Cormark Securities Inc. is acting as financial advisor to Anatolia with respect to the Transaction, and has provided the board of directors of Anatolia with its verbal opinion that, subject to its review of the final form of documents effecting the Transaction, the consideration payable pursuant to the Arrangement Agreement is fair, from a financial point of view, to the shareholders of Anatolia.
About Cub Energy Inc.
Cub is an upstream oil and gas company with 180,000 net acres in twelve exploration and production licences within the two major producing basins of Ukraine. Cub's strategy is to implement western technology and capital, combined with local expertise and ownership, to increase value in its undeveloped land base, creating and further building a portfolio of producing oil and gas assets within a high pricing environment.
For further information on Cub please contact us or visit our website: www.cubenergyinc.com.
About Anatolia Energy Corp.
Anatolia is an international oil and gas company engaged in the exploration and development of oil and gas assets in Turkey. Anatolia has the right, pursuant to its joint venture agreements with Calik Enerji San. ve Tic. AS., the wholly-owned oil and gas subsidiary of the large Turkish conglomerate Calik Holding A.S., to earn working interests between 25% and 50% in two development licences and working interests of 50% in nine exploration licences covering 1,162,856 gross acres of land in Turkey's proven Southeastern oil basin. Anatolia is focused on four play types in Turkey namely the Silurian Dadas shale oil trend, Paleozoic Bedinan sand trend, Cretaceous Mardin strike slip trend and Garzan reef trend. The Dadas formation in southeast Turkey is an extension of the prolific Silurian source rocks of the Middle East.
For further information on Anatolia please contact us or visit our website: www.anatoliaenergy.com.
Prospective resources are those quantities of petroleum estimated, as of a given date, to be potentially recoverable from undiscovered accumulations by application of future development projects. Prospective resources have both an associated chance of discovery and a chance of development. There is no certainty that it will be commercially viable to produce any portion of the prospective resources.
This news release contains certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities law. All statements other than statements of historical fact are considered forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Cub and Anatolia believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information are reasonable; however there can be no assurance those expectations will prove to be correct. Cub and Anatolia cannot guarantee future results, performance or achievements. Consequently, there is no representation that the actual results achieved will be the same, in whole or in part, as those set out in the forward-looking information.
Forward-looking information is based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking information. Some of the risks and other factors that could cause the results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking information include, but are not limited to: general economic conditions in Ukraine and Turkey and globally; industry conditions, including fluctuations in the prices of natural gas; governmental regulation of the natural gas industry, including environmental regulation; unanticipated operating events or performance which can reduce production or cause production to be shut in or delayed; failure to obtain approval of the Transaction from Anatolia shareholders; failure to obtain industry partner and other third party consents and approvals, if and when required; competition for and/or inability to retain drilling rigs and other services; the availability of capital on acceptable terms; failure to obtain approvals from regulatory authorities; stock market volatility; volatility in market prices for natural gas; liabilities inherent in natural gas operations; competition for, among other things, capital, acquisitions of reserves, undeveloped lands, skilled personnel and supplies; incorrect assessments of the value of acquisitions; geological, technical, drilling, processing and transportation problems; changes in tax laws and incentive programs relating to the natural gas industry; failure to realize the anticipated benefits of acquisitions and dispositions; and the other factors. Readers are cautioned that this list of risk factors should not be construed as exhaustive.
This cautionary statement expressly qualifies the forward-looking information contained in this news release. Cub and Anatolia undertake no duty to update any of the forward-looking information to conform such information to actual results or to changes in Cub's or Anatolia's respective expectations except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
To view the fact sheet associated with this press release, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/CubEnergyAnatoliafactsheet.pdf.
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.
Cub Energy Inc.
Lionel C. McBee
Director of Investor Relations
Cub Energy Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Anatolia Energy Corp.
Chief Executive Officer
(403) 802-0770 ext. 224
Anatolia Energy Corp.
Vice-President, Business Development
(403) 802-0770 ext. 225
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