Sintana Energy Inc. Grants Incentive Stock Options

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Toronto, Canada - Sintana Energy Inc. (SNN.V) (“Sintana” or the “Company”) reports that its Board of Directors has approved grants of a total of 3,400,000 stock options to four officers of the Company. The options have an exercise price of $0.20, vest in three equal tranches over the next 24 months and expire in April of 2018.

ABOUT SINTANA ENERGY

The Company is primarily engaged in petroleum and natural gas exploration and development activities in Colombia and Peru. The Company’s exploration strategy is to acquire, explore, develop and produce superior quality assets with significant reserve potential.

The Company’s private participation interests in Colombia include 100% of the conventional and 30% of the unconventional in the 43,158 acre VMM-37 Block, located in the Middle Magdalena Basin. A 30% private participation interest in the 58,570 acre Talora Block, 30% in 272,021acres in the COR-39 & COR-11 Blocks and 25% carried private participation interest in the 154,909 acre VMM-4 and the 59,522 acre VMM-15 Blocks all located in the Upper Magdalena Basin. In the Llanos Basin, the Company has a carried 25% private participation interest in the 11,624 acre LLA-18 Block. In the Sechura Basin, Peru the Company has a 25% interest in the 175,000 acre Bayovar Block XXVII. These interests are subject to all applicableregulatory and governmental approvals, including those of Colombia's National Hydrocarbon Agency (ANH). The Company continues to evaluate a portfolio of exploration opportunities in South America.

On behalf of Sintana Energy

“Doug Manner”
Chief Executive Officer

For additional information or to receive timely updates about Sintana’s South America projects and recent corporate activities please visit the Company’s website at www.sintanaenergy.com or email info@sintanaenergy.com

Corporate Contact:
Douglas Manner
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 832.279.4913

Corporate Contact:
Sean Austin
Vice President
Tel: 713.825.9591

Forward-Looking Statement

This news release may contain certain forward-looking information and statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "may", "will", "project", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information or statements. Forward-looking statements or information are based on a number of material factors, expectations or assumptions of Sintana which have been used to develop such statements and information but which may prove to be incorrect. Although Sintana believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements or information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements as Sintana can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified herein, assumptions have been made regarding, among other things: that Sintana will continue to conduct its operations in a manner consistent with past operations; results from drilling activities; the accuracy of the estimates of Sintana's resource volumes and interpretations of drilling activity results; availability of financing and/or cash flow to fund Sintana's current and future plans and expenditures; the impact of increasing competition; the general stability of the economic and political environment in which Sintana operates; the general continuance of current industry conditions; the timely receipt of any required regulatory approvals; the ability of Sintana to obtain qualified staff, equipment and services in a timely and cost efficient manner; the ability of the operator of the projects in which Sintana has an interest in to operate the field in a safe, efficient and effective manner; future commodity prices; currency, exchange and interest rates; regulatory framework regarding royalties, taxes and environmental matters in the jurisdictions in which Sintana operates; and the ability of Sintana to successfully market its oil and natural gas products. The forward-looking information and statements included in this news release are not guarantees of future performance and should not be unduly relied upon. Such information and statements, including the assumptions made in respect thereof, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking information or statements including, without limitation: risks associated with the uncertainty of exploration results and estimates, inaccurate estimation of Sintana’s oil and gas resource volumes, currency fluctuations, the uncertainty of conducting operations under a foreign regime, exploration risk, the uncertainty of obtaining all applicable regulatory approvals, the availability of labour and equipment, the fluctuating prices of oil and natural gas, the availability of financing and the Company’s dependence on Sintana’s management personnel, other participants in the property areas and certain other risks detailed from time-to-time in Sintana's public disclosure documents, (including, without limitation, those risks identified in this news release and Sintana's Annual Information Form). Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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