acquisition by the Company of the outstanding shares of Medal Oil Limited (the "Medal Oil Acquisition"), which owns a 5% interest in OML 131, for a purchase price of US$5,000,000 to be satisfied by the issuance of 3,491,082 common shares of the Company and 1,745,541 warrants. In addition, TSX has conditionally approved the listing of all common shares issuable (including underlying the warrants) pursuant to the  Private Placement and the Medal Oil Acquisition.  Listing will be subject to OER fulfilling all of TSX's listing conditions.

Forward Looking Statements:

This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws.  The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "objective", "ongoing", "may", "will", "project", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information or statements.  In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements relating to intended acquisitions.

Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking statements and information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements and information because the Company can give no assurance that such statements and information will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.

Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to: risks related to international operations, the actual results of current exploration and drilling activities, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined and the future price of crude oil. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.

Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's financial results are included in reports on file with applicable securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com) for the Company. The forward-looking statements and information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Oando Energy Resources Inc.

For further information:

Pade Durotoye, CEO
Oando Energy Resources Inc.
pdurotoye@oandoenergyresources.com
+1 403-561-1713

Tokunboh Akindele
Head Investor Relations
Oando Energy Resources Inc.
takindele@oandoenergyresources.com
+1 403-560-7450

Jeremy Dietz/David Feick
Investor Relations
+1 403-218-2833
jdietz@tmxequicom.com
dfeick@tmxequicom.com