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PLS Dealmakers Prospect & Property Expo Brings Canada's Leading Oil and Gas Executives to Calgary's Telus Centre May 5

CALGARY, AB -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/14 -- The Spring Calgary Dealmakers Prospect & Property Expo will take place Monday, May 5, 2014 at the TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Following up on two successful shows in Calgary during 2013, this power-packed one-day Canadian prospect expo is the "go to" event for deal buyers, sellers and capital providers looking to initiate investments and divestitures.

Six leading Canadian oil and gas industry groups are lending support to the oil show. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL), Canadian Global Exploration Forum (CGEF), Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG), and the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) are renewing their participation in Dealmakers from last year. Additionally, the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR) is joining this industry-leading oil and gas expo, which is being managed by PLS Inc., one of the energy industry's leading information, marketing and advisory firms.

These six industry groups along with show manager PLS are underwriting the event costs to make booths free for participating sellers, prospect generators and acreage holders. In addition, PLS will donate over $8,000 to the collegiate scholarships funds of CAPP, CAPL, CGEF, CSPG, EPAC and CSUR.

Dealmakers enables attendees to catch up on current plays and initiate contact with the industry's preeminent prospect generators, explorationists, property sellers, deal-takers, operators, non-operated working interest owners, capital providers, advisors, divestiture professionals, investment bankers and other energy executives active in buying and selling oil and gas assets. By limiting attendance mainly to buy- and sell-side professionals and capital providers, Dealmakers consistently draws a high percentage of C-level executives and decision makers. An industry luncheon and networking reception starting at 4:00 pm will provide excellent opportunities for additional networking.

PLS expects more than 60-70 booths filled with deal prospects, and 400-600 oil and gas industry professionals to attend. Capital providers and financiers in attendance will include Ernst & Young, Macquarie Bank and Osprey Capital Partners.

Among E&P companies, early Dealmakers registrants include Blizzard Resources Inc., Eagle Energy Trust, Lone Pine Resources, Northern, PanTerra Resource Corp., Petronamas Energy, Quattro Exploration & Production, Relentless Resources Ltd., Santonia Energy, Stormhold Energy, Trident Exploration Corp., Woma Energy, Xerex Exploration Company, and Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.

In addition, this oil expo will include 3 breakout sessions on M&A, E&P and capital markets. Speakers include Alan Crossley of Osprey Capital Partners, Jeff Lawson of Peters & Co., David Baboneau of Scotia Waterous, Brian Lidsky of PLS Inc., Mark A. Scholz of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors, Sonny Mottahead of Black Spruce Merchant Capital, Adil Lalani of Macquarie Energy Capital, Rick Grafton of Grafton Funds, P. Gage Jull of Mackie Research Corp., Bruce Edgelow of ATB Financial and Barry Munro of Ernst & Young.

Oil and gas industry professionals wishing to attend the Spring Calgary Dealmakers Prospect & Property Expo on May 5, 2014 are asked to contact Samara Silverman, Director-Canada at 403-294-1906 or by email at [email protected].

About DEALMAKERS

Started more than 20 years ago, DEALMAKERS™ is the original forum for buying and selling oil and gas prospects and properties. PLS hosts DEALMAKERS prospect expos several times a year in Houston, Dallas, Denver, Calgary and Midland. The one-day oil and gas expo brings together buyers, sellers and capital providers to conduct prospect showings, transact deals and network with each other over the hottest oil and gas plays. The event attracts the industry's preeminent prospect generators, playmakers, property sellers, agents, investment bankers, deal takers, acquisition firms and capital sources. Additional oil expos planned for 2014 include: Houston (May 14); Dallas (July 22); Houston (October 1); Calgary (October 8); Midland (October 28) and Denver (November 4).

About PLS

PLS is an integrated information, transaction and advisory firm which manages the oil and gas industry's multiple listing service. The firm has expanded globally to provide buyers and sellers vital deal information as well as marketing and advisory services they need to better manage their portfolios and facilitate profitable transactions. Databases include docFinder™ and the PLS Derrick Global M&A Database, and PLS's industry reports are known throughout the industry for tracking M&A, exploration activity and midstream markets across North America and overseas. The company recently launched the Scouts™, a set of regional US data reports currently covering six regions and growing.

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