Canadian Spirit Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SPI
OTCBB : CSPUF

Canadian Spirit Resources Inc.

August 19, 2013 17:57 ET

Canadian Spirit Resources Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 19, 2013) - Canadian Spirit Resources Inc. ("CSRI" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SPI)(OTCBB:CSPUF) announces the release of its interim financial results and Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2013.

This news release summarizes information contained in the unaudited interim condensed financial statements and MD&A for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2013 and should not be considered a substitute for reading these full disclosure documents which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or the Corporation's website at www.csri.ca.

CSRI is a natural resources company focusing on the identification and development of opportunities in the unconventional sector of the energy industry.

SUMMARY QUARTERLY DATA

(all amounts are presented in Canadian dollars)

For the six months ended and as at June 30, 2013 2012
Average sales volumes of natural gas (Mcf/d) 1,344 1,882
Average sales price of natural gas (per Mcf) $ 3.21 $ 1.98
Natural gas sales, before royalties $ 780,212 $ 678,235
Operating netbacks, after royalty credits applied $ 403,198 $ 145,096
Cash flow from operating activities $ (274,671) $ (1,177,030)
Net loss and comprehensive loss $ (988,722) $ (2,247,750)
Loss per share, basic & diluted $ (0.01) $ (0.03)
Net working capital $ 1,622,727 $ 4,704,624
Total assets $ 61,441,824 $ 63,334,637
Shareholders' capital $ 59,581,077 $ 61,498,754
Common shares outstanding 90,548,661 90,548,661
Total capital expenditures $ 1,123,743 $ 863,803

PRODUCTION

CSRI's sales volumes of natural gas during the three and six months ended June 30, 2013 averaged 1.3 MMcf/d (net) (2012: 1.9 MMcf/d (net)). The Corporation has 5 (1.75 net) Montney wells being produced through its 10 MMcf/d (3.5 net) gas plant located on its western lands at Farrell Creek, British Columbia.

FARRELL CREEK OUTLOOK

Farrell Creek represents a significant natural gas resource in the Montney Formation. With over 26,000 net acres of Montney rights, CSRI has identified that over 1,100 gross well locations will be required to recover a portion of approximately 5 Tcf (net to CSRI) of natural gas-in-place. CSRI continues to focus on its eastern lands due to their prospectivity for natural gas liquids and is evaluating options on increasing existing production from its western lands.

CSRI is also evaluating the capability of using shallower formations as produced water disposal zones. Being able to create a solution for produced water disposal, combined with CSRI's 25% working interest in the 10,000 m3/d frac water source pipeline from the Williston Reservoir, will provide the Corporation with a fully integrated approach to water handling in the Farrell Creek area. With both access to fresh water and an environmentally safe plan to dispose of produced water, CSRI is capable of ramping up a Montney Formation drilling program quickly should natural gas prices improve in the near future.

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

The Corporation had C$1.6 million of working capital as at June 30, 2013 and has no debt.

Information regarding CSRI is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or the Corporation's website at www.csri.ca.

The corporate information contained in this news release may contain forward-looking forecast information. The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonably accurate by CSRI at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect. The actual results achieved during the forecast period will vary from the information provided herein and the variations may be material. Consequently there is no representation by CSRI that actual results achieved during the forecast period will be the same in whole or in part as those forecast.

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