One of the conditions to the obligation of MCW to consummate the merger is that GeoPetro shall have secured, on or before March 29, 2013 (unless extended by MCW, in its sole discretion) $1,900,000 in equity financing. The merger agreement includes additional customary representations, warranties and covenants of GeoPetro and MCW.
Stuart J. Doshi, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of GeoPetro, commented: "We are pleased to be partnering with the MCW Energy Group. This strategic business combination significantly enhances our abilities to access capital and develop our portfolio of projects. This is a highly attractive alignment and represents a decisive initiative on the part of GeoPetro Resources Company to enhance shareholder value and create exciting and promising new opportunities. We look forward to a successful and prosperous relationship with the MCW Energy Group."
Alex Blyumkin, Chairman of MCW, said: "We are very pleased with this transaction and are excited about the prospects of GeoPetro's projects."
About GeoPetroGeoPetro is an independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in San Francisco, California. GeoPetro currently has projects in the United States and Canada. GeoPetro has developed an oil and gas property in its Madisonville Field Project in Texas. Elsewhere, GeoPetro has assembled a geographically-diversified portfolio of exploratory and appraisal prospects. The GeoPetro Resources Company logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=11051 About MCW MCW is focused on value creation as (i) a distributor of gasoline and diesel fuels to service stations in Southern California for over 72 years, having revenue in the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011, of US$241.5 million, most recently reported having revenue of US$363.3 million for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2012, and (ii) as a developer of proprietary technology for the extraction of oil from oil sands at its first field in the Uinta Basin of Utah, USA. MCW's management team is comprised of individuals who have extensive knowledge in both conventional and unconventional oil and gas projects and production, as well as refinery and fuel distribution experience.
|For more information, please contact:||MCW Energy Group Limited|
|Tel: +1 (800) 979-1897 (Ext. 3)|
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV