Toro Oil & Gas Ltd. closes total proceeds of production volume royalty agreement with Source Rock Royalties Ltd.

CALGARY, Aug. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Toro Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: TOO) ("Toro" or the "Company") has closed  the remaining $4 million portion of the previously announced production volume royalty ("PVR") agreement with Source Rock Royalties Ltd. ("Source Rock"). On July 16, 2015, the Company announced the closing of the binding PVR for gross proceeds of $8 million. The total proceeds of $12 million are expected to be used to fund the Company's 2015 drilling program and for general corporate purposes.

About Toro Oil & Gas Ltd.

Toro is a junior oil and gas energy company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.  Toro is focused on acquiring, developing and exploiting large oil in place pools within the Alberta-Saskatchewan Viking light oil fairway. Toro intends to grow by way of organic development and strategic acquisitions while maintaining strict financial discipline to maximize shareholder return.

Forward Looking Information
The reader is advised that some of the information contained herein may constitute forward looking information within the meaning of National Instrument 51-102 and other relevant securities legislation. Forward-looking information contained herein includes, but is not limited to, the Company's drilling plans and the capital efficiencies in Toro's drilling program. Such forward-looking information is based on the Company's current expectations regarding its future business and reflects management's current beliefs and assumptions based on information currently available to them.  Actual results may vary from forward-looking information and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to forward-looking information contained herein to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information involves significant known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties are described in the Company's Annual Information Form dated April 27, 2015 which is filed under the Company's SEDAR profile at

Neither THE TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Toro Oil & Gas Ltd

For further information: Barry Olson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Phaneuf, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 237-9996


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890