Pan Orient Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : POE

Pan Orient Energy Corp.

July 06, 2007 14:05 ET

Pan Orient Announces Private Placement Allocated

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2007) -

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Further to yesterdays news release, Pan Orient Energy Corp. ("Pan Orient") (TSX VENTURE:POE) is pleased to report that its announced financing has been fully allocated. The company will issue, by way of a non-brokered private placement, 1.5 million common shares at $4.25 per share, for gross proceeds of $6,375,000 Closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about July 13, 2007 and is subject to the receipt of necessary regulatory approvals. The common shares issued will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of closing.

The net proceeds from the offering will be used by Pan Orient to accelerate exploration on the Company's 100% owned concession L53/48, located onshore Thailand, and new venture opportunities in Thailand, India and Indonesia.

Pan Orient is a Calgary, Alberta based oil and gas exploration and production company with operations currently located onshore Thailand and in Western Canada.

The common shares of Pan Orient have not and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S." Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any U.S. person except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. The common shares may also be offered on a private placement basis to institutional investors in the United Kingdom.

40,134,842 common shares issued.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Pan Orient Energy Corp.
    Jeff Chisholm
    President and CEO
    (403) 294-1770
    or
    Pan Orient Energy Corp.
    Jason Bednar
    Vice President Finance and CFO
    (403) 294-1770
    Email: jason@panorient.ca