Sintana Energy Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SNN

Sintana Energy Inc.

December 09, 2014 13:56 ET

Sintana Energy Announces Filing of Final Prospectus

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2014) -

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Sintana Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SNN) ("Sintana" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has filed a (final) short form prospectus with the securities regulators of each of the Provinces of Canada, except Quebec, for its previously announced marketed public offering (the "Offering") of units of the Company (the "Units"). Canaccord Genuity Corp. is acting as lead agent on behalf of a syndicate of agents that includes Cormark Securities Inc. and M Partners Inc. (collectively, the "Agents").

The Offering will be priced at $0.09 per Unit ("Offering Price") for minimum gross proceeds of approximately $1,600,000 and maximum gross proceeds of approximately $3,500,000, representing 17,777,777 and 38,888,889 Units respectively. Each Unit shall consist of one common share of Sintana and one-half of one share purchase warrant, with each whole share purchase warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.12 for a period of 12 months from the closing of the Offering.

The Offering is expected to close on or about December 16, 2014 and is subject to the Company receiving all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund the Company's 2015 exploration and development programs and for general corporate purposes. The Company shall pay to the Agents a cash commission equal to up to 6% of the gross proceeds of the Offering, calculated on sales of Units outside of the United States, and shall issue broker warrants entitling the Agents to acquire, in the aggregate, such number of common shares of the Company as is equal to up to 6% of the aggregate number of Units sold pursuant to the Offering, calculated on sales of Units outside of the United States, at the Offering Price for a period of 12 months.

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

ABOUT SINTANA ENERGY:

The Company is engaged in petroleum and natural gas exploration and development activities in the Magdalena Basin, Colombia. The Company's exploration strategy is to acquire, explore, develop and produce superior quality assets with significant reserve potential.

The Company's private participation interests in Colombia include 100% of the conventional and 30% of the unconventional resource in the 43,158 acre VMM-37 Block and a 15% carried private participation interest in the conventional and unconventional formations of the 154,909 acre VMM-4 Block, both of which are located in the Middle Magdalena Basin. Sintana also has a 30% private participation interest in the 34,194 acre Talora Block and 30% private participation interests in 272,021 acres in the COR-39 & COR-11 Blocks, all three of which are located in the Upper Magdalena Basin. These interests are subject to all applicable regulatory and government approvals, including those of Colombia's Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (the ANH).

On behalf of Sintana Energy

Doug Manner

Chief Executive Officer

For additional information or to sign-up to receive periodic updates about Sintana's Colombia projects, and ongoing corporate activities, please visit the Company's website at www.sintanaenergy.com.

Forward-Looking Statement

This news release contains certain forward-looking information and statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "may", "might", "will", "project", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information and/or statements. Forward-looking statements and/or information are based on a number of material factors, expectations and/or assumptions of Sintana which have been used to develop such statements and/or information but which may prove to be incorrect. Although Sintana believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and/or information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements as Sintana can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified herein, assumptions have been made regarding, among other things: that Sintana will continue to conduct its operations in a manner consistent with past operations; results from drilling activities; the accuracy of the estimates of resource volumes and interpretations of drilling activity results; availability of financing and/or cash flow to fund current and future plans and expenditures; the impact of increasing competition; the general stability of the economic and political environment in which Sintana has participation interests; the general continuance of current industry conditions; the timely receipt of any required regulatory approvals; the ability of Sintana to obtain qualified staff, equipment and/or services in a timely and cost efficient manner; the ability of the operator of each project in which Sintana has participation interests to operate in a safe, efficient and/or effective manner and to fulfill its respective obligations and current plans; future commodity prices; currency, exchange and/or interest rates; regulatory framework regarding royalties, taxes and/or environmental matters in the jurisdictions in which Sintana has participation interests; and the ability of Sintana to successfully market its oil and/or natural gas products.
The forward-looking information and statements included in this news release are not guarantees of future performance and should not be unduly relied upon. Such information and/or statements, including the assumptions made in respect thereof, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results and/or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking information and/or statements including, without limitation: risks associated with the uncertainty of exploration results and estimates; inaccurate estimation of Sintana's oil and/or natural gas resource volumes; currency fluctuations; the uncertainty of conducting operations under a foreign regime; exploration risk; the uncertainty of obtaining all applicable regulatory approvals; the availability of labour and/or equipment; the fluctuating prices of oil and/or natural gas; the availability of financing pursuant to the Offering and otherwise; the use of proceeds of the Offering, and the Company's dependence on Sintana's management personnel, other participants in the property areas and/or certain other risks detailed from time-to-time in Sintana's public disclosure documents, (including, without limitation, those risks identified in this news release). Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligations to update publicly and/or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of additional information, future events and/or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Neither the 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 and/or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Sintana Energy Inc.
    Douglas Manner
    Chief Executive Officer
    832.279.4913

    Sintana Energy Inc.
    Sean Austin
    Vice President
    713.825.9591
    www.sintanaenergy.com