CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ – Paramount Resources Ltd. (TSX: POU) (“Paramount”) and Trilogy Energy Corp. (TSX: TET) (“Trilogy”) are pleased to announce that the previously announced merger of Paramount and Trilogy has been completed. Under the merger, Paramount has acquired all of the outstanding Trilogy shares not already owned by it in exchange for Paramount shares, on the basis of one Paramount share for every 3.75 Trilogy shares. As a result, Trilogy expects that its shares will be delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange at the close of business on or about September 15, 2017. Trilogy’s name will be changed to Paramount Resources (TEC) Ltd. today.
“The merger, along with the recently completed acquisition of Apache Canada Ltd. by Paramount, will make Paramount a well-funded intermediate exploration & production company with significant land positions in the best resource plays in the basin” said Clayton Riddell, the Executive Chairman of Paramount and Trilogy. Mr. Riddell also said that “Paramount will be managed by a team of professionals who are second to none and who will work to ensure Paramount prospers regardless of commodity prices.”
Paramount is an independent, publicly traded, Canadian energy company that explores and develops unconventional and conventional petroleum and natural gas prospects, including long-term unconventional exploration and pre-development projects, and holds a portfolio of investments in other entities. Paramount’s principal properties are primarily located in Alberta and British Columbia. Paramount’s Class A common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “POU”.