Welcome!

News Feed Item

Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for the Sale of Crossroads Oilfield, Lea County, New Mexico

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EOR; OTCQX: EORIF) announces that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Ridgeway Arizona Oil Corp. (collectively with EOR, the "Company"), has entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent with a non-affiliated third party, "Purchaser", for the sale of all of the Company's rights, title and interest in the Crossroads oilfield, located in Lea County, New Mexico. The purchase price is $10.0 million (U.S.), subject to certain post-closing adjustments and conditions. The sale is subject to completion of due diligence by the Purchaser, which is arm's length to the Company, negotiation and execution of a definitive sales agreement and regulatory approval. Riviera-Ensley Energy Advisors acted as the marketing agent and broker for the Company in connection with the transaction. Riviera-Ensley Energy Advisors is a full service acquisition and divestiture transaction advisor serving the energy sector for over 20 years.  More than twenty entities reviewed the field's geological and operating information, with the Company receiving four bids, including the Purchaser's bid.  The Company has agreed to pay Riviera a fee of $210,000 upon closing of the sale with the Purchaser for conducting the confidential marketing and solicitation of bids for the property interests.

Subject to completion of the Purchaser's due diligence and execution of a definitive sales agreement, the transaction is expected to close on or before September 15, 2014 with a post-closing settlement following receipt of all required state of New Mexico regulatory approvals. If the transaction is ultimately completed, the effective date for the transaction will be September 1, 2014, the date upon which the Purchaser assumes financial obligations and consequences arising from the operation of the field. As the transaction constitutes a "Reviewable Disposition" within the meaning of Policy 5.3 of the TSX Venture Exchange, the transaction is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

As previously reported, following a costly workover in the Crossroads field in the first quarter of 2014, the Company decided not to incur further development costs in the Crossroads field associated with high risk wellbores and undertook a number of initiatives to raise additional funds and has restricted its operations to those matters necessary to sustain production, reduced personnel and overhead and postponed certain remedial operations.

The Company intends to use the proceeds from the disposition of the Crossroads field to pursue new opportunities that diversify the Company's asset base, pay accounts payable and for general corporate purposes.

About Enhanced Oil Resources Inc.

Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. is an early-stage company, with a principal goal of increasing crude oil and natural gas production through enhanced oil recovery ("EOR") and infill drilling projects it is initiating in the Permian Basin on oil fields acquired by the Company in 2007 and 2008 for that purpose.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein are "forward-looking statements" and "forward-looking information" under applicable securities laws, including statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future relating to Enhanced Oil Resources Inc.'s operations, business prospects, expansion plans and strategies. Such forward-looking statements include, among others, that the purchase and sale is expected to close on or before September 15, 2014, and that the Company intends to use the proceeds from the disposition of the Crossroads field to pursue new opportunities that diversify the Company's asset base, pay accounts payable and for general corporate purposes.

Forward-looking information typically contains statements with words such as "intends", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect", "potential", "could", "plan" or similar words suggesting future outcomes.  Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements because it is possible that expectations, predictions, forecasts, projections and other forms of forward-looking information will not be achieved.  Forward-looking statements are based on the opinion and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are based on a number of assumptions and subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.  Although Enhanced Oil Resources believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, Enhanced Oil Resources can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.  Assumptions upon which such forward-looking statements are based include that that the purchaser will complete its due diligence, that a definitive sale/purchase agreement will be executed, that all regulatory approvals will be received, that the sale/purchase agreement will close on or before September 15, 2014, and that there will be sufficient proceeds from the disposition to pursue new opportunities that diversify the Company's asset base, pay accounts payable and for general corporate purposes.  Factors could cause actual results to vary materially from results anticipated by such forward-looking statements, will be completed, or that additional opportunities will fail to be successful. Readers should be aware that the list of factors, risks and uncertainties set forth above are not exhaustive. Readers should refer to Enhanced Oil Resources' current filings, which are available at www.sedar.com, for a detailed discussion of these factors, risks and uncertainties.  The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and Enhanced Oil Resources undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable laws or regulatory policies.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(signed)
Barry D Lasker, CEO

