CALGARY, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Oronova Energy Inc. ("Oronova" or the "Company") (TSX.V: ONV), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Latin America, announces that the definitive Purchase & Sale Agreement dated April 1, 2017 (the "Purchase & Sale Agreement" or "PSA") for the acquisition of the Production Sharing Contract of Block 1-2006 in Guatemala has been terminated. As a consequence, the Company has withdrawn the private placement financing announced on June 20, 2017 for up to total gross proceeds of C$45 million.
The Company continues to look for oil and gas opportunities in Latin America and anticipates that trading in its shares will be reinstated on December 20, 2017.
On behalf of the Board of Oronova Energy Inc.
President & CEO
About Oronova Energy Inc.
Oronova Energy Inc. is an international oil and gas exploration and production company currently focused on acquiring oil & gas development projects in Latin America. Oronova's strategy is to build a portfolio of early producing assets, that under a low cost operating approach, with associated exploration upside, will allow Oronova to create significant near-term and medium-term growth, whilst becoming a Central and South America low cost oil and gas producer, that operates to international EH&S and CSR standards and highest standards of corporate governance and ethical standards.
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Readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained herein. Further information on potential factors that could affect Oronova will be included in risks detailed from time to time in Oronova's filings. These filings will be available on a website: SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking statements contained herein are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and Oronova disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable securities legislation.
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For further information: For investor and media inquiries please contact: Ralph Gillcrist - President and CEO, Oronova Energy Inc., Tel: +1 (403) 909 9258, Email: [email protected]; Scott Neate - VP Finance, Oronova Energy Inc., Tel: +1 (403) 680 7673, Email: [email protected]