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TSX SYMBOL: TDG
CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Trinidad
Drilling Ltd. (Trinidad) has declared a cash dividend for the third
quarter of 2012 of $0.05 per common share to be paid October 15, 2012
to shareholders of record on September 28, 2012. The dividend is
designated as an "eligible dividend" for Canadian Income Tax purposes.
Trinidad is a growth-oriented corporation that trades on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol TDG. Trinidad's divisions operate in
the drilling, coring and barge-drilling sectors of the North American
oil and natural gas industry with operations in Canada, the United
States and Mexico. Trinidad is focused on providing modern, reliable,
expertly designed equipment operated by well-trained and experienced
personnel. Trinidad's drilling fleet is one of the most adaptable,
technologically advanced and competitive in the industry.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy the shares in any jurisdiction. The
shares offered will not be and have not been registered under the
United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in
the United States or to a United States person, absent registration, or
an applicable exemption therefrom.
SOURCE: Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
For further information:
Vice President, Investor Relations