Primary Petroleum Corporation

Primary Petroleum Corporation

February 09, 2011 08:33 ET

Primary Petroleum Announces Increase to Previously Announced Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2011) -


Primary Petroleum Corporation ("Primary" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PIE)(OTCQX:PETEF) is pleased to announce that it has amended the terms of the previously announced bought-deal public offering led by Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., and including Casimir Capital Ltd. (the "Underwriters"). The offering was increased from 13,900,000 common shares (C$10,008,000) to 20,834,000 common shares (C$15,000,480) at the offering price (the "Offering Price") of C$0.72 per common share (the "Offering"). As a result, the over-allotment option (the "Over-allotment Option") will also increase from up to 2,085,000 common shares, to up to 3,125,100 common shares at a price of C$0.72 per common share. The Over-allotment Option is exercisable, in whole or in part, by the Underwriters, in their sole discretion, at any time up to 30 days after the closing date. If the Over-allotment Option is exercised in full, additional gross proceeds will be C$2,250,072 for total gross proceeds of C$17,250,552.

The Underwriters will receive a cash commission equal to 6% of the gross proceeds of the Offering and broker warrants (the "Broker Warrants") equal to 3% of the number of common shares issued pursuant to the Offering (including those issued pursuant to the Over-allotment Option). Each Broker Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to acquire one common share of the Company at the Offering Price for 12 months following closing of the Offering.

The Offering will be made pursuant to a short form prospectus to be filed by Primary with securities regulators in each of the provinces of Canada, other than the Province of Quebec. Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about February 28, 2011. The Offering is subject to receipt of any necessary regulatory and stock exchange approvals. We refer you to our press release dated February 8, 2011, for additional information.  

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state in the United States in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

About Primary Petroleum Corporation: Primary is a junior oil and gas company engaged in exploration and development activities in Montana and Alberta. The Company's mandate is to continue to acquire strategic land positions of merit in the Sedimentary Basin of the Western United States and Canada and seek out qualified industry partners to exploit and develop them. The Company's public filings may be found at To find out more about Primary Petroleum visit our website at

Investors are cautioned that this press release contains forward looking information. More particularly, this press release contains statements concerning the closing of the Offering. The closing of the offering could be delayed if the Company is not able to obtain the necessary regulatory and stock exchange approvals on the planned timeline. In addition, the Underwriting Agreement contains terms which allow the Underwriters to terminate the financing upon the occurrence of certain stated events. The Offering will not be completed at all if these approvals are not obtained or some other condition to the closing is not satisfied. Accordingly, there is a risk that the Offering will not be completed within the anticipated time or at all. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligations to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

Neither 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 release.

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