Mart Resources, Inc.
TSX VENTURE : MMT

Mart Resources, Inc.

November 02, 2009 08:00 ET

Mart Announces Termination of Arrangement Agreement and Repayment of US$3.5 Million Bridge Loan

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2009) - Mart Resources, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MMT) ("Mart" or the "Company") announces that it has terminated the Arrangement Agreement with Westfield Exploration and Production Limited and its wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, Westfield Oil Holding Limited (collectively, the "Purchaser") due to the Purchaser's failure to tender the cash consideration payable for Mart's common shares as prescribed in the Arrangement Agreement. Mart also confirms that it has repaid the outstanding principal amount of the US$3.5 million convertible bridge loan advanced to Mart in late May and early June 2009. Mart has instructed Computershare Trust Company of Canada, its registrar and transfer agent, to return to securityholders any Mart securities that were previously delivered to Computershare in anticipation of the closing of the Arrangement.

Mart currently believes that it has adequate cash and ongoing oil production revenue to meet its operating costs and satisfy its scheduled bank debt repayment obligations. Mart is also currently finalizing a schedule for the orderly repayment of its trade payables.

As a consequence of the Arrangement not proceeding, the Board of Directors of Mart has initiated a strategic review based upon Mart's current financial position and ongoing operations to enhance shareholder value.

About Mart Resources:

Mart is an independent international petroleum company focused on drilling, developing and producing oil and gas from low-risk proven petroleum properties in Africa. Mart and its partners currently have ongoing crude oil production from the Umusadege field in Nigeria.

Certain statements in this News Release may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities legislation. Such forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Mart to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. This forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, levels and timing of activity and achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such information.

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