(TSX-V | OYL)
TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - CGX Energy Inc. (TSXV: OYL) ("CGX Energy" or the "Company") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CGX Resources Inc.
("CGX Resources"), obtained an injunction order from the Commercial Court of Guyana
restraining Repsol Exploracion, S.A. ("Repsol") from proceeding with the 30% farm-out of the Kanuku petroleum
prospecting license to RWE Dea AG pending the hearing and determination
of the arbitration proceedings commenced by CGX Resources against
On December 23, 2013, CGX Energy announced the commencement of an
arbitration proceeding under the rules of the London Court of
International Arbitration against Repsol in connection with the expiry
of the petroleum prospecting license covering the Georgetown Block.
Dewi Jones, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: "CGX
Energy is pleased with the decision of the Commercial Court and will
continue to work towards protecting the interests of its shareholders
by pursuing this claim against Repsol."
Professor Suresh Narine, Co-Chairman of the Company, added: "When the
Georgetown Block partners decided to cease drilling and plug the Jaguar
1 well due to safety considerations, CGX Energy immediately indicated
its intention to continue exploring the Georgetown Block because we
strongly believe in its prospectivity, as we indeed strongly believe in
the prospectivity of the Guyana-Suriname basin. This latest step with
the courts in Guyana seeks to further protect our shareholders' rights
with regards to the results uncovered by the Jaguar 1 well. CGX Energy
has a long history of operating and in supporting law and order in the
basin and this injunction is a significant endorsement of those who
want to ensure an orderly functioning of the petroleum industry in
Guyana as more players enter into the basin."
About CGX Energy
CGX Energy is a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company focused
on the exploration of oil in the Guyana-Suriname Basin.
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