Challenger Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : CHQ
NYSE Alternext US : CHQ

Challenger Energy Corp.

March 09, 2009 09:05 ET

Challenger Receives Delisting Letter From NYSE Alternext; Trading to Continue on TSX Venture Exchange

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 9, 2009) - Challenger Energy Corp. ("Challenger" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CHQ)(NYSE Alternext US:CHQ) announces that NYSE Alternext has issued a letter notifying Challenger of NYSE Alternext's intention to strike the common shares of Challenger from NYSE Alternext by filing a delisting application with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NYSE Alternext took this step in response to Challenger's announcement on February 27, 2009, that it had obtained an order (the "CCAA Order") for protection from creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), and cited Challenger's non-compliance with Sections 301 and 1003(a)(iv) of the NYSE Alternext US LLC Company Guide.

Challenger's shares continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange, where suspension and delisting is currently prevented by the CCAA Order.

Challenger Energy Corp. is a Calgary, Alberta, Canada based oil and gas exploration company focusing on exploration Block 5(c) offshore the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. See www.challenger-energy.com for information on Challenger.

This news release contains forward-looking information, including estimates, projections, interpretations, prognoses and other information that may relate to future production, resource potential and/or reserves, project start-ups and future capital spending, as well as the outcome of proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada). Forward-looking information contained in this news release is as of the date of this news release. The Company assumes no obligation to update and/or revise this forward-looking information "except as required by law". Actual results, estimates, projections, resource potential and/or reserves, interpretations, prognoses and/or estimated results could differ materially due to changes in project schedules, operating performance, demand for oil and gas, commercial negotiations or other technical and economic factors or revisions. This news release may contain the reference to the term "undiscovered natural gas resources", which are those quantities of natural gas estimated to be contained in accumulations yet to be discovered. There is no certainty that any portion of undiscovered resources (oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids or other hydrocarbons) will be discovered and that, if discovered, in this or any other discovery, the discovered resource may not be economically viable or technically feasible to produce.

Statements contained in this news release relating to future results, events and expectations are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, scheduling, re-scheduling and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance, estimates, projections, resource potential and/or reserves, interpretations, prognoses, schedules or achievements of the Corporation, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. Such factors include, among others, those described in the Corporations' annual reports on Form 20-F on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Challenger Energy Corp.
    Manjeet Dhillon
    (403) 503-8813
    (403) 503-8811 (FAX)
    or
    Challenger Energy Corp.
    Suite 200, 744 - 4th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3T4
    Website: www.challenger-energy.com