Westbridge Energy Corporation
TSX VENTURE : WEB
FRANKFURT : PUQ1

Westbridge Energy Corporation

April 15, 2013 08:00 ET

Westbridge Energy Corporation Announces Stock Option Grant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2013) - Westbridge Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:WEB)(FRANKFURT:PUQ1) ("Westbridge") Westbridge announces the granting of 3,462,500 incentive stock options to its Directors, Officers, employees and consultants pursuant to its share option plan. Each option will entitle the holder to acquire a common share of Westbridge at an exercisable price of C$0.15 until April 15, 2018. The options will vest in accordance with the plan or as otherwise required by the Exchange. The grant is subject to regulatory approval.

About Westbridge

Westbridge Energy Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and development company with a robust portfolio of oil and gas licenses in the vastly under-explored and highly prospective Walvis basin, Offshore Namibia. Westbridge continuously reviews accretive new international oil and gas opportunities to grow its portfolio and create shareholder value.

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