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Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd: Result of AGM

CALGARY, AB -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/14 --


Canadian Overseas Petroleum
Announces Voting Results from the 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Calgary, Canada, June 13, 2014 - Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: XOP) & (LSE: COPL) is please to announce that at its Company's annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 12, 2014, COPL's shareholders approved the resolutions outlined in the Notice of 2014 Annual General Meeting and Management Proxy Circular dated April 15, 2014.

During business proceedings at the meeting, shareholders approved the following resolutions:

1. Election of Directors

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Name of Nominee      Votes For      Percentage Votes Withheld Percentage
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Arthur S.            149,936,010    97.81%     3,363,710      2.19%
Millholland
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Massimo C. Carello   152,837,260    99.70%     462,460        0.30%
-------------------- -------------- ---------- -------------- --------------
Harald H. Ludwig     152,912,260    99.75%     387,460        0.25%
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J. Christopher       152,837,260    99.70%     462,460        0.30%
McLean
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Richard H. Schmitt   152,837,260    99.70%     462,460        0.30%
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Viscount William     137,587,260    89.75%     15,712,460     10.25%
Astor
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2. Appointment of Auditors
By resolution passed by a show of hands, Deloitte LLP was appointed as auditor of COPL for the ensuing year and authorizing the directors to fix the auditor's remuneration.

3. Approval of Stock Option Plan
By resolution passed by a show of hands, the Stock Option Plan of the Company was approved.

4. Approval of Long Term Incentive Plan
The Long Term Incentive Plan of the Company was approved by a majority of disinterested shareholders.

About the Company
COPL is an international oil and gas exploration and development company focused in the offshore West Africa. The Company holds a 17% working interest in Block LB-13, offshore Liberia, with ExxonMobil the operator holding an 83% working interest. COPL is actively pursuing opportunities in Nigeria as part of its strategy to generate stable cash flow from secure offshore assets.

For Further Information Please Contact:

COPL
Mr. Arthur Millholland, President and CEO
Phone: +1 403 262 5441

Investor and Public Relations
Bell Pottinger
Mark Antelme or Henry Lerwill
North America Toll Free: +1 866 834 8330
Phone: +44 (0) 207 861
Joint Brokers
GMP Securities Europe
Phone: +44 (0)20 7647 2800

finnCap
Phone: +44 (0)20 7220 0500

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.

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