(TSX-V | OYL)
TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - CGX Energy Inc. (TSX-V - OYL) ("CGX" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, CGX Resources Inc. has entered into an agreement that may lead to the farm-out of 5% of its 25% participating interest in the Georgetown Block to Repsol Exploración S.A. The agreement is subject to Government of Guyana approval. If approved, the revised interest, effective September 1, 2012, in the Georgetown Petroleum Prospecting License would be Repsol Exploración S.A. (20%) as operator, CGX Resources Inc. (20%), Tullow Oil plc (30%) and YPF Guyana Limited (30%).
CGX is a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company focused on the exploration of oil in the Guyana-Suriname Basin, an area in which the United States Geological Survey estimated a Pmean oil resource potential of 13.6 billion barrels in their Assessment of Undiscovered Conventional Oil and Gas Resources of South America and the Caribbean, 2012. CGX is managed by a team of experienced oil and gas and finance professionals from Guyana, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
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.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. More particularly, this press release contains statements that include, but are not limited to, the timing of the advance and related security, the closing of the private placement, the anticipated use of proceeds and the receipt of the required shareholder and stock exchange approvals. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "may", "will", "would", "potential", "proposed" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur.
The forward-looking statements are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by CGX. Although CGX believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because CGX can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. In addition to other risks that may affect the forward-looking statements in this press release and those set out in CGX's management discussion and analysis of the financial condition and results of operations for the year ended December 31, 2011 and the three month period ended March 31, 2012 as well as the Company's Annual Information Form dated and filed on July 13, 2012.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and CGX undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.
SOURCE: CGX Energy Inc.
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