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Ptarmigan Energy’s Western NL exploration Licence 1120 Extended to 2019

On November 1, 2016, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board advised that it would extend Period I of Exploration Licence (EL ) 1120  to January 14, 2019, subject to the filing of an amended Drilling Deposit and Security Deposit for this extended period. The licence is located off Newfoundland’s west coast. These were Fundamental Decisions of the Board under the Atlantic Accord Acts that have received approvals from the federal and provincial Ministers of Natural Resources.

Ptarmigan Energy Comments on the Fracking Debate

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, October 10, 2013 – As a Newfoundland and Labrador company committed to safe and environmentally responsible oil exploration and development we believe that hydraulic Fracturing or “fracking” can be done safely and without adverse effects on the environment of Western Newfoundland. We also see significant economic opportunity for the people, businesses and communities in the region. Before forming an opinion on fracking we would strongly encourage all stakeholders to get the facts. The below YouTube video provides an excellent overview of the process of hydraulic fracturing.

Digging Deeper: Get the Facts on Hydraulic Fracturing

Discovery of Labrador Deep-Water Basins Announced

CBC News – Posted: Jan 31, 2013 5:46 PM ET: Nalcor Energy is excited about the discovery of three new deep-water basins in the Labrador Sea — basins that could contain oil. President Ed Martin brought the big news to the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association’s annual general meeting Thursday. He said seismic and satellite surveys reveal the new basins.

AGM Key Note Address – Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Association – Ed Martin, Nalcor Energy, President

While the Jeanne d’Arc basin on the Grand Banks contains a number of oil fields and discoveries, most of the over twenty other Newfoundland and Labrador basins are underexplored relative to comparable jurisdictions, like the United Kingdom and Norway.

Shoal Point Energy Extends Terms on West Newfoundland Exploration Licences

Toronto, Ontario: Shoal Point Energy Ltd. (“Shoal Point” “SPE” or the “Company”) (SHPNF on OTCQX) (SHP on CNSX) announces that it has been able to successfully extend the time period during which it is allowed to drill exploration wells on each of EL 1120 and
EL 1097R. Both of these licences are offshore exploration licences located on the west coast of Newfoundland.

Ptarmigan Energy Presents at Western Newfoundland Oil and Gas Symposium

St.  John’s, Newfoundland, September 13, 2012 – Today Mr. Leo Power, Executive Chairman of Ptarmigan Energy Inc. spoke at the 7th International Symposium on Oil and Gas Resources in Western Newfoundland in Steady, Brook Newfoundland.

Shoal Point Energy Ltd. Finalizes Farmin Agreement with Ptarmigan Energy Inc.

Toronto, ON: Shoal Point Energy Ltd. (“Shoal Point”) (SHP on CNSX) is pleased to announce that it has concluded a Farmin Agreement with Ptarmigan Energy Inc. (“PEI”) of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, with respect to Exploration License #1120, western Newfoundland, as originally announced in a Letter of Intent on February 10, 2011.

Ptarmigan Energy Inc. executes a “Letter of Intent”

February 14, 2011-Ptarmigan Energy Inc. executes a “Letter of Intent” with Shoal Point Energy to retain a 20% working Interest after earning in the Green Point Shale Resource Play within EL-1120 offshore Newfoundland…….

Ptarmigan Energy Awarded Exploration License in Western Newfoundland

Friday, January 15, 2010 St. John’s, NL, Canada- Ptarmigan Energy Inc. is pleased to announce that today, following a 2009 Call for Bids by the Canada-Newfound and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board……….

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