FNR Energy III Limited Partnership Completes Second and Final Closing of its Initial Public Offering

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SASKATOON, SK, June 6, 2012 /CNW/ - FNR Energy III Limited Partnership (the "Partnership") is pleased to announce that the second and final closing of its initial public offering of limited partnership units was completed on June 6, 2012, for gross proceeds of CDN $2,572,000.00 on the sale of 257,200 units, resulting in aggregate gross proceeds of $7,206,200 in respect of its initial public offering of 720,620 limited partnership units.

The offering is being made through a syndicate of agents led by MGI Securities Inc. and Canaccord Genuity Corp. Other members of the syndicate include GMP Securities L.P., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Leede Financial Markets Inc., PI Financial Corp., and Union Securities Ltd.

The Partnership's investment objective is to provide limited partners with:  (i) income through distributions of distributable cash; (ii) potential capital appreciation in the assets of the Partnership; (iii) potential liquidity through the sale or roll-over of assets; and (iv) certain tax assistance in the form of deductions, by participating in the development and production of, and to a lesser extent, the exploration for oil and natural gas.  The Partnership intends to achieve these objectives by investing the proceeds of the offering in flow-through shares of one or more wholly-owned subsidiary companies formed for the sole purpose of entering into joint venture agreements with oil and gas issuers in order to participate directly, within the joint ventures, in oil and/or natural gas production and/or exploration programs in target areas.

The Offering is subject to customary conditions and regulatory approvals. This offering is only made by prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the securities being offered. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from MGI Securities Inc. at Suite 600 - 224 4th Avenue South, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (telephone number: (306) 385-6250) and are also available electronically at www.sedar.com. Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment decision.

Additional information about the Partnership is available at www.sedar.com.

Forward Looking Information: This release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation, including statements respecting the closing of the Partnership's initial public offering and the use of proceeds from that offering. Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. In addition, the forward-looking information contained in this release is based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information as it is inherently uncertain and no assurance can be given that the expectations reflected in such information will prove to be correct. The forward-looking information in this release is made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Partnership assumes no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect new events or circumstances.

The securities of the Partnership have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This release is issued for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

SOURCE FNR Energy III Limited Partnership

For further information:

FNR Energy III Inc., as general partner of FNR Energy III Limited Partnership
Richard Wingate
President and Chief Executive Officer
306-373-3700 or rwingate@fnrm.ca

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