Redcliffe Exploration Inc.
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Redcliffe Exploration Inc.

April 30, 2008 19:53 ET

Redcliffe Closes Private Placement Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) -

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Redcliffe Exploration Inc. ("Redcliffe" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:RXP.A) (TSX VENTURE:RXP.B) announces that it has closed its previously announced brokered private placement financing with a syndicate of underwriters led by Northern Securities Inc., and including GMP Securities L.P., Raymond James Ltd. and Emerging Equities Inc., for aggregate gross proceeds of $6,580,575. As a result, the Corporation issued 6,510,137 units (the "Units") at $0.55 per Unit, and 4,545,454 flow-through Class A shares (the "Flow-Through Shares") at a price of $0.66 per Flow-Through Share. Each Unit is comprised of one (1) Class A share (the "Shares") and one-half (1/2) of a non-transferable Share purchase warrant (the "Warrants"). Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire an additional Share at an exercise price of $0.70 for a period of twelve (12) months following the closing date of the offering. The securities issued under the offering are subject to a four month hold period, expiring on August 31, 2008.

Proceeds from the Unit offering will be used to fund the Corporation's ongoing drilling program in its core focus areas and for general corporate purposes. Proceeds from the Flow-Through Share offering will be used to incur qualifying expenditures.

Redcliffe is a Calgary, Alberta based company engaged in the exploration for, and development and production of conventional crude oil and natural gas reserves in western Canada. Redcliffe's strategy is to build shareholder value through internally generated exploration and development drilling, and through selective acquisitions. Redcliffe's areas of operational focus include the Peace River Arch and Pembina areas of Alberta.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains statements about future events that are forward looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties such as changes in plans or the occurrence of unexpected events. Actual results may differ from the estimates provided by management.

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

Contact Information

  • Redcliffe Exploration Inc.
    Daryl H. Connolly
    President & CEO
    (403) 539-8440
    (403) 539-8433 (FAX)
    Email: dconnolly@redcliffe.ca
    or
    Redcliffe Exploration Inc.
    George Gramatke
    Vice President, Finance & CFO
    (403) 539-8442
    (403) 539-8433 (FAX)
    Email: ggramatke@redcliffe.ca