CONCORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2012) - Epsilon Energy Ltd. ("Epsilon" or the "Company") (TSX:EPS) today announced the Board of Directors has formally engaged Evercore Partners and Cormark Securities to lead a strategic alternatives analysis. The initial review process is expected to take approximately 90 days.
In response to the significant gap between the value of the Company's underlying assets, and the value being recognized in the Company's stock price, the Board of Directors initiated a review process to consider a range of strategic alternatives with a view to preserving and enhancing shareholder value. On November 8, 2012 the Board of Directors approved the terms on which a Strategic Advisor will be engaged on a fixed fee basis to aid in this process.
Epsilon Energy Ltd. is a North American onshore exploration and production company with a current focus in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, Bakken Shale in Saskatchewan and Basal Belly River in Alberta.
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