SOURCE: Synergy Resources Corporation

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December 12, 2013 06:00 ET

Synergy Resources Announces Expansion of Credit Facility to $300 Million

PLATTEVILLE, CO--(Marketwired - December 12, 2013) - Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG) announced that its credit facility led by Community Banks of Colorado has been approved for an increase to $300 million and the borrowing base to $90 million. Synergy has $37 million borrowed on the facility as of November 30, 2013 with a current interest rate of 2.67%.

Monty Jennings, CFO of Synergy Resources, commented, "We are pleased with the increase in the credit facility and our borrowing base which reflects the growth in the PV10 value of our proved reserves to over $236 million as of August 31, 2013. We value the relationship we have developed with Community Banks of Colorado, and the other participants, Amegy Bank, Colorado Business Bank and Texas Capital Bank, in the facility. We also welcome the newest members of the syndicate KeyBanc and SunTrust Banks Inc."

Ed Holloway, President and CEO of Synergy Resources, added, "This credit facility provides meaningful liquidity to Synergy as we continue to develop and expand our Greater Wattenberg Area asset base."

About Synergy Resources Corporation  
Synergy is a Colorado-based independent exploration and production company focused primarily on the development of its assets in the Wattenberg Field in the Denver-Julesburg Basin ("D-J Basin") in Weld County, Colorado. In addition to the Company's Wattenberg Field acreage position, it has also assembled a 20,000 net acre leasehold position directly to the northeast of the Wattenberg Field (the "Northern Extension Area"), which Synergy believes to be prospective for the Niobrara and Greenhorn formations. 

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