Peat Resources Limited

TSX VENTURE : PET


Peat Resources Limited

May 20, 2014 11:57 ET

Peat Resources Limited Announces Closing of Loan and Debt Settlement Agreements

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - Peat Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:PET) -

The company is pleased to report that it has closed the loan transaction referred to in the company's news release of April 21, 2014, being a loan to the company of $250,000 on the following terms: payable in one year, with 12.0% annual interest, payable earlier at the option of the company without notice or bonus, secured against all of the assets of the company. An agent's commission was paid as described in the April 21, 2014 news release. The funds have been used for working capital and to settle the cash payments to insiders of the company as disclosed in the company's news release of March 24, 2014, in which insiders exchanged $614,301 of debt for a total cash payment of $70,220 plus 2,000,000 shares.

Peat Resources Limited was formed to explore, develop and produce peat fuel - a sustainable bioenergy resource. The company is active in Ontario and Newfoundland. The company has developed an environmentally acceptable harvesting and processing system to supply consistent quality peat fuel in long-term (+ 20 year) contracts to utilities and other industrial operations for heat and power generation. The Company is also investigating development of value-added biocarbon derivatives from peat pellets such as activated carbon for which there is growing demand in many industrial and domestic applications.

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve potential, exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the statements. There are certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. These include market prices, exploitation and exploration
successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company, investors should review registered filings at www.sedar.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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