Hemisphere Energy Corporation
TSX VENTURE : HME

Hemisphere Energy Corporation

October 06, 2010 09:30 ET

Hemisphere Engages Investor Relations Services

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2010) - Hemisphere Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:HME) ("Hemisphere Energy") has retained Jose M. Perez of Delta, B.C., to provide corporate development and investor relations services for an initial term of three months. Mr. Perez will be responsible for communicating with Hemisphere Energy's investors, liaising with investment dealers and advisors to increase awareness and to expand Hemisphere Energy's profile within the investment community.

In consideration of the services to be provided, Hemisphere Energy will pay Mr. Perez a monthly retainer of $1,800 and has granted Mr. Perez 30,000 options exercisable at 26 cents per share. The options will expire five years from the grant date of October 6, 2010 and are subject to the TSX Venture Exchange's vesting provisions.

Since 2002 Mr. Perez has provided corporate development, investor relations and administrative services, as a consultant, to reporting and non-reporting issuers.

Mr. Perez does not currently own any common shares of Hemisphere Energy.

Hemisphere Energy is aggressively pursuing acquisition and farm-in opportunities with a focus on oil projects that complement its producing Trutch and Sylvan Lake properties in western Canada.

Hemisphere Energy currently has production from 4 Halfway liquid-rich natural gas wells on its Trutch Property in northeast British Columbia and 10 Edmonton Sand natural gas wells on its Sylvan Lake Property in central Alberta.

Hemisphere Energy also has an inventory of low risk development drilling locations within its Trutch and Sylvan Lake properties. Hemisphere Energy focuses on developing projects with low risk drilling opportunities, multiple zones of potential and long-life reserves that will increase Hemisphere Energy's production, reserves and cash flow.

HEMISPHERE ENERGY CORPORATION

Don Simmons, President & CEO

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" that are based on Hemisphere's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding Hemisphere's outlook for our future operations, plans and timing for the commencement or advancement of exploration and development activities on our properties, and other expectations, intention and plans that are not historical fact. The words "estimates", "projects", "expects", "intends", "believes", "plans", or their negatives or other comparable words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Many of these factors are beyond the control of Hemisphere. Consequently, all forward-looking statements made in this news release are qualified by this cautionary statement and there can be no assurance that actual results or developments anticipated by Hemisphere will be realized. For the reasons set forth above, investors should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Hemisphere disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

This news release may contain forward looking statements based on assumptions and judgments of management regarding future events or results that may prove to be inaccurate as a result of factors beyond its control, and actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

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 news release.

Contact Information

  • Hemisphere Energy Corporation
    Don Simmons
    President and CEO
    (604) 685-9255
    (604) 685-9676 (FAX)
    www.hemisphereenergy.ca