CALGARY, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Carmen Energy Inc. (TSXV: CEI) ("Carmen" or the "Corporation") announces that the Corporation has entered into a loan arrangement with certain insiders of the Corporation including two directors and an officer of the Corporation. An aggregate amount of $500,000 has been borrowed by the Corporation to address its immediate capital concerns. The loans, being incurred by way of promissory notes will pay a 10% interest rate and are repayable to the holders over a period of two years from the date of issuance. In addition, the Corporation has granted the holders of the promissory note a pro rata allocation of a pooled five percent Gross Overriding Royalty on certain of the existing properties of the Corporation.
Proceeds of the financing will be utilized for general operating purposes.
About Carmen Energy Inc.: Carmen is based in Calgary, Alberta and a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company. The focus is on exploration and development of Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin based oil and gas properties. The current projects are the Jumpbush properties in south eastern Alberta, the Ferrybank properties in central Alberta, the Sylvan Lake area properties in Southern Alberta and the Hamburg properties in northern western Alberta.
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FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION
Certain information in this news release is forward-looking within the meaning of certain securities laws, and is subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, the ability of the Company to repay the principal and interest associated with the promissory note and information with respect to the Corporation's beliefs, plans, expectations, anticipations, estimates and intentions and the activities of the Corporation. The words "may", "could", "should", "would", "suspect", "outlook", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan", "target" and similar words and expressions are used to identify forward-looking information. The forward-looking information in this news release describes the Corporation's expectations as of the date of this news release.
The results or events anticipated or predicted in such forward-looking information may differ materially from actual results or events. Material factors which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, among others, the risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general, risks arising from general economic conditions and adverse industry events, risks arising from operations generally, reliance on contractual rights such as licences and leases in the conduct of its business, the uncertainty of reserve and resource estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to reserves, resources, production, costs and expenses; reliance on third parties, reliance on key personnel, possible failure of the business model or business plan or the inability to implement the business model or business plan as planned, competition, environmental matters, and insurance or lack thereof; failure to realize the anticipated benefits of acquisitions; ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources; changes in legislation, including but not limited to tax laws, royalties and environmental regulations.
The Corporation cautions that the foregoing list of material factors is not exhaustive. When relying on the Corporation's forward-looking information to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. The Corporation has assumed a certain progression, which may not be realized. It has also assumed that the material factors referred to in the previous paragraph will not cause such forward-looking information to differ materially from actual results or events. However, the list of these factors is not exhaustive and is subject to change and there can be no assurance that such assumptions will reflect the actual outcome of such items or factors.
THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS NEWS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE CORPORATION AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NEWS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE THE CORPORATION MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME.
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