September 5th, 2018 / TheNewswire / Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Canadian Platinum Corp. ("CPC" or the "Company" - TSXV:CPC) announces that, further to the news release dated August 8th, 2018, it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement ("SPA") to acquire 100% of the common shares of a privately-held company (the "Seller") with substantial natural gas reserves in the Barnett Shale, Texas. Under the terms of the SPA, CPC will consolidate its current issued and outstanding common shares as described below, and issue to the Seller 3.85 post-consolidation common shares to acquire one issued and outstanding common share of the Seller.
As described in the news release of August 8th, 2018, the acquired company's primary property consists of 10 shut-in natural gas wells (9 horizontal wells and 1 vertical well) on 1,400 acres located in the Fort Worth Basin. The Company intends to re-work and re-fracture the shut-in wells with the goal of generating significant cashflows to expand and develop an asset base of both producing oil and gas and mineral properties. Depending on the success of the initial program, there is potential to significantly expand the number of wells being reworked.
The acquisition is an arm's-length transaction and is subject to all board and regulatory approvals, including approval from the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV"), and CPC obtaining shareholder approval for the transaction if required by the TSXV. If a special meeting of shareholders is required, it will be held as soon as practical within regulatory guidelines. The proposed share consolidation is approximately twenty-six old common shares for one new common share resulting in approximately 9,279109 post-consolidation shares issued and outstanding before issuing common shares for the acquisition.
An updated independent reserve report is currently being completed by a qualified reserves evaluator ("QRE"), as defined in NI 51-101, as well as audited financial statements of the Seller.
Gary Billingsley, President, comments "All parties involved are working diligently to close the acquisition as quickly as possible within the regulatory framework. We are anxious to initiate the hydraulic fracturing programs on the gas wells in anticipation of generating cashflow as quickly as possible."
About Canadian Platinum Corp.
Canadian Platinum Corp. is a Canadian-based resource exploration and development company with its head office in Saskatoon, SK. CPC is focused on the acquisition and development of a diversified portfolio of resource properties including precious metals, base metals, platinum group elements and strategic metals including cobalt. Recently CPC has expanded its mandate to include acquisition of near-term cash-generating resources like natural gas.
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