HOUSTON, June 23 /CNW/ - Enhanced Oil Resources, Inc. (TSX-V: EOR ) (the
"Company") today announced that it has engaged Union Securities Ltd. (the
"Agent") as agent in connection with a private placement offering of up
$7,500,000 (CDN) comprised of Units (up to 6,048,387 Units) at $1.24 per Unit
(the "Offering"). Each Unit is comprised of 1 common share and one half of one
non-transferable common share purchase warrant, each whole warrant entitling
the holder to purchase an additional common share at $1.80 per share for a
period of 24 months from closing. The Company also proposes to grant the Agent
the option (the "Over-Allotment Option") to purchase up to $2,500,000 (CDN) in
The Agent with regard to its services in respect of the Offering is
entitled to receive (a) a cash commission of 7% of the aggregate gross
proceeds of the Units sold pursuant to the Offering and the Over-Allotment
Option; and (b) Agent's Compensation Options equal to 7% of the aggregate
number of Units sold pursuant to the Offering and the Over-Allotment Option,
where each Agent's Compensation Option entitles the Agent to purchase one Unit
of the Company at $1.24 (CDN) per Unit for a period of 24 months from the
applicable closing date. Each Unit is comprised of 1 common share and one half
of one non-transferable common share purchase warrant, each whole warrant
entitling the holder to purchase an additional common share at $1.80 per share
for a period of 24 months from closing.
The Company also announces today, subject to final Exchange approvals, of
a non brokered private placement for gross proceeds of up to $25,000,000 (CDN)
of Units (up to 20,161,290 Units) at $1.24 per Unit. Each Unit is comprised of
1 common share and one half of one non-transferable common share purchase
warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase an additional
common share at $1.80 per share for a period of 24 months from closing.
Proceeds from these placements, which are subject to regulatory approval,
are intended to be used for the CO2 pilot flood and work over program for the
Company's recently purchased oilfield (News Release dated June 19, 2008), for
continued development drilling at the St Johns Helium/CO2 field, for
additional oilfield acquisitions in targeted areas of the Permian Basin and
for general working capital.
About Enhanced Oil Resources
Enhanced Oil Resources, Inc. (EOR) is an early-stage company focused on
developing the St. Johns Helium/CO2 field, and producing oil via enhanced oil
recovery processes using CO2 injection in the United States. The Company owns
and operates the St. Johns Field, the largest undeveloped helium and CO2 field
in North America.
Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking statements,
including statements relating to Enhanced Oil Resources' operations; business
prospects, expansion plans and strategies. Forward-looking information
typically contains statements with words such as "intends," "anticipate,"
"estimate," "expect," "potential," "could," "plan" or similar words suggesting
future outcomes. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on
forward-looking information because it is possible that expectations,
predictions, forecasts, projections and other forms of forward-looking
information will not be achieved by Enhanced Oil Resources. By its nature,
forward-looking information involves numerous assumptions, inherent risks and
uncertainties. A change in any one of these factors could cause actual events
or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking
information. Although Enhanced Oil Resources believes that the expectations
reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, Enhanced Oil
Resources can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be
correct. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations,
estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties
which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated
by Enhanced Oil Resources and described in the forward-looking statements or
information. The forward-looking statements are based on a number of
assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. Readers should be aware that the
list of factors, risks and uncertainties set forth above are not exhaustive.
Readers should refer to Enhanced Oil Resources' current filings, which are
available at www.sedar.com, for a detailed discussion of these factors, risks
and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements or information contained in
this news release are made as of the date hereof and Enhanced Oil Resources
undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking
statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable laws or regulatory
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Barry D Lasker, CEO
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RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.
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