Contact Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : CEX

Contact Exploration Inc.

February 18, 2014 08:30 ET

Contact Exploration Inc. Achieves TSX Venture 50 Ranking

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 2014) -

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Contact Exploration Inc. ("Contact") (TSX VENTURE:CEX) is pleased to announce that it has been included on the 2014 TSX Venture 50® as one of the top 10 performing companies in the oil and gas sector.

The TSX Venture 50® comprises the top 10 companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in each of five industry sectors - Technology & Life Sciences, Mining, Oil & Gas, Diversified Industries and Clean Technology. This distinction acknowledges Contact's strong results in key measures of market performance in 2013, being based on four equally weighted criteria: market capitalization growth, share price appreciation, trading volume and analyst coverage.

Since its corporate restructuring in 2010, this is the second time Contact has been included on the TSX Venture 50®, having been acknowledged by the TSX Venture Exchange as one of the top performing stocks in the oil and gas sector in 2011.

Contact's President and CEO, Steve Harding commented, "We are proud to be included on the 2014 TSX Venture 50®, particularly within the challenging Canadian public markets for junior resource companies in 2013. We would like to thank all of our stakeholders, including our shareholders and employees, for their continued support of Contact."

About Contact Exploration Inc.

Contact Exploration Inc. is a public oil and gas company which has a long-term history of operating in Atlantic Canada and has recently demonstrated success in Alberta's liquids-rich Montney Formation tight gas play. For more information, please see the Company's website: www.contactexp.com.

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.

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