MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 27, 2013) - Solimar Energy Limited ("Solimar" or "the Company") (ASX:SGY)(TSX VENTURE:SXS) is pleased to announce that the Kreyenhagen Ranch 8-33 well (K 8-33) was successfully drilled and reached TD at 1,590 feet measured dept has issued units and subscription receipts convertible into units as part of a non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of C$500,000. Each unit was issued at a price of C$0.015 and is comprised of one fully paid ordinary share and one warrant exercisable at C$0.05 for the first 12 months and at $0.10 for the subsequent 12 months. The proceeds raised from the issue of 28,234,666 units to investors totals C$423,520. The proceeds raised from the issue of subscription receipts to three directors, which are convertible into 5,098,667 units subject to shareholder approval at the upcoming Annual General Meeting, totals C$76,480.
Assuming shareholder approval is received, Solimar intends to use the proceeds from the placement as follows: approximately $16,000 towards the payment of US Payables; approximately $113,000 for the Payment of Australian Payables; Approximately $160,000 for the payment of interest on debentures; and approximately $211,000 for its US drilling commitments. The private placement was approved by the Corporation's board of directors, excluding those directors who have a direct interest in the private placement.
The issue of 14,066,667 shares is being done under the Company's 10% placement capacity per Listing Rule 7.1A and the balance of the shares and the issue of the warrants under the Company's 15% placement capacity per Listing Rule 7.1
Solimar also wishes to advise that its financial report for the year ended 30 June 2013 is being finalised and is due to be released on or about the close of business Monday September 30, 2013 (Australia). Following the release of the financial report the Company will release a cleansing statement per section 708A(5). The financial report will reflect the Company's financial position at 30 June and incorporate the effect of recent writedowns in some of the Company's projects in particular Southeast Lost Hills and Paloma.
The Corporation also provides notice to the holders of outstanding debentures ("February Debentureholders") which were issued pursuant to the trust indenture dated February 10, 2012, as amended and restated on July 27, 2012, that the Corporation wishes to satisfy its obligation to pay interest to February Debentureholders on September 30, 2013 by issuing and delivering up to an aggregate of 7,000,000 Common Shares at a price of $0.01 per share.
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Reader Advisory: Forward-looking statements
This news release contains forward-looking information relating to the Corporation's financial report for the year ended 30 June 2013, the planned development and exploration activities on the properties in which the Company has interests, and other statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking information is subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The results or events predicated in this forward-looking information may differ materially from actual results or events. As a result, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information.
Forward-looking information is based on certain factors and assumptions. While the Company considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect.
Forward looking-information is subject to certain factors, including risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from what is currently expected. These factors include risks associated with the instability of the economic environments in which the Company operates or owns interests, oil and gas exploration, development, exploitation, production, marketing and transportation, loss of markets, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve estimates, environmental risks, competition from other producers, inability to retain drilling rigs and other services, incorrect assessment of the value of acquisitions, failure to realize the anticipated benefits of acquisitions, delays resulting from or inability to obtain required regulatory approvals and ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, reliance on key personnel, regulatory risks and delays, including risks relating to the acquisition of necessary licenses and permits, environmental risks and insurance risks.
You should not place undue importance on forward-looking information and should not rely upon this information as of any other date. While the Company may elect to, the Company is under no obligation and does not undertake to update this information at any particular time, except as required by law.