|By Marketwired .||
|May 28, 2014 01:38 AM EDT||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/14 -- CYGAM Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CYG) ("CYGAM", or the "Company"), an emerging oil and gas company with interests in Tunisia and Italy, is pleased to announce it has sold 17,550,000 million common shares of the Company at a price of $0.05 per share for gross proceeds of $877,500 pursuant to a non-brokered private placement. 550,000 common shares were acquired by insiders of the Company. Net proceeds were $842,400 after paying a cash commission of $35,100 to a third party representing 4% of the gross proceeds. All shares issued are subject to a hold period of four months and one day. Upon completion of this closing, there are 131.3 million common shares outstanding.
CYGAM intends to use the net proceeds of the private placement to fund ongoing development drilling expenditures at the TT Field in Tunisia and for general working capital purposes.
The offering is subject to final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About CYGAM Energy Inc.
CYGAM is a Calgary based exploration company with extensive international exploration permits and a producing property in Tunisia. The main focus of CYGAM is the acquisition, exploration and development of international oil and gas permits, primarily in Italy and Tunisia. CYGAM currently holds various interests in five exploratory permits in Italy plus two exploratory permits and the BBT Production Concession in Tunisia which together encompass a total of approximately 1.4 million gross acres.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Forward Looking Information
In the interest of providing shareholders and potential investors with information regarding CYGAM, including management's assessment of the future plans and operations of CYGAM, certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking statements or information (collectively "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities legislation including forward-looking statements related to the use of net proceeds of the private placement.
With respect to the forward-looking statements contained in this news release, CYGAM has made assumptions regarding, among other things: security and operational issues; the results of geological, geophysical and reservoir analysis and testing and completion operations; the needs for future financing; commodity prices; the receipt of required government and regulatory approvals; and global economic conditions. Although CYGAM believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements contained in this news release, and the assumptions on which such forward-looking statements are made, are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements included in this news release, as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which the forward-looking statements are based will occur. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties that contribute to the possibility that the forward-looking statements will not occur, which may cause CYGAM's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any estimates or projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation: political and security risks associated with the Operator's Tunisian operations, risks associated with oil and gas exploration, development, exploitation, production, marketing and transportation, loss of markets, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve and resource estimates, inability to retain drilling rigs and other services, capital expenditure costs, including drilling, completion and facilities costs, unexpected decline rates in wells, delays in projects and/or operations, wells not performing as expected, delays resulting from or inability to obtain the required regulatory approvals, CYGAM's ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources; and risks associated with the operation of CYGAM's assets by third parties, including the limited ability of CYGAM to exercise influence over the operation of those assets or their associated costs, the timing and amount of capital expenditures, the operator's expertise and financial resources, the approval of other participants, and the selection of technology and risk management practices. As a consequence, actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the forgoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could effect CYGAM's operations and financial results are included in reports on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and CYGAM does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.