NEITHER TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE

SOURCE Enhanced Oil Resources Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Fifty billion connected devices and still no winning protocols standards. HTTP, WebSockets, MQTT, and CoAP seem to be leading in the IoT protocol race at the moment but many more protocols are getting introduced on a regular basis. Each protocol has its pros and cons depending on the nature of the communications. Does there really need to be only one protocol to rule them all? Of course not. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, walk you through how Oct...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Channels will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The bedrock of Secure Channels Technology is a uniquely modified and enhanced process based on superencipherment. Superencipherment is the process of encrypting an already encrypted message one or more times, either using the same or a different algorithm.
Vidyo, Inc., has joined the Alliance for Open Media. The Alliance for Open Media is a non-profit organization working to define and develop media technologies that address the need for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web. As a member of the Alliance, Vidyo will collaborate with industry leaders in pursuit of an open and royalty-free AOMedia Video codec, AV1. Vidyo’s contributions to the organization will bring to bear its long history of expertise in codec technolo...
Major trends and emerging technologies – from virtual reality and IoT, to Big Data and algorithms – are helping organizations innovate in the digital era. However, to create real business value, IT must think beyond the ‘what’ of digital transformation to the ‘how’ to harness emerging trends, innovation and disruption. Architecture is the key that underpins and ties all these efforts together. In the digital age, it’s important to invest in architecture, extend the enterprise footprint to the cl...
Traditional on-premises data centers have long been the domain of modern data platforms like Apache Hadoop, meaning companies who build their business on public cloud were challenged to run Big Data processing and analytics at scale. But recent advancements in Hadoop performance, security, and most importantly cloud-native integrations, are giving organizations the ability to truly gain value from all their data. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Tishgart, Director of Product Marketing ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Bsquare has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For more than two decades, Bsquare has helped its customers extract business value from a broad array of physical assets by making them intelligent, connecting them, and using the data they generate to optimize business processes.
If you’re responsible for an application that depends on the data or functionality of various IoT endpoints – either sensors or devices – your brand reputation depends on the security, reliability, and compliance of its many integrated parts. If your application fails to deliver the expected business results, your customers and partners won't care if that failure stems from the code you developed or from a component that you integrated. What can you do to ensure that the endpoints work as expect...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...
Digitization is driving a fundamental change in society that is transforming the way businesses work with their customers, their supply chains and their people. Digital transformation leverages DevOps best practices, such as Agile Parallel Development, Continuous Delivery and Agile Operations to capitalize on opportunities and create competitive differentiation in the application economy. However, information security has been notably absent from the DevOps movement. Speed doesn’t have to negat...
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace.
Your business relies on your applications and your employees to stay in business. Whether you develop apps or manage business critical apps that help fuel your business, what happens when users experience sluggish performance? You and all technical teams across the organization – application, network, operations, among others, as well as, those outside the organization, like ISPs and third-party providers – are called in to solve the problem.
SYS-CON Events announced today that ReadyTalk, a leading provider of online conferencing and webinar services, has been named Vendor Presentation Sponsor at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ReadyTalk delivers audio and web conferencing services that inspire collaboration and enable the Future of Work for today’s increasingly digital and mobile workforce. By combining intuitive, innovative tec...
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on the current way a business operates. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & ...
The vision of a connected smart home is becoming reality with the application of integrated wireless technologies in devices and appliances. The use of standardized and TCP/IP networked wireless technologies in line-powered and battery operated sensors and controls has led to the adoption of radios in the 2.4GHz band, including Wi-Fi, BT/BLE and 802.15.4 applied ZigBee and Thread. This is driving the need for robust wireless coexistence for multiple radios to ensure throughput performance and th...
Enterprise IT has been in the era of Hybrid Cloud for some time now. But it seems most conversations about Hybrid are focused on integrating AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google ECM into existing on-premises systems. Where is all the Private Cloud? What do technology providers need to do to make their offerings more compelling? How should enterprise IT executives and buyers define their focus, needs, and roadmap, and communicate that clearly to the providers?