AOI - Africa Oil Corp (tsxv) - Page 2
2010-12-30 09:26 ET - News Release
Mr. Keith Hill reports
AFRICA OIL: ACCELERATED WARRANT EXERCISE COMPLETED
As of the expiry date of Dec. 23, 2010, 99.5 per cent of the company's share purchase warrants that were issued pursuant to a private placement in April, 2009, were exercised. The warrant exercise resulted in gross proceeds to the company of approximately $55.8-million.
The Dec. 23, 2010, expiry date was an accelerated expiry as announced in Stockwatch on Nov. 22, 2010. The closing price of the company's common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on Nov. 19, 2010, was $2.01. This marked the 20th consecutive trading day that the closing price of the company's common shares exceeded $2.00. Accordingly, the company elected to exercise its rights to accelerate the expiry date of the warrants and provided notice of the same to the warrantholders. Each warrant entitled the holder to acquire one common share of Africa Oil at a price of $1.50 per share on or before 5 p.m. (Vancouver time) on Dec. 23, 2010.
Bingo,,. Bongo... Bucko
Up $1.00..42.5% today..
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 26, 2012) -Africa Oil Corp. ("Africa Oil" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AOI)(OMX:AOI) is pleased to announce an oil discovery on the Ngamia-1 well on Block 10BB, Kenya. Tullow Oil plc ("Tullow") is the operator with a 50% working interest and Africa Oil holds the remaining 50%.
The Ngamia-1 exploration well in Kenya has encountered over 20 metres of net oil pay. The well, located in the Lokichar Basin of Kenya Block 10BB, was drilled to an intermediate depth of 1,041 metres and has been successfully logged and sampled. Moveable oil with API gravity in excess of 30 degrees, with similar properties to the light waxy crude discovered in Uganda, has been recovered to surface. The reservoirs in this section are composed of good quality Tertiary age sandstones. The Lokichar Basin, where the Ngamia discovery has been made, is one of seven basins mapped in Africa Oil's acreage and is similar in size to the 9,000 square kilometre Lake Albert Rift basin in Uganda.
The Ngamia structure is the first prospect to be tested as part of a multi-well drilling campaign in the Tertiary Rift Basin in Kenya and Ethiopia. Many similar leads and prospects to Ngamia have been identified and following this discovery the outlook for further success has been significantly improved.
The well will now be drilled to a depth of approximately 2,700 metres to explore further potential. On completion of operations, the Weatherford 804 rig will move to the Tullow operated Kenya Block 10A where the Paipai-1 wildcat will spud in the second half of 2012. Africa Oil holds a 30% working interest in Block 10A.
Keith Hill, President and CEO of Africa Oil, commented, "We are extremely pleased that the first well in the drilling program has resulted in an oil discovery. These results will significantly de-risk nearby prospects and give encouragement for the remainder of the Tertiary rift basin. We look forward to an aggressive drilling program in next 18 months which will also test the potential of our other rift basin plays in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia."
Africa Oil Corp. is a Canadian oil and gas company with assets in Kenya, Ethiopia and Mali as well as Puntland (Somalia) through its 51% equity interest in Horn Petroleum Corporation. Africa Oil's East African holdings are in within a world-class exploration play fairway with a total gross land package in this prolific region in excess of 300,000 square kilometers. The East African Rift Basin system is one of the last of the great rift basins to be explored. New discoveries have been announced on all sides of Africa Oil's virtually unexplored land position including the major Albert Graben oil discovery in neighbouring Uganda. The Company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and on First North at NASDAQ OMX-Stockholm under the symbol "AOI".
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Keith C. Hill, President and CEO
Risky risky risk...!!
Big +32% move here this morning,
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2012) - Africa Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AOI)(OMX:AOI) ("Africa Oil" or the "Company") is pleased to provide the following update in respect of the previously announced oil discovery at the Ngamia-1 well on Block 10BB, Kenya. Africa Oil holds a 50% working interest in this block, which is operated by Tullow Oil plc ("Tullow") which holds the remaining 50% interest.The Ngamia-1 exploration well in Kenya has now been deepened to a total depth of 1515 meters and has encountered in excess of 100 meters of net oil pay in multiple reservoir zones over a gross interval of 650 meters. Following the initial announcement on the 26th March 2012 that Ngamia-1 had encountered in excess of 20 meters of net oil pay, the well has now been deepened from 1041 meters to 1515 meters. A further four good quality, oil-bearing reservoir zones have been encountered. Due to deteriorating hole conditions, a sidetrack of the well was required to deepen the well. Moveable oil with an API greater than 30 degrees has been recovered to surface from six of these intervals. This oil has similar properties to the light waxy crude encountered in the upper reservoir zone.
Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/697711#ixzz1uCJNn5ro
Bad news. Down 20% from the high and 7% today.
Even worse for HRN which fell almost 50%
what was I saying about 10 bucks......10.38 high and 9.94 finish today ....and I still don't own it ....sigh..