CALGARY, ALBERTA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - July 10, 2013) -
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Antrim Energy Inc. (AEN.TO)(AEY.L) ("Antrim" or the "Company") Antrim Energy Inc., a Canada-based international exploration and production company, today announced the sale of its option to acquire up to a 30% interest in the production sharing agreement for the Pemba-Zanzibar exploration licence offshore and onshore Tanzania. Cash consideration paid to Antrim was US $7.5 million and the effective date of the sale was 9 July 2013. There are no wells, production, reserves or resources associated with the transaction.
Proceeds from the sale will improve the Company's future capital expenditure reserves.
Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
This press release and any documents incorporated by reference herein contain certain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding Antrim's future business plans, which are based on Antrim's internal reasonable expectations, estimates, projections, assumptions and beliefs as at the date of such statements. Forward-looking statements often, but not always, are identified by the use of words such as "seek", "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "targeting", "forecast", "achieve" and "intend" and statements that an event or result "may", "will", "should", "could" or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. These statements are not guarantees of future events or performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements and information. Antrim believes that the expectations reflected in those forward-looking statements and information are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements and information included in this press release and any documents incorporated by reference herein should not be unduly relied upon. Such forward-looking statements and information speak only as of the date of this press release or the particular document incorporated by reference herein and Antrim does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information, except as required by applicable laws.
In accordance with AIM guidelines, Mr. Terry Lederhouse, P. Eng. and VP - Commercial of Antrim, is the qualified person that has reviewed the technical information contained in this news release. Mr. Lederhouse has over 37 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.