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Virtus Oil Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Assets

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2017 / Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTC PINK: VOIL), is pleased to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire three properties in southeastern Utah from private sellers. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

The three properties are: Tin Cup Mesa Unit and Squaw Canyon both in San Juan County and Salt Valley in Grand County, Utah. The combined Proved Reserves are greater than 2,000,000 barrels of oil (BO).

Tin Cup Mesa Unit and Squaw Canyon are in the Paradox Basin producing in the Upper Ismay formation. The cumulative production for Tin Cup Mesa is 2,138,000 BO and 3,263,000 Mcf of gas. The cumulative production for Squaw Canyon is 356,000 BO and 930,000 Mcf of gas. There is potential production in the Lower Ismay and Desert Creek. Eight of the wells are candidates for Horizontal Drilling.

Additional information can be found at www.virtusoil.com

About Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation

Virtus Oil and Gas Corp. (VOIL) is a Nevada-based oil and gas exploration and production company currently focused on producing assets in the State of Colorado and Utah. Virtus' strategy is to acquire proven and producing assets and/or develop oil and gas resources in proven, onshore basins in the United States.

Forward-looking Statements

This news release may contain "forward-looking" statements. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward looking-statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include such factors as uncertainty of consumer demand for the Company's products, as well as additional risks and uncertainties that are identified and described in the Company's SEC reports. The company will need to raise additional financing in order to advance its exploration and drilling program. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release. Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. The Company does not undertake, and it specifically disclaims, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences, developments, events or circumstances after the date of such statement.

Contact:

Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation
848 North Rainbow Blvd. #170
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(775) 636-3132
www.virtusoil.com
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SOURCE: Virtus Oil and Gas Corp.