CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - (TSX-V: PFC) - PetroFrontier Corp. ("PetroFrontier") is pleased to announce that as
a result of inquiries from third parties and to maintain its financial
flexibility, it has retained Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. as
its exclusive advisor to assist it in seeking a suitable joint venture
partner. The selected party would participate with PetroFrontier in
the exploration and development of its extensive unconventional and
conventional exploration acreage in Australia's Southern Georgina
Basin. PetroFrontier's future arrangement with such party may include
a joint venture, farm-out or other similar relationship.
Although PetroFrontier has not set a definitive deadline, it anticipates
completing this search by late March, 2012 so that it can coordinate
such third party participation with its current exploration program.
PetroFrontier does not intend to disclose developments with respect to
the search process until its Board of Directors has approved a
definitive agreement with a joint venture partner, or otherwise
determines that disclosure is required. There can be no assurance that
the search process will result in PetroFrontier finding a suitable
joint venture partner.
About PetroFrontier Corp.
PetroFrontier is an international oil and gas company engaged in the
exploration, acquisition and development of both conventional and
unconventional petroleum assets in the Southern Georgina Basin in the
Northern Territory, Australia, where it has an approximate 85.5%
working interest in 13.6 million gross acres in four exploration
permits. PetroFrontier's head office is in Calgary, Alberta and
operations office is in Adelaide, South Australia.
PetroFrontier's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange
under the symbol "PFC".
This press release may contain forward-looking information that involves
substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, most of which
are beyond the control of PetroFrontier, including, without limitation,
statements pertaining to the potential timing and results of the search
for a joint venture partner and management's future plans. All
statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact,
are forward-looking information and such information involves various
risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such
information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future
events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
information. A description of assumptions used to develop such
forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may
cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking
information can be found in PetroFrontier's disclosure documents on the
SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. Any forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this
release and, other than as required by applicable securities laws,
PetroFrontier does not assume any obligation to update or revise them
to reflect new events or circumstances.
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 PetroFrontier Corp.
For further information:
Susan Showers, Manager, Investor Relations
Suite 320, 715 5 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 2X6
Telephone: (403) 718-0366
Toll Free: (877) 822-7280
Fax: (403) 718-3888