Welcome!

News Feed Item

J.A.G. Mines Ltd.: Exploration Work on Conventional Natural Gas and Condensate Deposits in Temiscouata/Update on JAG-OLITRA Activities

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/14 -- J.A.G. MINES LTD (JAG) (TSX VENTURE:JML) and its subsidiary OLITRA Inc. announce that the discovery of natural gas by companies Ressources et Energie Squatex and Petrolympic has been very well received. JAG wishes to publish an update concerning the progress of its exploration work in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, particularly on its vast Temiscouata property that extends from Riviere Bleue, near the border with Maine, up to the Rimouski reserve, an area of 89,147 hectares (222,868 acres).

Following a thorough exploration campaign lead by geologist Marc R. Lafleche from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), JAG has identified on the Temiscouata property three highly abnormal domains of soil gas, characterized by very high concentrations of methane, ethane, propane and butane, and molecular ratios revealing the presence of thermogenic hydrocarbon sources (within rock), probably hosted in the Ordovician and Silurian sedimentary rocks of the region. These units are overlain by the Devonian shale of Temiscouata which forms an impervious barrier. Numerous showings of variably dolomitized reefal limestone, as well as sandstones similar to Gaspe sandstones (ZEC Owen sector), occur and will be investigated by JAG in 2014. Consequently, the Company intends to complete a number of core drill holes similar to those of the mining industry in view of documenting the presence of reservoirs and locate host rock units responsible for hydrocarbon generation. From west to east, priority targets to be investigated through geophysics and drilling are the St-Eusebe and Lake Ango in ZEC Owen sectors, and the vicinity of the wildlife reserve of Rimouski bordering the Squatex-Petrolympic property, host of the conventional natural gas discovery in Bas-Saint-Laurent.

As part of its funded works for gas and oil exploration, JAG should be able to present by June 2014 the initial results of a large-scale pedogeochemical and radiometric study conducted on the whole area of its Pohenegamook property. Said property is located in Bas-Saint-Laurent, west of the Temiscouata property, and encompasses an area of 133,459 hectares (333,648 acres). It is important to note that the Pohenegamook property is in close proximity to the Parke wells site, whose potential for natural gas storage is being evaluated by Intragaz.

In other respects, JAG is pursuing its gold exploration activities on its Belleterre property in Temiscamingue. From October to November 2013 and in March 2014, JAG had a high- resolution gravimetric survey performed in order to refine geometry and relative importance of the main auriferous and intrusive structures located west of the old Belleterre mine. The gravimetric data are added to the new high-resolution audio- magnetotelluric sections executed on the Aubelle, Castor, Village and Boudrias prospects.

From September to November 2013, a team of geologists proceeded to a study and channel sampling from the Boudrias and Village showings and prospected new showings (JAG-1, JAG-2, JAG-3, JAG-4 and JAG-5) that reveal the presence of polymetallic porphyritic mineralisation located in the eastern part of the property. A wide-ranging lithogeochemical study of volcanic, sedimentary and intrusive rocks, as well as iron and chert formations, was completed during the 2013-14 winter. This study strongly suggests the presence of high-temperature volcanogenic hydrothermalism during the orogeny of the Belleterre volcanic rocks. This conclusion implies a strong potential for the discovery of volcanogenic polymetallic massive sulphides.

A mineragraphic study is ongoing at INRS in order to characterize gold distribution in the main zones of auriferous mineralisation on the property. This study aims at providing data on granulometry and degree of gold liberation with the objective of optimizing metallurgical work to be performed on bulk samples that will be gathered in early summer and early fall of 2014, and improving resource estimation models.

The geological portion of this press release was reviewed by Marc Richer-Lafleche, geologist and professor at the Institut de la Recherche Scientifique de Quebec, qualified person as required by NI 43-101, and approved its publication.

ABOUT JAG

J.A.G. Mines Ltd is a public corporation, incorporated in April 1976 under the Canada Business Corporations Act. JAG is engaged in the exploration and development of mining projects, all located in the province of Quebec, aiming at their eventual commercial exploitation. JAG and its subsidiary Olitra are also active in the search for gas and oil in the province of Quebec.

Cautionary Language and Forward-Looking Statements

All statements in this discussion, other than statements of historical facts, that address future exploration drilling, exploration activities, anticipated metal production, internal rate of return, estimated ore grades, commencement of production estimates and projected exploration and capital expenditures (including costs and other estimates upon which such projections are based) and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange, nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
NHK, Japan Broadcasting, will feature the upcoming @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that will be filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan equivalent to the BBC in the UK and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. Japanese TV is producing a documentary about IoT and Smart technology and will be covering @ThingsExpo Silicon Val...
Building a cross-cloud operational model can be a daunting task. Per-cloud silos are not the answer, but neither is a fully generic abstraction plane that strips out capabilities unique to a particular provider. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Wolf, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Global Field & Industry at VMware, will discuss how successful organizations approach cloud operations and management, with insights into where operations should be centralized and when it’s best to decentraliz...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. The company co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure network...
Grape Up is a software company, specialized in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the USA and Europe, we work with a variety of customers from emerging startups to Fortune 1000 companies.
In his keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Sheng Liang, co-founder and CEO of Rancher Labs, discussed the technological advances and new business opportunities created by the rapid adoption of containers. With the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and various open source technologies used to build private clouds, cloud computing has become an essential component of IT strategy. However, users continue to face challenges in implementing clouds, as older technologies evolve and newer ones like Docker c...
Financial Technology has become a topic of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 6-8, 2017, will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, vice president of DevOps Product and Solutions Marketing at CA Technologies, has been named co-conference chair of DevOps at Cloud Expo 2017. The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will take place Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CollabNet, a global leader in enterprise software development, release automation and DevOps solutions, will be a Bronze Sponsor of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, taking place from June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CollabNet offers a broad range of solutions with the mission of helping modern organizations deliver quality software at speed. The company’s latest innovation, the DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM), supports Value S...
NHK, Japan Broadcasting, will feature the upcoming @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that will be filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan equivalent to the BBC in the UK and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. Japanese TV is producing a documentary about IoT and Smart technology and will be covering @ThingsExpo Silicon Val...
Join IBM November 2 at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how to go beyond multi-speed it to bring agility to traditional enterprise applications. Technology innovation is the driving force behind modern business and enterprises must respond by increasing the speed and efficiency of software delivery. The challenge is that existing enterprise applications are expensive to develop and difficult to modernize. This often results in what Gartner calls ...
Translating agile methodology into real-world best practices within the modern software factory has driven widespread DevOps adoption, yet much work remains to expand workflows and tooling across the enterprise. As models evolve from pockets of experimentation into wholescale organizational reinvention, practitioners find themselves challenged to incorporate the culture and architecture necessary to support DevOps at scale. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Anand Akela, Senior...