CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Aug. 9, 2013) – Artek Exploration Ltd. (“Artek” or the “Company”) (TSX:RTK) is pleased to announce that it has closed its recently announced Fireweed asset acquisition resulting in the further strategic expansion of the Company’s core operating and producing area in northeastern British Columbia. The closing of this transaction builds on the Company’s strategy of continuing to consolidate a significant resource base in its core Inga/Fireweed area of operations bringing Artek’s aggregated holdings to 107 (61 net) sections of land with Doig rights and 120 (71 net) sections of land with Montney rights and including important infrastructure additions.
Artek is an oil and gas exploration and production company whose shares are traded on the TSX under the trading symbol “RTK”.
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Artek Exploration Ltd.
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