Gulf Western Petroleum Announces Oakcrest Prospect Participation Agreement



    HOUSTON, TX, June 16 /CNW/ - Gulf Western Petroleum Corporation (the
"Company") (OTCBB: GWPC), has entered into a Participation and Exclusivity
Agreement (the "Agreement") with Amerpro Industries US Ltd. ("Amerpro"), and
Caskids Operating Company, pursuant to which, among other things, the Company
granted to Amerpro the exclusive right to participate in four wells (the
"Prospect Wells") on the Company's leased acreage in Wharton County, Texas
(the "Lease"). Amerpro is responsible for 100% of the costs to drill, complete
and connect each commercial well, and will earn an 86.175% working interest in
and to the wells and surrounding acreage with a 62.046% net revenue interest
in each commercial well.
    The Company retains a 9.575% carried working interest, and upon 110%
payout of each commercial well (recoupment of 110% of the drilling, completion
and pipeline interconnection costs paid by Amerpro), the Company shall be
entitled to an additional 15.0% and 10.8% working interest and net revenue
interest, respectively, in such commercial wells and surrounding acreage. The
Agreement provides for closing on or before August 1, 2008 ("Closing") or such
other date as maybe agreed by the Company and Amerpro. The Agreement is
subject to certain conditions including the completion of due diligence and
TSX Venture Exchange approval.
    Pursuant to the Agreement, Amerpro will pay the Company $1,200,000 as a
prospect generation fee, with $100,000 paid upon execution of the Agreement,
and the remaining $1,100,000 on Closing. Amerpro also has the option to buy
the right to participate in additional wells beyond the four Prospect Wells
upon payment of an option fee of $3,700,000 due on or prior to Closing. If the
option is exercised, the option fee is payable directly to Metage Funds
Limited and NCIM Limited to satisfy the Company's indebtedness to them under
one-year convertible secured notes issued on September 10, 2007.
    Prior to Closing on August 1, 2008, Amerpro may terminate the Agreement
and forfeit their initial $100,000. The Agreement also provides that if
terminated by Amerpro, neither they nor their affiliates, representatives or
agents may acquire directly or indirectly any interest in the Lease for
one-year from the date of termination. Should such termination occur, Amerpro
is obligated to convey to the Company at no cost any interests acquired by
them free and clear liens and encumbrances. Amerpro's obligations under the
Agreement are guaranteed by its parent company, Amerpro Industries Inc., a TSX
Venture Exchange listed company.

    This press release may include forward-looking statements based on the
Company's current expectations as to future events. The forward-looking events
and circumstances discussed in this press release might not occur, and actual
results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the
forward-looking statements. For example, the extraction and sale of natural
gas from the wells involves a number of costs and risks, which may limit our
ability to generate cash flow from the wells. In addition, the business of
Gulf Western Petroleum Corporation is subject to a number of risks typical of
an oil and gas exploration and development company including, among other
things, the inherent uncertainties associated with oil and gas exploration;
laws, environmental, judicial, regulatory, political and competitive
developments in areas in which Gulf Western Petroleum Corporation operates;
and technological, mechanical and operational difficulties encountered in
connection with Gulf Western Petroleum Corporation's activities.




For further information:

For further information: Company: Gulf Western Petroleum Corporation:
Bassam Nastat, President & Director, Telephone: (713) 355-7001,
www.gulfwesternpetroleum.com; Europe: Vicarage Capital Limited: Martin Wood,
London England, (44) (0) 207 060 1303, www.vicaragecapital.com

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