NuVista: Report on Voting from the 2013 Shareholders Meeting

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CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - NuVista Energy Ltd. ("NuVista" or the "Corporation") (NVA.TO) announces that the following matters were voted upon at the annual and special meeting of the shareholders of NuVista held on May 8, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the Notice of Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Information Circular dated March 27, 2013 (the "Circular").

1. Election of Directors

By resolution passed via ballot, the following eight nominees were appointed as Directors of the Corporation to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed. The results of the ballot were as follows:

Name of Nominee Votes For Percent Votes Withheld Percent
W. Peter Comber 77,863,531 99.71% 228,152 0.29%
Ronald J. Eckhardt 77,897,329 99.75% 194,354 0.25%
Pentti O. Karkkainen 77,870,836 99.72% 220,847 0.28%
Keith A. MacPhail 77,558,512 99.32% 533,171 0.68%
Ronald J. Poelzer 77,621,368 99.40% 470,315 0.60%
Sheldon B. Steeves 77,612,378 99.39% 479,305 0.61%
Jonathan A. Wright 77,500,585 99.24% 591,098 0.76%
Grant A. Zawalsky 74,162,520 94.97% 3,929,163 5.03%

2. Appointment of Auditors

By resolution passed via ballot, KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, were appointed as auditors of the Corporation to hold office until close of the next annual meeting or until their successors are duly appointed, and the directors were authorized to fix their remuneration. The results of the ballot were as follows:

Votes For Percent Votes Withheld Percent
77,929,039 99.79% 165,135 0.21%

4. Approval of 2013 Stock Option Plan

By resolution passed via ballot, the Corporation's 2013 stock option plan as described in the Circular were approved. The results of the ballot were as follows:

Votes For Percent Votes Withheld Percent
66,999,218 85.80% 11,088,623 14.20%

INVESTOR INFORMATION

NuVista is an independent Canadian oil and natural gas exploration, development and production corporation with its Common Shares trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NVA".

Contact:
NuVista Energy Ltd.
Jonathan Wright
President and CEO
(403) 538-8501
NuVista Energy Ltd.
Robert F. Froese
VP, Finance and CFO
(403) 538-8530

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