VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Sept. 5, 2013) – Altima Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ARH) (FRANKFURT:AKC) (PINKSHEETS:ARSLF) announces Altima and its joint venture partner Whistler Oil and Gas Pty. Ltd., have reached a milestone in their Chambers Alberta operations, by initiating natural gas and gas condensate sales from the 15-35-41-11W5M well. During the last month, the pipeline and production facilities were completed connecting the 14 -35 well into Altima’s 6.4 kilometer pipeline system to the Baytex header at 4-4-42-10 W5M. Gas and condensate is then moved through the Keyera North Strachan Gas Gathering System to the sales point at the Keyera deep cut facility located at 11-35-37-9 W5M.
On September 4th, the 15-35 well was placed on-stream initiating sales of gas and condensate. The well was brought on-line at a restricted rate of approximately 3MMcf/d to ensure liquids lifting.
The Company also announces that pipeline and facilities construction for the COPOL 14-15-41-11 W5M well is anticipated to begin in the second week of September. Production is expected to commence by mid to late October through the COPOL compressor facility at 9-4-41-11 W5M.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Rick Switzer, President & CEO
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