SOURCE: Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd

August 13, 2015 05:11 ET

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd: Second Quarter Results

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2015) -


Canadian Overseas Petroleum
Reports Second Quarter Results

Calgary, Canada, August 12, 2015 - Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or the "Company") (TSX-V: XOP) & (COPL: LSE) announces its second quarter results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. The Interim Financial Statements and the Management's Discussion and Analysis for the second quarter can be viewed under the Company's name at or at the Company's website at

About the Company
COPL is an international oil and gas exploration and development company focused on sub-Saharan offshore Africa. The Company holds a 17% working interest in Block LB-13, offshore Liberia, with ExxonMobil the operator holding an 83% working interest. The Company also formed a joint venture company with Shoreline Energy International Limited ("Shoreline"). Assets acquired through this joint venture company are held in a special purpose vehicle registered in Bermuda, called Shoreline CanOverseas Petroleum Development Corporation Limited ("ShoreCan" or "the JV"). COPL and Shoreline each hold a 50% interest in ShoreCan.

ShoreCan is currently building a portfolio of exploration and development assets in sub-Saharan Africa. To date, ShoreCan has taken positions in Tanzania and Namibia, and continues to evaluate a variety of assets in Nigeria, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea and Mozambique.
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Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited   Mr. Arthur Millholland
President and CEO
Tel: + 1 (403) 262 5441

Investor and Public Relations
Bell Pottinger
Henry Lerwill
North America Toll Free: +1 866 834 8330
Phone: +44 (0) 203 772 2500

CHF Investor Relations
Cathy Hume or Mark Lackey
Tel: +1 (416) 868 1079
 ext. 223 (Mark) ext. 231 (Cathy)
North America Toll Free: +1 877 838 1070

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