Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.

September 19, 2013 02:00 ET

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. Completes Purchase of Additional Shares in Australian Subsidiary

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Sept. 19, 2013) - Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:FO)(AIM:FOG)(ESM:FAC) ("Falcon" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, further to the press release of 24th July 2013, it has completed the purchase of 2,462,686 shares from certain of the remaining shareholders in Falcon Oil & Gas Australia Ltd. ("FOGA").

As previously announced, the consideration was 2.25 common shares in Falcon for every one FOGA ordinary share held. The valuation used in this offer was the same used in the recently completed acquisition of Sweetpea Petroleum Pty Ltd's 24.2% holding in FOGA. As a result of this transaction, 5,541,044 new Falcon common shares have been issued. Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the new shares to be admitted to trading on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.

FOGA is a subsidiary of Falcon and is the registered holder of four exploration permits in the Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory, Australia. Following the completion Falcon holds 202,462,686 shares in FOGA, representing 98.1% of the issued share capital of FOGA.

This transaction is subject to final approval from TSXV.

About Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.

Falcon is an international oil & gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of conventional and unconventional oil and gas assets, with the current portfolio spread between Australia, South Africa and Hungary. Falcon is incorporated in British Columbia, Canada and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with a technical team based in Budapest, Hungary.

For further information on Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. please visit www.falconoilandgas.com.

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

  • Falcon Oil and Gas Ltd.
    +353 1 417 1900

    Falcon Oil and Gas Ltd.
    Philip O'Quigley
    +353 87 814 7042

    Falcon Oil and Gas Ltd.
    John Craven
    Non-Executive Chairman
    +353 1 417 1900

    FTI Consulting
    Edward Westropp
    +44 207 269 7230

    FTI Consulting
    Natalia Erikssen
    +44 207 269 9348

    Davy (NOMAD & Joint Broker)
    John Frain / Anthony Farrell
    +353 1 679 6363

    GMP Securities Europe LLP (Joint Broker)
    Rob Collins / Alexandra Carse
    +44 20 7647 2800

    Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Joint Broker)
    David Porter
    +44 207 894 7000