Cannon Oil & Gas Ltd.

August 26, 2005 15:50 ET

Cannon Acquires Interest in 19,200 Acres

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 26, 2005) - Cannon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:COO):

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Cannon Oil & Gas Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement whereby it has the right to earn a 50% interest in up to 30 sections of P&NG leases in the Luseland area of Saskatchewan. There is established gas and oil production in the area from the Mannville as well as the Viking and Bakken zones. Cannon and its partner are currently developing a seismic and drilling program on the property.

Cannon has also begun work on its Roncott property in southern Saskatchewan where it has re-activated two wells, adding approximately 15 bopd of net oil production and is currently evaluating an additional prospective zone.

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Contact Information

  • Cannon Oil & Gas Ltd.
    Robert J. Tessari
    (403) 237-8407
    (403) 263-8445 (FAX)
    Cannon Oil & Gas Ltd.
    #800, 800 - 6th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G3