GeoGlobal Resources Inc.

GeoGlobal Resources Inc.

July 03, 2012 21:03 ET

GeoGlobal Announces Extension of Deadlines for Drilling at Samuel License

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 3, 2012) - GeoGlobal Resources Inc. ("GeoGlobal" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT:GGR) (NYSE Amex:GGR) today announced that the Ministry of Energy and Water of the State of Israel (the "Ministry") has granted an extension of the dates for the execution of a drilling contract and the spudding of the first well on the Samuel offshore license as follows:

Original date Revised date
Drilling Contract Execution Date July 1, 2012 October 31, 2012
Submission of an Environmental Study - July 10, 2012
Spudding of first well October 1, 2012 April 30, 2013

The date for the submission of the Environmental Study is a new milestone, and GeoGlobal believes the study will be submitted within this timeline.

"Securing this extension means we have sufficient time to secure a rig on the most favourable terms possible," said Paul B. Miller, President and CEO of GeoGlobal.

GeoGlobal holds a 34.872% participating interest in the Samuel license and is a co-operator through our partnership with Adira Energy and a commonly owned Israeli company, Adira Geo Global Ltd.

About GeoGlobal

GeoGlobal Resources Inc., headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a U.S. publicly traded oil and gas company, which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the pursuit of petroleum and natural gas in high potential exploration targets through exploration and development in India, Israel and Colombia.

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