Athabasca Oil Corporation to Hold 2014 First Quarter Conference Call and Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders on May 8, 2014

CALGARY, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") will release its 2014 first quarter results on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The news release will provide details of the 2014 first quarter operating and financial results. Athabasca's financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the three months ended March 31, 2014 will be available electronically from Athabasca's website (www.atha.com and SEDAR www.sedar.com).

A conference call to discuss the first quarter will be held for the investment community and media on May 8, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. MT (9:30 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 2:30 p.m. ET on May 8 until midnight on May 15, 2014 by dialing 855-859-2056 (toll-free in North America) or 416-849-0833 and entering conference password 31148024.

An audio webcast of the conference call will also be available on Athabasca's website, www.atha.com or the following link below:

http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/detail/1339343/1480583.

Athabasca's Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held the same day in Calgary at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel, Acadia Room A and B, 110 - 9th Avenue SE at 10:00 am MT. Thomas Buchanan, Chairman of the Board, will conduct the business of the meeting and Sveinung Svarte, President and CEO, will provide an overview of 2013 and discuss the Company's future outlook.

To view the video-stream webcast and presentation slides please visit Athabasca's website, www.atha.com or the link below:

http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=753687&s=1&k=3DD31FEB6EB5179691952D2CDEF730E4.

About Athabasca Oil Corporation
Athabasca Oil Corporation is a dynamic, Canadian energy company with a diverse portfolio of thermal and light oil assets. Situated in Alberta's Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, the Company has amassed a significant land base of extensive, high quality resources. Athabasca's common shares trade on the TSX under the symbol "ATH". For more information, visit www.atha.com.

SOURCE Athabasca Oil Corporation

For further information:

Media and Financial Community    
Andre De Leebeeck
Vice President, Investor Relations and
Communications
(403) 817-8048
adeleebeeck@atha.com     

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