RED DEER, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec 28, 2012) - Blue Horizon Industries Inc. ("Blue Horizon" or the "Corporation") (CNSX:BH) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Blue Horizon Bio-Diesel Inc ("BH Bio-Diesel") has successfully completed financing and the purchase of a re-newable diesel demonstration plant. The Corporation also announces today that its wholly owned subsidiary Blue Horizon Energy Inc. ("BH Energy"), has sold working interests in three oil assets held by the BH Energy to an arm''s length third party ( the "Purchaser") of Calgary Alberta. The Corporation sold an undivided 30% working interest in its Northern Alberta heavy oil property referred to as "the Normandville" property. In the same transaction agreement, the Corporation sold 100% of the working interest held in the "Haro" prospective property. In a separate transaction the Corporation sold 10% of the working interest held in the "Waskahigan" prospective property.
The Purchaser has paid total consideration of $1,178,052 to the Corporation for the oil assets.
The Corporation and BH Bio-Diesel entered into two short-term loan agreements for a total of $382,000. Both loans will be paid back in full by December 31, 2013. The details of the loan will not be disclosed in this press release. The funds will be used to purchase the re-newable diesel demonstration plant located in Reno, Nevada.
Don Allan, President and CEO of Blue Horizon said "It was important to diverse of our oil assets in order to concentrate on the development of the re-newable diesel business as well it allowed us to settle some debts in the oil company. The purchase of the plant, is a significant step forward in our business plan to be a major producer of re-newable diesel".
About Blue Horizon Industries Inc.
Blue Horizon Industries Inc. is a diversified industrial company with a four-fold strategic focus. The Corporation operates through three subsidiary companies; Blue Horizon Energy Inc. - 100% owned ("Blue Horizon Energy"), Blue Horizon Bio-Diesel Inc. - 100% owned ("BH Bio-Diesel") and Blue Horizon Mining Inc. - 74% owned ("BH Mining"). Blue Horizon Contracting ("BH Contracting") and BH Energy are wholly-owned divisions of Blue Horizon Energy. BH Contracting is currently working with BH Bio-Diesel on the dismantling and re-erection of the demonstration plant, while BH Energy is exploring for oil and gas in Western Canada having participated in 3 test wells and one producing well in 2011. BH Mining is advancing two mining projects in British Columbia and BH Bio-Diesel has an exclusive sub-license agreement to build green renewable-diesel plants in Canada.
The shares of the parent company, Blue Horizon Industries Inc., are listed to trade on the Canadian National Stock Exchange ("CNSX") under the symbol BH.
Further information with respect to the Blue Horizon Group of Companies can be obtained by visiting: www.blue-horizon.ca.
This news release may contain certain forward-looking information. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, is forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the company''s disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.