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TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - ECO (ATLANTIC) OIL & GAS LTD. (TSX-V: EOG, NSX:
EOG.) Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") is
pleased to announce that it has arranged a non-brokered private placement of
CDN$3,200,000 through the issue of 8,000,000 common shares of the Company
(each, a "Common Share") at a price of $0.40 per Common Share (the "Offering").
The Company has entered into agreements with certain subscribers, including
Azimuth Ltd. an exploration and production company jointly owned by Seacrest
Capital Ltd. and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA ("PGS"), insiders and new
investors to participate in the private placement.
CEO of Eco Atlantic, Gil Holzman, commented: "We are encouraged to have the
support of existing and new shareholders in these challenging markets, and
pleased that our E&P partner company, Azimuth Ltd, has decided to participate
in this financing. The strengthening of our treasury allows us to further
advance our work program offshore Namibia."
Closing is expected to occur on or about November 16th, 2012. In connection
with the Offering, Eco Atlantic expects to pay a finder's fee consisting of
cash and/or compensation warrants on terms to be agreed upon on an individual
The securities issued under this private placement will be subject to a
statutory four month hold period and the net proceeds will be used for working
Completion of the financing is subject to the receipt of all required
regulatory approvals, including acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Eco Atlantic
Eco Atlantic is an oil and gas exploration company focused on the bourgeoning
energy play in Namibia. Through its wholly owned Namibian subsidiary ("Eco
Namibia"), it holds five Government of the Republic of Namibia issued
petroleum licenses. Offshore, Eco Atlantic holds three license blocks covering
more than 25,000 square kilometers (6,177,000 acres) and onshore, Eco Atlantic
holds two license blockscovering 30,000 square kilometers (7,413,000
acres). Eco Namibia, founded in 2008, enjoys a strong local presence having
a longstanding relationship with the energy and oil and gas sector in Namibia
and the region. The terms and conditions of these licenses are regulated by
agreements signed by Eco with the Government of the Republic of Namibia in
Azimuth Limited is a specialist E&P Company based in Hamilton, Bermuda. The
business is backed by majority-owner Seacrest Capital Ltd, a Bermuda based
energy investment group, and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS).
Azimuth leverages the strength of its shareholders to acquire interests in
prospective acreage worldwide, developing 'drill-ready' targets through robust
geophysical and commercial analysis. Funding from Seacrest fuels Azimuth's
global activities and ensures that the company is ready to advance its
properties without delay. A collaboration agreement with PGS gives Azimuth
unparalleled insight into petroleum basins worldwide, including access to the
world's largest multiclient seismic library, to leading edge geophysical
expertise and to 85 subsurface specialists distributed in key locations around
With four attractive assets already in hand, Azimuth Ltd is a well-funded,
rapidly-growing exploration company equipped with the technical capabilities
of a mid-cap E&P firm.
Forward Looking Statements
CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: Certain information in
this press release constitutes forward-looking statements under applicable
securities law. Any statements that are contained in this press release that
are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as
"may", "should", "anticipate", "expects" and similar expressions.
Forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks,
including, without limitation, risks associated with oil and gas production
and exploration, marketing and transportation; loss of markets; volatility of
commodity prices; currency and interest rate fluctuations; imprecision of
reserve estimates; environmental risks; competition; inability to access
sufficient capital from internal and external sources; changes in legislation,
including but not limited to income tax, environmental laws and regulatory
matters. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not
Although Eco Atlantic believes in light of the experience of its officers and
directors, current conditions and expected future developments and other
factors that have been considered appropriate that the expectations reflected
in this forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not
be placed on them because Eco Atlantic can give no assurance that they will
prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements contained in this press
release are made as of the date hereof and Eco Atlantic 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 press release.
For more information on Eco Atlantic contact:
Gil Holzman President and Chief Executive Officer email@example.com Tel:
Julia Maxwell Manager, Investor Relations firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:
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