LNG Energy Ltd.

LNG Energy Ltd.

August 20, 2013 08:00 ET

LNG Energy Ltd. Completes Acquisition of Enterprise Energy Resources Ltd.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 20, 2013) - LNG Energy Ltd. ("LNG") (TSX VENTURE:LNG) and Enterprise Energy Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:EER) ("Enterprise") are pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Enterprise by LNG (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition increases LNG's net working interest in PPL 319 in Papua New Guinea to 16.85% and in PPLs 320, 321 and 322 to 84.25%.

Under the terms of the Acquisition, LNG issued 238,633,975 common shares in exchange for all of the 47,726,795 issued and outstanding common shares of Enterprise, on the basis of five LNG shares for each whole Enterprise share (see June 25, 2013 press release) (the "Exchange Ratio"). Enterprise stock options will also become vested and continue in accordance with the terms of the plan of arrangement, and will be exercisable into LNG common shares, subject to adjustment in number and exercise price based on the Exchange Ratio. If all such stock options are exercised, an additional 14,075,000 common shares of LNG would be issuable.

For additional information on the transaction, please refer to Enterprise's information circular dated July 5, 2013 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About LNG

LNG is a Canadian exploration and development company focused on developing oil and gas properties in Papua New Guinea, Poland and Bulgaria. LNG holds in Papua New Guinea a 16.85% net interest in PPL 319 and a 84.25% interest in 3 additional PPLs in northern Papua New Guinea (which collectively cover approximately 5.5 million gross acres) and a 20% net interest in PRL 13 (which covers approximately 42,000 gross acres). LNG has entered into a farm-in agreement with subsidiaries of Heritage Oil PLC under which those subsidiaries acquired an 80% interest in PPL 319 and PRL 13, subject to fulfillment of work commitments under the farm-in agreement. LNG has a 20.18% net interest in approximately 734,000 gross acres of prospective shales in Poland together with BNK Petroleum Inc., Sorgenia E&P S.p.A., and Rohol-Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft. LNG is operator and has a 50% net interest in approximately 360,000 gross acres of prospective shales in Poland together with San Leon Energy. LNG has entered into a farm-in agreement relating to 405,080 acres of prospective argillite formation in Bulgaria with Direct Petroleum Bulgaria EOOD, a subsidiary of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. LNG also holds a 100% working interest (80% net revenue interest) in approximately 13,000 net mineral acres of oil and gas leases in Daniels and Sheridan Counties located in north east Montana as well as a 100% working interest (79% net revenue interest) in approximately 46,700 net acres of oil and gas leases in Cascade County, in western Montana. LNG shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "LNG". Further information is available under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com.


David Nelson, President & CEO

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute "forward-looking information" as such term is used in applicable Canadian securities laws, including information regarding the acquisition. Forward-looking information is based on plans and estimates of management at the date the information is provided and certain factors and assumptions of management. Forward looking information is subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause plans, estimates and actual results to vary materially from those projected in such forward-looking information. Factors that could cause the forward-looking information in this news release to change or to be inaccurate include, but are not limited to, the risks related to unsatisfactory results of due diligence, international operations and doing business in foreign jurisdictions, risks associated with the oil and gas industry and exploratory and development activities generally (e.g., operational risks in development, exploration and production, delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures, risks associated with equipment procurement and equipment failure), the risk of commodity price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations, risks related to future royalty rate changes, and risks and uncertainties associated with securing and maintaining necessary regulatory approvals, and counterparty risk related to the stability and viability of the Company's joint venture participants.

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