CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Jan. 31, 2014) – Storm Resources Ltd. (“Storm”) (TSX VENTURE:SRX) is pleased to announce the successful closing of the previously announced acquisition of a 100% working interest in 29 sections of land in the Umbach-Nig area prospective for liquids rich natural gas from the Montney formation (the “Acquisition”). Included in the Acquisition are two horizontal wells producing from the Montney formation. The total cost of the Acquisition was approximately $87.9 million, which consisted of approximately $30.0 million in cash and 13.6 million common shares (“Common Shares”) of Storm with a deemed value of $4.25 per Common Share, being the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on January 30, 2014.
Closing of the previously announced bought deal financing and non-brokered private placement of Common Shares is still expected to occur on or about February 14, 2014.
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Storm’s actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by such forward-looking statements and, accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements and information contained in this press release. No assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur or, if any of them do, what benefits Storm will derive from them.
Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the operations or financial results of Storm are included in reports on file with applicable securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.SEDAR.com) and on Storm’s website (www.stormresourcesltd.com). The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and Storm undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities laws.
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Storm Resources Ltd.
President and CEO
Storm Resources Ltd.
Donald G. McLean
Storm Resources Ltd.
Manager, Corporate Affairs