Gordon Creek Energy Inc.

October 24, 2013 13:22 ET

Gordon Creek Energy Inc. (Formerly Thunderbird Energy Corp): Implementation of Name Change and Share Consolidation

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 24, 2013) - Gordon Creek Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GDN) (formerly Thunderbird Energy Corp. TSX-V: TBD) (the "Company") today announced that effective October 24 2013, the Company's name has been changed to Gordon Creek Energy Inc. and the common shares of the Company commenced trading on a consolidated basis on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "GDN". The Company's series of natural gas linked debentures will continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the new symbol "GDN.DB". The name change and 15 for 1 share consolidation were approved by the shareholders at the Company's annual general meeting held June 12th, 2013.

The Company is in the advanced stages of negotiating proposed amendments of the terms of its outstanding debentures, which amended terms will include an extension of the term of the debentures beyond the October 31, 2013 due date. The Company will be making the regular quarterly dividend payment in the normal course following the October 31, 2013 quarter end. These discussions are being held in conjunction with discussions with Sandstorm Metals & Energy Ltd (TSX-V: SND) with respect to the modification of the terms of the Company's current natural gas streaming agreement with Sandstorm. The objective of the amendments will be to strengthen the Company's balance sheet and facilitate raising additional third party capital to advance the development of the Gordon Creek natural gas project. The Company anticipates being in a position to provide a further update at the end of October.

Gordon Creek Energy is an oil and gas exploration and production Company with interests in the US Rockies.

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Information in this news release respecting anticipated trading status of the Company's shares and Debentures, as well as any potential amendment or re-structuring of certain current debt and/ or contractual arrangements constitute forward-looking information. Statements containing forward-looking information express, as at the date of this news release, the Company's plans, expectations, or beliefs as to future events or results are believed to be reasonable based on the information currently available to the Company. The Company does not undertake to update any such forward-looking statements unless required by applicable securities legislation.

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