SOURCE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

August 14, 2014 15:42 ET

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Penn West Petroleum Ltd. and Its Board of Directors and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of October 3, 2014 -- PWE

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 14, 2014) - Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Penn West Petroleum Ltd. ("PennWest" or the "Company") (NYSE: PWE) securities between May 4, 2012 and July 29, 2014.

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The complaint alleges that (a) Penn West improperly classified operating expenses as property, plant and equipment without documentary support, resulting in an overstatement of capital expenditures; (b) Penn West incorrectly classified certain operating expenses as royalty expenses; (c) Penn West lacked adequate internal controls over financial reporting; (d) Penn West was not in compliance with certain of its covenants under its unsecured, revolving syndicated bank facility; and (e) as a result of the foregoing, Penn West's financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

If you suffered a loss in Penn West you have until October 3, 2014 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. To obtain additional information, contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/penn-west-petroleum-pwe.

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    Joseph Levi, Esq.
    Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
    30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
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