TSX Venture Exchange
Trading Symbol: PCA
CALGARY, Jan. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - PetroSands Resources (Canada) Inc. ("PetroSands" or the "Company") announces that it has completed a vertical amalgamation of both of
its wholly owned subsidiaries, CanRock Energy Corp. and QMAC Ventures
Ltd. effective as of December 31, 2011. Concurrent with the vertical
amalgamation, the name of the Company has changed from PetroSands
Resources (Canada) Inc. to CanRock Energy Corp.. Shares of CanRock
Energy Corp. will be listed under the stock symbol CNK (TSX: V) and are
expected to begin trading under the new symbol on or about January 3rd, 2012.
The decision to take up the CanRock Energy Corp. name was made so as to
better reflect the current asset base of the Company with its focus
towards light to medium oil prospects, as well as highlight the changes
to the newly formed management team and Board of Directors who will be
taking the Company in a new direction beginning in 2012.
About CanRock Energy Corp.
CanRock Energy Corp. is a dynamic, publicly traded junior oil producer
targeting oil-based opportunities in Western Canada. The Company is
focused on strategic oil-based acquisitions within its core areas, in
addition to exploiting and exploring for incremental production and
reserves. The Company currently has approximately 44.3 million common shares outstanding.
Forward-Looking Statements and Information: The forward-looking statements contained in this document are based on
certain key expectations and assumptions made by the Company. Although
the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the
forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance
should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the
Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since
forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by
their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual
results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to
a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to,
the failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals or satisfy the
conditions to change the name of the company, risks associated with the
oil and gas industry in general (e.g., operational risks in
development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans
with respect to exploration or development projects or capital
expenditures, the uncertainty of reserve estimates, the uncertainty of
estimates and projections relating to production, costs and expenses,
and health, safety and environmental risks), commodity price and
exchange rate fluctuations and uncertainties resulting from potential
delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development
projects or capital expenditures. Certain of these risks are set out in
more detail in the Company's most recent Management Discussion and
Analysis and annual information form which have been filed on SEDAR and
can be accessed at www.sedar.com.
The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of
the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update
publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise,
unless so required by applicable securities laws.
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 news
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SOURCE PetroSands Resources (Canada) Inc.
For further information:
Greg T. Busby, President & CEO
CANROCK ENERGY CORP.
Dwight Fieseler, Chief Financial Officer
CANROCK ENERGY CORP.