Culane Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : CLN

Culane Energy Corp.

November 09, 2010 13:52 ET

Culane Completes $3.26 Million Private Placement

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2010) -

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Culane Energy Corp. ("Culane" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CLN) is pleased to announce that it has now has completed the final closing of its previously announced bought deal private placement (the "Offering") of 2,250,000 "flow-through" common shares (the "Flow-Through Shares") at an issue price of $1.45 per share for gross proceeds to the Company of $3,262,500. An aggregate of 1,400,000 Flow-Through Shares were issued today, in addition to the 850,000 Flow-Through Shares issued on October 26, 2010, as previously announced. The Flow-Through Shares issued today will be subject to a 4 month hold period expiring on March 10, 2010. RBC Capital Markets acted as the sole underwriter for the private placement.

The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used to fund ongoing exploration activities eligible for Canadian exploration expenses ("Qualifying Expenditures") to advance Culane's exploration program in southwest Saskatchewan. The Qualifying Expenditures will be renounced in favour of the subscribers of the Flow-Through Shares effective on or before December 31, 2010.

Culane is a junior oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Western Canada.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. More particularly, this press release contains forward-looking statements related to the use of proceeds from the Offering and the tax treatment of the Flow-Through Shares. The forward-looking statements contained in this document are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by Culane, including: expectations and assumptions concerning the second closing of the Offering, and the satisfaction of other conditions to the completion of and use of proceeds from the Offering. Although Culane believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because Culane can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to the failure to incur Qualifying expenditures and use the proceeds of the private placement as planned. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect Culane's operations and financial results are included in reports, including Culane's annual information form for the financial year ended December 31, 2009, on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of the date hereof and Culane undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws. The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of the date hereof and Culane undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. Culane's common shares and the Flow-Through Shares will not be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

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 release.

Contact Information

  • Culane Energy Corp.
    Donald D. Staus
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 263-2773
    (403) 263-2776 (FAX)
    dstaus@culaneenergycorp.com
    or
    Culane Energy Corp.
    Stewart Larsen
    Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 263-2773
    (403) 263-2776 (FAX)
    slarsen@culaneenergycorp.com
    or
    Culane Energy Corp.
    Thomas H. Field, Vice President,
    Engineering and Operations and Chief Operating Officer
    (403) 263-2773
    (403) 263-2776 (FAX)
    tfield@culaneenergycorp.com
    or
    Culane Energy Corp.
    420, 333 - 5th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 3B6
    www.culaneenergycorp.com