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Americas Petrogas Announces Grant of Options to Directors and Officers

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Americas Petrogas Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BOE) announces that it has granted stock options to purchase up to 3,400,000 common shares of the Company to certain officers and directors of the Company. The options have an exercise price of $1.88 per common share, vest over four years and expire on May 2, 2018.

About Americas Petrogas Inc.

Americas Petrogas Inc. is a Canadian company whose shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "BOE". Americas Petrogas has conventional and unconventional (shale and tight sands) oil and gas interests in numerous blocks in the Neuquen Basin of Argentina. Americas Petrogas has joint venture partners, including ExxonMobil, Apache and Gran Tierra Energy, on various blocks in Argentina. For more information about Americas Petrogas, please visit www.americaspetrogas.com