WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : WZR

WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

February 09, 2012 07:30 ET

WesternZagros to Present at the 2012 World Outlook Financial Conference

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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or "the Company") will be presenting at the 2012 World Outlook Financial Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Greg Stevenson, CFO of WesternZagros Resources Ltd., will be presenting on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the 7:30 AM Conference Breakfast. WesternZagros will also participate as an exhibitor during the two day conference. A copy of the presentation will be available on the Company's web site at www.westernzagros.com on the day of the presentation.

The 22nd Annual World Outlook Financial Conference is a continuation of The Michael Campbell Money Talks conference series. Since 1990 the Money Talks Conference Series has established itself as the first choice for Canada's sophisticated and active investors. Hosted by Michael Campbell, British Columbia's most respected business analyst, nationwide host of Money Talks radio, Senior Business Analyst for BCTV News on Global TV, the conferences have a mandate to offer unbiased, world-class information and analysis.

About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

WesternZagros is an international natural resources company engaged in acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds two Production Sharing Contracts with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. WesternZagros's shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".

This news release contains certain forward‐looking information relating, but not limited, to operational information, future drilling and testing plans, future production rates and sales, and the timing associated therewith. Forward-looking information typically contains statements with words such as "anticipate", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "potential", "could", or similar words suggesting future outcomes. The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance on forward‐looking information as by its nature, it is based on current expectations regarding future events that involve a number of assumptions, inherent risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by WesternZagros. Readers are also cautioned that disclosed test rates and AOFs may not be indicative of ultimate production levels. In addition, the forward‐looking information is made as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise such to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

Forward‐looking information is not based on historical facts but rather on management's current expectations and assumptions regarding, among other things, plans for and results of drilling activity and testing programs, future capital and other expenditures (including the amount, nature and sources of funding thereof), continued political stability, and timely receipt of any necessary government or regulatory approvals. Although the Company believes the expectations and assumptions reflected in such forward‐looking information are reasonable, they may prove to be incorrect. Forward‐looking information involves significant known and unknown risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by WesternZagros including, but not limited to, risks associated with the oil and gas industry (e.g. operational risks in exploration; inherent uncertainties in interpreting geological data; changes in plans with respect to exploration or capital expenditures; interruptions in operations together with any associated insurance proceedings; the uncertainty of estimates and projections in relation to costs and expenses and health, safety and environmental risks), the risk of commodity price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations, the uncertainty associated with negotiating with foreign governments and risk associated with international activity. For further information on WesternZagros and the risks associated with its business, please see the Company's Annual Information Form dated April 11, 2011, which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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