Far East Energy Announces Extension of Facility Agreement

HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC) today announced that it has entered into an amendment to its bridge facility agreement with Standard Chartered Bank that, among other things, extends the termination date from December 19, 2012 to the earlier of January 15, 2013 or the date upon which the underwriter, note holders or other relevant creditors notify Far East or Standard Chartered Bank of an intent not to proceed with the currently contemplated debt offering. Far East Energy (Bermuda), Ltd. and its management, due to applicable rules and regulations, are at this time prohibited from making further detailed statements related to the potential senior secured notes offering , which is being conducted as a private placement not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act").

This press release is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135c under the Securities Act. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any of the securities described herein, nor any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state. The securities to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements give Far East Energy Corporation's current expectations or forecasts of future events based on management's beliefs and assumptions using currently available information and expectations as of the date hereof, are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, including those contained in Far East Energy Corporation's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that our expectations will prove correct. Forward-looking statements in this press release relate to, among other things, the closing of the private placement and the use of proceeds therefrom. Therefore, actual outcomes and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied or forecast in such statements. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made and, other than as required by law, Far East Energy Corporation undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Far East Energy Corporation
Based in Houston, Texas, with offices in Beijing, and Taiyuan City, China, Far East Energy Corporation is focused on coalbed methane exploration and development in China.

SOURCE: Far East Energy Corporation

For further information:

Far East Energy Corporation, Investor Relations, +1-281-606-1600, Investorrelations@fareastenergy.com, Bruce Huff, Far East Energy Corporation, +1-832-598-0470, bhuff@fareastenergy.com, Catherine Gay, Far East Energy Corporation, +1-832-598-0470, cgay@fareastenergy.com


Profil de l'entreprise

Far East Energy Corporation

Renseignements sur cet organisme


Jetez un coup d’œil sur nos forfaits personnalisés ou créez le vôtre selon vos besoins de communication particuliers.

Commencez dès aujourd'hui .


Remplissez un formulaire d'adhésion à CNW ou communiquez avec nous au 1-877-269-7890.


Demandez plus d'informations sur les produits et services de CNW ou communiquez avec nous au 1‑877-269-7890.