TSX VENTURE STOCK SYMBOL: RIP
CALGARY, June 27 /CNW/ - RIPPER OIL AND GAS INC. ("RIP") reports that for
the year ended March 31, 2008 oil and gas revenue, net of royalties, was
$6,210,088 compared to $4,971,232 last year. Net income was $644,084
($0.03 per share), as compared to $637,853 ($0.02 per share) for the same
period last year. Cash flow from operations was $2,748,134 ($0.15 per share)
compared to $2,816,009 ($0.18 per share) for the same period last year.
Production for the year averaged 402 barrels of oil equivalent per day
(6 mcf = 1 boe) consisting of 105 bbls of oil and NGL's, and 1,785 mcf of
natural gas per day compared to 321 boepd last year. The increase is due
mainly to the acquisition of a private company, and to the participation in
the tie-in of thirteen gross (4.7 net) Coalbed Methane wells.
Fourth quarter oil and gas revenue net of royalties was $2,123,809, a
28% increase compared to $1,653,977 in the third quarter ending December 31,
2007. Cash flow from operations for the fourth quarter was $876,653 ($0.04 per
share), as compared to $917,585 ($0.05 per share) for the third quarter. Net
income for the fourth quarter was $378,302 as compared to $58,612 in the third
quarter. The average sales price for natural gas increased to $7.99/mcf in the
Production for the fourth quarter averaged 469 barrels of oil equivalent
per day (boepd; 6 mcf = 1 barrel of oil), comprised of average daily
production of 106 barrels of oil and natural gas liquids, and 2,177 mcf of
gas, compared to 445 boepd for the third quarter.
The Corporation currently has 20,768,909 shares outstanding.
Ripper Oil and Gas Inc. ("RIP") is a publicly traded company on The TSX
Venture Exchange. Further information on the Corporation can be found on SEDAR
BOEs may be misleading, particularly if used in isolation. A BOE
conversion ratio of 6 Mcf: 1 bbl is based on an energy equivalency conversion
method primarily applicable at the burner tip and does not represent a value
equivalency at the wellhead.
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information contained herein.
For further information:
For further information: Mr. R.G. (Jerry) Ball, President and Chief
Executive Officer at (403) 662-2020 or Fax (403) 662-2029; RIPPER OIL AND GAS
INC., 1150, 606 - 4th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1T1