Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index

    TORONTO, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following
changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on
Thursday, February 12, 2009:

    -   The shares of Brazalta Resources Corp. (TSXVN:BRX) will trade under
        the new name Canacol Energy Ltd. The new ticker symbol will be CNE
        and the new CUSIP number will be 134808 10 4. There is no
        consolidation of capital.

    Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any
way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

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evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 10,000 employees,
including wholly owned affiliates, located in 23 countries and markets,
Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure
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For further information:

For further information: Tony North, (416) 507-4104,; Dave Guarino, (212) 438-1471,

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