Stratic completes disposal of Breagh interest

    CALGARY and LONDON, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - Stratic Energy Corporation (TSX
Venture: 'SE', AIM 'SE.') ("Stratic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce
that it has completed the disposal of its interest in the UKCS Breagh gas
discovery and surrounding exploration acreage. Proceeds of approximately US$65
million were received today and will be used primarily to pay down debt.
    Kevin Watts, Chief Executive, commented: "the completion of the disposal
of Breagh marks a significant milestone in the re-structuring of the Company's
finances. We are now working towards executing a sale and purchase agreement
for the disposal of our interest in Longanesi as the next stage in that

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    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this

    About Stratic:

    Stratic Energy Corporation is a Canadian-incorporated international oil
and gas business with production, development and appraisal interests
primarily in the North Sea. Its shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange
in Toronto and on AIM, London and its principal operating office is in London,

    Forward-looking statements

    This news release contains certain forward looking statements, which
involve assumptions with respect to future plans, production levels and
results, and capital expenditures. The reader is cautioned that all such
forward looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties and the
assumptions used in their preparation may not prove to be correct. Stratic's
actual results could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by,
these forward looking statements and accordingly, the forward looking
statements are qualified by reference to these cautionary statements. The
forward looking statements contained herein are made as at the date of this
news release. Stratic undertakes no obligation to update or publicly revise
forward looking statements or information unless so required by applicable
securities laws.

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For further information:

For further information: Kevin Watts, Chief Executive, +44 207 766 7900;
John van der Welle, Chief Financial Officer, +44 207 766 7900; Patrick
d'Ancona, M: Communications, +44 207 153 1547; Canadian Investor Relations,
Roger Fullerton, (952) 929-7243, Email:;

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