Cobalt Energy Ltd.

Cobalt Energy Ltd.

June 30, 2009 16:44 ET

Cobalt Energy Ltd. Announces Approval for Plan of Arrangement and Results of Special Meetings

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2009) -


Cobalt Energy Ltd. ("Cobalt" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:CB.A) (TSX VENTURE:CB.B), is please to confirm that they have received approval from the Cobalt shareholders in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements at the special meetings of Cobalt Class A and Class B shareholders held on June 30, 2009 regarding its previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") with Bonterra Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Bonterra") and Bonterra Energy Corp.

The Arrangement has received the approval of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and it is expected that the proposed transaction will be completed on July 2, 2009.

Reader Advisory - This news release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to completion of a transaction. The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of such information may prove to be incorrect. All such forward looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with oil and gas exploration, development, exploitation, production, marketing and transportation, loss of markets, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve estimates, environmental risks, competition from other producers, tax treatment (including royalties), inability to retain drilling rigs and other services, delays resulting from or inability to obtain required regulatory approvals and ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, the impact of general economic conditions in Canada, the United States and overseas, industry conditions, changes in laws and regulations (including the adoption of new environmental laws and regulations) and changes in how they are interpreted and enforced, increased competition, the lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, fluctuations in foreign exchange or interest rates, stock market volatility and market valuations of companies with respect to announced transactions and the final valuations thereof, and obtaining required approvals of regulatory authorities. The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceeds, that the Company will derive therefrom. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Neither the 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 news release.

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