Waldron Energy Corporation
TSX : WDN

Waldron Energy Corporation

July 11, 2012 07:00 ET

Waldron Announces Private Placement Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 11, 2012) -

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Waldron Energy Corporation ("Waldron" or the "Corporation") (TSX:WDN) announces that it intends to enter into subscription agreements regarding a non-brokered private placement for a maximum of 3,600,000 common shares on a flow-through basis ("Flow-Through Shares") at $0.57 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $2.05 million. Directors and officers have committed to approximately $1 million of the private placement. Waldron will use the proceeds from the sale of the Flow-Through Shares on eligible Canadian Exploration Expenses which will be renounced to subscribers effective on or before December 31, 2012. The private placement is expected to close on or about July 25, 2012 and is subject to approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange, receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals and other customary conditions.

This financing will provide the Corporation with additional capital for drilling in its core areas targeting the Ellerslie, Glauconite and Belly River prospects.

Waldron is a Calgary, Alberta based corporation engaged in the exploration, development and production of petroleum and natural gas. The Corporation's common shares are currently listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "WDN." Additional information regarding Waldron is available under the Corporation's profile at www.sedar.com or at the Corporation's website, www.waldronenergy.ca.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, nor the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in the United States, nor shall there be any sale of securities mentioned in this press release in any state in the United States in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

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