CALGARY, March 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Emerald Bay Energy Inc. (TSX Venture: EBY) (the "Corporation" or "Emerald Bay") announced today that it has closed its previously announced transaction (see news release dated January 23, 2012) to sell various interests in certain oil and gas properties situated in Edson, Alberta to an arm's length party. The total consideration received by the Corporation for this disposition was $1,500,000. The agreement has an effective date of January 1, 2012. This sale allows the Corporation to significantly reduce bank debt and focus on the exploration and development of oil opportunities in Southwest Texas.
About Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay Energy Inc., based in Calgary, is a junior oil and gas producer with production properties in Western Canada and South Texas. The common shares of Emerald Bay trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EBY". Please visit our website at www.emeraldbayenergy.com.
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Certain statements in this press release, including in particular statements regarding the present worth of future net revenue of the interest in the assets being sold, may constitute "forward-looking" statements. When used in this press release, such statements use words, including but not limited to, "estimated" "may", "will", "expect", "believe", "plan", "intend", "anticipate", "future" and other similar terminology. These forward-looking statements reflect the current expectations of the Corporation's management regarding future events or values but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the value of the assets or the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation, to be materially different from any future values, results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Actual net revenues, values or events could differ materially from those projected herein and depend on a number of factors. There can be no assurance that the future revenue of the assets discussed herein will be equal to the values described in this press release or at all. In addition, there are numerous risks associated with an investment in the securities of the Corporation, which are also further described in our public filings on SEDAR. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Corporation does not undertake, and specifically disclaims, any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
For further information:
Emerald Bay President, Shelby D. Beattie, by telephone at (403) 262-6000 or by email at [email protected],
CHF Investor Relations:
Robin Cook, Senior Account Manager, (416) 868-1079 x228, [email protected].
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