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CALGARY, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Crescent Point Energy Corp. ("Crescent Point" or the "Company") (TSX: CPG) today closed the previously announced arrangement (the "Arrangement") with Wild Stream Exploration Inc. ("Wild Stream") to acquire approximately 5,400 boe/d of Wild Stream's production, 91 percent of which is contiguous with Crescent Point's assets in the Shaunavon and Battrum/Cantuar areas of southwest Saskatchewan. The Company also acquired more than 200 net sections of land in the Shaunavon resource play, 15 net sections of land in the emerging Beaverhill Lake light oil resource play in the Swan Hills area and 37 net sections of land in the Battrum/Cantuar area of southwest Saskatchewan.
The successful completion of the Arrangement further solidifies Crescent Point's position as the largest player in the Shaunavon resource play in southwest Saskatchewan.
This news release is not for dissemination in the United States or to any United States news services. The shares of Crescent Point have not and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any U.S. person except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
Crescent Point is a conventional oil and gas producer with assets strategically focused in properties comprised of high-quality, long-life, operated light and medium oil and natural gas reserves in United States and Canada.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Crescent Point shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CPG.
For further information:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON CRESCENT POINT ENERGY CORP. PLEASE CONTACT:
Greg Tisdale, Chief Financial Officer, or Trent Stangl, Vice President Marketing and Investor Relations.
Telephone: (403) 693-0020
Toll free (US & Canada): 888-693-0020
Fax: (403) 693-0070