Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd.
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Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd.

July 02, 2014 08:30 ET

Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd.: Option Agreement for Offshore African Acreage Terminated

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 2, 2014) - Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SSN), a Forbes & Manhattan Energy Group Company, reports that the exclusive option agreement (the "Option Agreement") entered into with a private company ("Privateco") for the option to acquire an interest in two prospective exploration blocks offshore West Africa has now been terminated.

In connection with the Option Agreement, the Company originally provided a US$1,500,000 advance to Privateco at an interest rate of 10% per annum. Since a definitive agreement for the offshore blocks was not executed, Privateco has now repaid to Stetson the advance, all accrued interest, and the extension fees for extending the term of the Option Agreement.

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This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, without limitation, statements regarding the termination of the Option Agreement and the repayment of all fees, advances and interest. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Stetson, as the case may be, to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, geopolitical and social uncertainties; the actual results of current exploration activities; risks associated with operation in foreign jurisdictions; ability to successfully integrate acquired properties; foreign operations risks; and other risks inherent in the oil and gas industry. Although Stetson has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Stetson does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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