Bonterra Energy Corp.

Bonterra Energy Corp.

November 27, 2014 08:00 ET

Bonterra Energy Corp. Enters Into An Agreement with Canada Revenue Agency With Regard to Its Conversion From A Trust To A Corporation

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 27, 2014) - Bonterra Energy Corp. ("Bonterra" or "the Company") (TSX:BNE) announces that it has resolved issues with Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") relating to CRA's objection to the tax consequences of the conversion of Bonterra's income trust structure into a business corporation.

This will result in:

  • No cash outlay by the Company for the taxation years 2009 to 2013 and reduced cash outlays for subsequent periods;
  • A charge in the statement of Comprehensive Income for Q4 2014 related to the adjustment of certain tax pools and possible write-off of portions of the Company's deferred tax assets;
  • Eliminating years of costly court proceedings; and
  • Allowing Management to focus full time on the operations of the Company to enhance shareholder value.

Forward Looking Information

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All such forward-looking information is based on certain assumptions and analyses made by us in light of our experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors we believe are appropriate in the circumstances. The risks, uncertainties, and assumptions are difficult to predict and may affect operations, and may include, without limitation: inflationary costs; general economic conditions; changes in applicable taxation and other laws and regulations as well as how such laws and regulations are interpreted and enforced; risks inherent in the ability to generate sufficient cash flow from operations to meet current and future obligations; opportunities available to or pursued by us; and other factors, many of which are beyond our control.

Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, this forward-looking information and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking information will transpire or occur, or if any of them do, what benefits will be derived there from. Except as required by law, Bonterra disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

The forward-looking information contained herein is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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Contact Information

  • Bonterra Energy Corp.
    George F. Fink
    Chairman and CEO
    (403) 262-5307
    (403) 265-7488 (FAX)

    Bonterra Energy Corp.
    Robb D. Thompson
    CFO and Secretary
    (403) 262-5307
    (403) 265-7488 (FAX)