CALGARY, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Emerald Bay Energy Inc. (TSX Venture:
EBY) (the "Corporation" or "Emerald Bay") is pleased to announce that it has accepted an offer
on various interests in certain oil and gas properties situated in
Edson, Alberta to an arm's length party. The total consideration to be
received by the Corporation for this disposition is $1,500,000 and is
reflective of a five month sales process. The agreement has an
effective date of January 1, 2012 and is expected to close on or before
January 31, 2012. The sale will allow the Corporation to significantly
reduce bank debt and focus on the exploration and development of oil
opportunities Southwest Texas. Completion of this transaction is
subject to, among other things, the execution of a conveyance
agreement; approval of the Corporation's bank lender; and the approval
of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay Energy Inc., based in Calgary, is a junior oil and gas
producer with production properties in Western Canada and South Texas.
The common shares of Emerald Bay trade on the TSX Venture Exchange
under the symbol "EBY". Please visit our website at www.emeraldbayenergy.com.
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Certain statements in this press release, including in particular
statements regarding the present worth of future net revenue of the
interest in the assets being sold, may constitute "forward-looking"
statements. When used in this press release, such statements use words,
including but not limited to, "estimated" "may", "will", "expect",
"believe", "plan", "intend", "anticipate", "future" and other similar
terminology. These forward-looking statements reflect the current
expectations of the Corporation's management regarding future events or
values but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors which may cause the value of the assets or the actual results,
performance or achievements of the Corporation, to be materially
different from any future values, results, performance or achievements
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Actual net
revenues, values or events could differ materially from those projected
herein and depend on a number of factors. There can be no assurance
that the future revenue of the assets discussed herein will be equal to
the values described in this press release or at all. In addition,
there are numerous risks associated with an investment in the
securities of the Corporation, which are also further described in our
public filings on SEDAR. These forward-looking statements speak only as
of the date of this press release. Except as required by applicable
securities laws, the Corporation does not undertake, and specifically
disclaims, any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
information, whether as a result of new information, future
developments or otherwise.
SOURCE Emerald Bay Energy Inc.
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