Delphi Energy Corp.
TSX : DEE

Delphi Energy Corp.

March 18, 2011 09:20 ET

Delphi Energy Announces a Non-Brokered Private Placement Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) -

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Delphi Energy Corp. ("Delphi") (TSX:DEE) announces that it has entered into a non-brokered private placement to an existing shareholder to issue 3,200,000 flow-through common shares of Delphi at an issue price of $2.80 each, resulting in gross proceeds of $8,960,000. Proceeds of the offering will be used to fund Delphi's ongoing capital program. Flow-through qualifying expenditures will be required to be incurred by December 31, 2012. The offering is subject to normal regulatory approvals, including approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Closing is expected to occur on or before March 24, 2011.

Delphi Energy Corp. is a Calgary-based company that explores, develops and produces oil and natural gas in Western Canada. The Company is led by an experienced management team with proven technical expertise in the Company's core areas in the Deep Basin. Delphi trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DEE.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy the securities in the United States. The securities offered have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold in the United States except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

Forward-Looking Statements. This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", may", "will", "should", believe", "intends", "forecast", "plans", "guidance" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements or information. Forward looking statements in this news release include statements regarding the timing and completion of the financing and the use of proceeds. The completion and timing of the proposed private placement equity financing, is based on a number of assumptions, including, that all approvals for the financing will be received, no material adverse change will occur in Delphi's operations nor will there be any of the events that would trigger termination rights under the agreement with the purchaser.

Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and information are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with the impact of general economic conditions, the oil and gas industry in general such as operational risks in development, exploration and production, delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures, the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production rates, costs and expenses, commodity price and exchange rate fluctuations, marketing and transportation, environmental risks, competition, the ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, stock market volatility and changes in tax, royalty and environmental legislation. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's operations or financial results are included in reports on file with the applicable securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). The forward-looking statements and information contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof. Delphi 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.

Contact Information

  • Delphi Energy Corp.
    David J. Reid
    President & CEO
    (403) 265-6171
    or
    Delphi Energy Corp.
    Brian Kohlhammer
    V.P. Finance & CFO
    (403) 265-6171
    (403) 265-6207 (FAX)
    or
    Delphi Energy Corp.
    300, 500 - 4 Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta
    T2P 2V6
    info@delphienergy.ca
    www.delphienergy.ca