ST. HELIER, Jersey, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - PetroKamchatka Plc (the "Corporation"), an international junior oil exploration company incorporated in the Bailiwick of Jersey, is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced change of the Corporation's name to "EastSiberian Plc" (the "Name Change") and the consolidation of the Corporation's common shares (the "Common Shares") on the basis of one post-consolidation Common Share for every 100 pre-consolidation Common Shares (the "Consolidation"). The Name Change and Consolidation were approved by the shareholders of the Corporation on August 22, 2012.
In connection with the Name Change and Consolidation, the trading symbol assigned to the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") has been changed to "ESB". Trading in the Common Shares remains halted on the TSXV pending receipt and review by the TSXV of acceptable documentation in respect of the Corporation's previously announced farm-in agreement with East Siberian Resources Ltd. (the "Farm-In Agreement"). The completion of the Name Change and Consolidation and the approval thereof by the TSXV are not contingent upon the completion of the transactions contemplated by the Farm-In Agreement.
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.
SOURCE: PetroKamchatka Plc
For further information:
St. Helier, Jersey
St. Helier, Jersey,
Tel: +44 7733 363 016 or +1 403 630 2367
Vice President, Corporate Planning
c/o 1000, 505 - 3rd Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Tel: +1 403 984 5132
Cell: +1 403 690 6230
For further information in respect of the Corporation, please visit the Corporation's website at: www.petrokamchatka.com