Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd.

December 30, 2013 17:00 ET

Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. Announces First Closing of Private Placement Offering

Company also announces extension of debenture interest payment

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Dec. 30, 2013) -


Donald Benson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:NOG), today announced the first closing of the Corporation's previously announced non-brokered private placement offering of flow-through units (the "Offering"). The Corporation issued 528,400 flow-through units (the "Units") at a price of $0.05 per Unit for gross proceeds of $26,420 to various subscribers, all of whom are considered insiders.

Each Unit consisted of one Class A common share of the Corporation issued as a "flow-through share" within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (a "Flow-through Share") and one Class A common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one regular Class A common share of the Corporation at a price of $0.05 for a period of 60 months from the date of issuance. The Flow-through Shares and Warrants will be restricted from transfer for a period of four months and a day from the date hereof in accordance with applicable securities laws.

The closing of the Offering is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The Corporation anticipates undertaking a second closing of the Offering in the coming weeks.

In other news, Mr. Benson also announced today that that the date of interest payment for the Company's Series C, 3 year, 10% Secured Convertible Redeemable Debentures originally scheduled to mature on August 5, 2014, and amended to December 5, 2014, with an interest payment due December 5, 2013, with a 30-day grace period to January 5, 2014 has been further extended to December 14, 2014.

Beneficial holders representing the requisite percentage of the principal amount of the debentures required to facilitate the extensions provided written consent to the Trustee of the Debenture, Computershare Trust Company of Canada.

About Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd.

Nordic Oil and Gas Ltd. is a junior oil and gas company engaged in the exploration and development of oil, natural gas and Coal Bed Methane in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Corporation is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trades under the symbol NOG. Nordic was one of the "2008 TSX Venture 50" companies, a ranking of the top 10 public venture capital companies in five industry sectors listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

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 the contents of this News Release.

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