Niko Provides Updates
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/01/13 -- Niko Resources Ltd.
("Niko" or the "Company") (TSX:NKO) provides the following updates:
Potential Refinancing of the Company's Credit Facility
The Company continues to progress options to refinance its credit
facility to provide increased funding for future capital programs.
The Company is working with its credit facility syndicate banks on a
deferral to November 29, 2013 of the date for the re-determination of
the borrowing base under its credit facility and to December 31, 2013
for any required adjustment to outstanding borrowings to reflect the
new borrowing base, and has requested a waiver of a provision in a
previous consent agreement regarding a restriction on the use of cash
The Company has outstanding invoices with Diamond Offshore and is in
discussions regarding payment and its obligations under the contracts
for the Ocean Monarch and Ocean Lexington rigs.
Certain statements in this press release constitute forward-looking
information. Specifically, this press release contains
forward-looking information relating to the re-financing of the
Company's credit facility, the re-determination of the Company's
borrowing base under the credit facility and negotiations relating to
its drilling contracts. These forward-looking statements are based on
certain key expectations and assumptions of management, including
anticipated market conditions and the anticipated results of future
operations of the Company. The reader is cautioned that the
assumptions used in the preparation of such forward-looking
information, although considered reasonable at the time of
preparation, may prove to be incorrect and there can be no assurance
that the Company will be successful in its negotiations with respect
to the refinancing, credit facility or drilling contracts. Actual
results achieved may vary from the information provided herein as a
result of numerous known and unknown risks and uncertainties and
other factors and such variations may be material. Such factors
include, but are not limited to: general economic, market and
business conditions; industry capacity; risks associated with oil and
gas operations, such as operational risks in exploring for,
developing and producing crude oil and natural gas; uncertainties as
to the availability and cost of financing; fluctuations in currency
exchange rates; actions by governmental authorities including changes
in laws and increases in taxes; risks in conducting foreign
operations; and other factors, many of which are beyond our control.
Niko makes no representation that the actual results achieved during
the forecast period will be the same in whole or in part as those
Niko Resources Ltd.
Chairman of the Board, President & CEO
Niko Resources Ltd.
VP Finance & CFO
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