Toronto Stock Exchange Trading symbol - CRJ
AMEX - CGR
"Monetizing Non-Core Assets Key Component of Corporate Strategy"
SASKATOON, July 14 /CNW/ - Claude Resources Inc. (CRJ.TSX : CGR.AMEX)
today announced that it has put its oil and natural gas interests on the
market as it executes its corporate strategy of monetizing non-core assets.
The properties, which are situated in Alberta and Saskatchewan, include
- A 5.26% working interest in the Edson Gas Unit No. 1 located 125
kilometres northwest of Calgary, Alberta;
- A 4.79% working interest in the Edson Gas Plant;
- A 1.82% working interest in the Nipisi Gilwood Unit No. 1 located
110 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, Alberta;
- A 6.29% working interest in wells near Zama, Alberta; and
- A 75.00% working interest in six producing vertical oil wells and
33.75% working interest in four horizontal wells in the
Gainsborough area of southeastern Saskatchewan.
Additional detail on Claude Resources' oil and natural gas assets is
located on the Company's website at www.clauderesources.com under the
Projects: Oil and Natural Gas section.
The sale of Claude Resources' oil and natural gas assets is being
brokered through Ted Renner of Kiora Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org or
403-990-9138). A detailed property list can be obtained from Mr. Renner.
Following advertisement of the properties and extensive industry contact
with potential purchasers, negotiations will be conducted with the most
interested parties with the intent of obtaining secure binding proposals by
Claude Resources Inc. is a public company based in Saskatoon,
Saskatchewan, whose shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX-CRJ) and
the American Stock Exchange (AMEX-CGR). Claude is a gold exploration and
mining company. The Company also owns producing oil and natural gas assets.
The Company's entire asset base is located in Canada. Since 1991, Claude has
produced approximately 820,000 ounces of gold from its Seabee mining operation
in northeastern Saskatchewan. The Company also owns 100% of the 10,000 acre
Madsen property in the prolific Red Lake gold camp of northwestern Ontario.
CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements relating
but not limited to the Company's expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs.
Forward-looking information can often be identified by forward-looking words
such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "goal", "plan", "intent",
"estimate", "may" and "will" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or
other expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, intentions or
statements about future events or performance. Forward-looking information may
include reserve and resource estimates, estimates of future production, unit
costs, costs of capital projects and timing of commencement of operations, and
is based on current expectations that involve a number of business risks and
uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
from any forward-looking statement include, but are not limited to, failure to
establish estimated resources and reserves, the grade and recovery of mined
ore varying from estimates, capital and operating costs varying significantly
from estimates, delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required
governmental, environmental or other project approvals, inflation, changes in
exchange rates, fluctuations in commodity prices, delays in the development of
projects and other factors. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks,
uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from expected results.
Potential shareholders and prospective investors should be aware that
these statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
suggested by the forward-looking statements. Shareholders are cautioned not to
place undue reliance on forward-looking information. By its nature,
forward-looking information involves numerous assumptions, inherent risks and
uncertainties, both general and specific, that contribute to the possibility
that the predictions, forecasts, projections and various future events will
not occur. Claude Resources undertakes no obligation to update publicly or
otherwise revise any forward-looking information whether as a result of new
information, future events or other such factors which affect this
information, except as required by law.
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For further information:
For further information: Neil McMillan, President and Chief Executive
Officer, (306) 668-7505; Ted Renner, Kiora Resources, (403) 990-9138; Email:
email@example.com, Website: www.clauderesources.com