Dejour Expands Presence in North American Energy Markets


    VANCOUVER, April 2 /CNW/ - Dejour Enterprises Ltd. ("Dejour") (TSX-V:
DJE/OTC BB: DJEEF) Robert L. Hodgkinson, Chairman & CEO reports that Dejour
has developed a strategic, evolving business model focused on three corporate
profit centres in order to maximize its current business opportunities:

    Dejour Enterprises Ltd.  Continues to manage investments and carried
                             interests in uranium exploration projects in
                             addition to its 100% owned subsidiaries:

    Dejour Energy, USA       100% owned subsidiary - holds and manages direct
                             interests and operations in O&G lands in the USA
    Dejour Energy, Alberta   100% owned subsidiary (pending) - holds and
                             manages direct interests and operations in O&G
                             lands in Canada

    Dejour Enterprises Ltd.
    Key objective is managing investments, corporate finance and identifying
new opportunities. Dejour Enterprises currently owns 17.5 mm shares (33.5%) of
Titan Uranium (TSX-V: TUE). Titan recently concluded a $9 million private
placement of flow-through shares and is finalizing a $5 million JV with Mega
Uranium (TSX: MGA), bringing the total funding to $25 million available for
uranium discovery on their Athabasca and Thelon Basin property holdings.
Dejour also benefits from a 10% carried interest and 1% NSR in almost 1 mm
acres of certain of those Athabasca properties. Drilling has commenced with
the exploration budget totally funded through the end of 2008.

    Dejour Energy USA
    100% owned by Dejour Enterprises, it owns interests in over 290,000 gross
acres (59,400 approx. net) of hydrocarbon leases in the Piceance and Uinta
Basins of western Colorado and eastern Utah. Further lands are being
systemically acquired.
    To strategically advance operations and to maximize the potential of the
myriad of opportunities available to the Company from this multiple-project
inventory of O&G landholdings, Dejour Energy, USA is now establishing
headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Dejour's COO, Doug Cannaday will primarily
focus his activities as President and COO of Dejour USA., in addition to
current corporate responsibilities. This will involve prospective land deals
through partnerships with qualified operators focused on thoughtful
exploitation of properties, beginning with the Company's 25% owned Barcus
Creek prospects. Receipt of access, pipeline right of way and drill permits
from Colorado state authorities is expected during Q2 2007. As reported in
prior releases, the Barcus Creek prospect abuts lands leased to Exxon and
currently the subject of drilling activity by Williams Cos.. Dejour Energy,
USA and its partners have applied for and currently await approval for permits
to drill 22 locations on multiple prospect lands throughout the basins.
Retamco Operating will manage drilling operations of these initial wells.

    Dejour Energy, Alberta
    Currently owned 90% by Dejour Enterprises and 10% by Wildhorse Energy
(owned by Charles Dove, Geophys.), Dejour, Alberta will become 100% owned by
Dejour upon successful conclusion of current negotiations. Its primary focus
is to commercialize conventional oil and gas projects in the Peace River Arch
area of NW Alberta and NE British Columbia. Pending a final agreement, the
investment made to date by Mr. Dove will be crystallized into shares of Dejour
upon approval by regulatory authorities. Mr. Dove, as President and COO of
Dejour, Alberta, based out of company offices in Calgary, manages a team of
geologists, land and administrative personnel and a contract petroleum
engineer focused on economic Canadian O&G exploration projects. A member of
Dejour's Board of Advisors since inception, Mr. Dove will be formally invited
to complement the Board of Directors of Dejour Enterprises.
    To date, Dejour Energy, Alberta has initiated drilling and/or re-entry
operations on five separate projects with three more projects awaiting
completion of contracts and/ or final geotechnical interpretation. On a
cumulative basis, Dejour Energy, Alberta has to date earned or purchased
interests approximating an average 22% in over 45,000 acres in this highly
productive hydrocarbon prone area. It is expected that Company interests in
this area will continue to increase. The Peace River Arch area has been the
most active area for exploration in search of significant reserves in Canada's
Western Sedimentary Basin since the discovery of the massive Ladyfern Gas
field in the late 1990's. Due to the sensitive nature of certain land
negotiations, details of these operations will remain confidential until
certain deals are concluded and partners concur to a release. Dejour expects
to provide a more comprehensive summary of these results prior to the end of
the second quarter, and advises that initial production should commence during
the third quarter 2007. To date drilling operations indicate that guidance in
prior Dejour news releases remains appropriate for this series of projects.
    The Company wishes to reserve for issuance 1.6 mm options at $2.50 per
share for a period of up to five years to directors, management and
consultants pursuant to its existing stock option plan. The Company relies on
similar equity pricing criteria for conclusion of the Dejour Energy, Alberta
purchase negotiation.

    About Dejour

    Dejour Enterprises Ltd. is a micro cap Canadian company focused on oil &
gas exploration with a significant investment in uranium discovery. The
company acquires high-impact energy assets and strategically monetizes them
through partnerships and co-ventures to limit exposure and enhance returns.
    Dejour has significant holdings in two of the world's premiere energy
resource regions. This includes over 290,000 gross (59,400 net) acres in the
Piceance-Uinta Basin, the largest natural gas resource in North America; and
major interest in a uranium exploration company, Titan Uranium Inc. (TSX-V:
TUE), with 1.44 million acres in the Athabasca and Thelon Basins, the world's
most recognized areas for uranium exploration. The Company is listed on the
TSX Venture Exchange (DJE.V), OTCBB (DJEEF), and Frankfurt (D5R). Dejour is a
reporting issuer to the SEC. Refer to for company details or
contact the Office of Investor Relations at

    Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are
subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors
disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Corporations'
periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information
contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof
based on information currently available. The corporation does not assume the
obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this news release.

For further information:

For further information: Robert L. Hodgkinson, Chairman & CEO, DEJOUR
ENTERPRISES LTD., Suite 1100-808 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada,
V6C 2X4, Phone: (604) 638-5050, Facsimile: (604) 638-5051, Email:

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