TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2016) - MCW Energy Group Limited ("MCW") (TSX VENTURE:MCW)(MCWEF), a Canadian holding company involved in the development of environmentally-friendly oil sands technologies and the production of oil from Utah's oil sands, announces the closing of a previously announced definitive agreement to acquire a controlling interest in a Houston-based, exploration and production (E&P) company, Accord GR Energy, Inc. ("Accord"). Pursuant to the agreement, MCW acquired 57.3% of all issued and outstanding shares of Accord, in consideration for 59,698,300 shares of MCW and warrants to purchase 2,000,000 shares of MCW at US$0.25 per share for three years. The securities issued are subject to a four month hold period from the date of issuance.
In addition, MCW has entered into two shares for debt agreements, pursuant to which MCW will issue 953,293 common shares in satisfaction of an aggregate of US$110,000 of indebtedness currently owed to two arm's length service providers. MCW determined to satisfy the indebtedness with common shares in order to preserve its cash for use on its extraction technology in Asphalt Ridge, Utah. The shares will be issued upon acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange. The common shares issued in satisfaction of the indebtedness will be subject to a four month hold period from the date of issuance.
About MCW Energy Group Limited
MCW Energy Group Limited is focused on value creation via the development and implementation of (i) proprietary, environmentally-friendly oil sands extraction technologies and remedial tailings ponds project solutions, (ii) expanding production capacities of its now operational oil sands project in Asphalt Ridge, Utah, (iii) and the formulation of worldwide joint ventures and the licensing of oil sand opportunities with private and governmental resource entities within countries possessing extensive oil sands/shale deposits. MCW's management team is comprised of individuals who have extensive knowledge in both conventional and unconventional oil and gas projects and production, both in upstream and downstream industry sectors.
The information in this news release includes certain information and statements about management's view of future events, expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Because of these risks and uncertainties and as a result of a variety of factors, the actual results, expectations, achievements or performance may differ materially from those anticipated and indicated by these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release, include, but are not limited to, the approval of the shares for debt transactions by the TSX Venture Exchange, the commercial viability of the technology and the extraction plant, economic performance and future plans and objectives of MCW, and the commercial production of oil from MCW's oil sands extraction plant in Asphalt Ridge, Utah. Any number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements as well as future results. Although MCW believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are reasonable, they can give no assurances that the expectations of any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Except as required by law, MCW disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements to reflect actual results, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions, changes in factors affecting such forward looking statements or otherwise.
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