Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited Announces Spudding of AAS-1 Exploration Well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited Announces Spudding of AAS-1 Exploration 
Well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq 
CALGARY, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx 
Petroleum" or the "Corporation") (TSX: OXC) today announces that on June 10, 
2013 the Sakson Hilong 10 rig (2000 HP) spudded the AAS-1 well in the Hawler 
license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The AAS-1 well is targeting the 
Ain Al Safra prospect which is estimated to contain 225 MMbbl in unrisked 
gross (100%) prospective oil resources (risked: 44 MMbbl) based on evaluations 
as of March 31, 2013 made by Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc., an 
independent oil and gas consulting firm providing reserve and resource reports 
to the worldwide petroleum industry. The AAS-1 well is targeting the deeper 
light oil potential in the lower Jurassic and Triassic and heavy oil potential 
in the Cretaceous and is expected to reach total depth of approximately 4,220 
metres in the fourth quarter of 2013. 
The AAS-1 well is the third exploration well spud in the Hawler license area 
following the successful DD-2 exploration well targeting the Demir Dagh 
prospect which was spud in July 2012 and completed testing in March 2013 and 
the ZEG-1 exploration well targeting the Zey Gawra prospect which was spud in 
late April 2013 and is expected to reach total depth late in the third quarter 
of 2013. Oryx Petroleum has a 65% participating and working interest in and is 
the operator of the Hawler license area. 
ABOUT ORYX PETROLEUM 
Oryx Petroleum is an international oil exploration company focused in Africa 
and the Middle East. The Corporation was founded in 2010 by The Addax and Oryx 
Group Limited and key members of the former senior management team of Addax 
Petroleum Corporation. Oryx Petroleum has significant interests in seven 
license areas prospective for oil and is the operator or technical partner in 
four of the seven license areas. Three license areas are located in the 
Kurdistan Region and the Wasit governorate (province) of Iraq and four license 
areas are located in West Africa in Nigeria, the AGC administrative area 
offshore Senegal and Guinea Bissau, and Congo (Brazzaville). Further 
information about Oryx Petroleum is available at www.oryxpetroleum.com or 
under Oryx Petroleum's profile at www.sedar.com. 
Forward-Looking Statements: 
Certain statements made herein contain forward-looking information, including 
statements concerning future drilling and other exploration and development 
activities and the resource potential of Oryx Petroleum's license areas. 
Although Oryx Petroleum believes these statements to be reasonable, the 
assumptions upon which they are based may prove to be incorrect. Furthermore, 
the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as at 
the date of this press release and Oryx Petroleum does not undertake any 
obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking 
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or 
otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. 
In making the forward-looking statements contained herein, the Corporation has 
made certain assumptions regarding the timing and results of exploration 
activities, the cost of expenditures to be made by Oryx Petroleum, the 
Corporation's ability to obtain and retain qualified staff and equipment in a 
timely and cost-efficient manner, operating costs, the availability of 
equipment and qualified contractors or personnel, future capital expenditures 
to be made by the Corporation, geological and engineering estimates in respect 
of the Corporation's resources and the geography of the areas in which the 
Corporation is conducting exploration and development activities. 
Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, should not be read 
as guarantees of future events, performance or results, and will not 
necessarily be accurate indicators of whether or not such events, performance 
or results will be achieved. Actual results could differ materially from 
those anticipated or implied by any forward-looking statements. 
Prospective Oil Resources: 
Oryx Petroleum's reserves and resource estimates have been prepared and 
audited in accordance with National Instrument 51-101 - Standards of 
Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities and the Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation 
Handbook. Prospective oil 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 oil 
resources have both a chance of discovery and a chance of development. There 
is no certainty that any portion of the prospective oil resources will be 
discovered. If discovered, there is no certainty that it will be 
commercially viable to produce any portion of the prospective oil resources. 
Craig Kelly Chief Financial Officer Tel.: +41 (0) 58 702 93 23 
craig.kelly@oryxpetroleum.com 
Scott Lewis Head of Corporate Finance Tel.: +41 (0) 58 702 93 52 
scott.lewis@oryxpetroleum.com 
SOURCE: Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited 
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