PLATTEVILLE, Colo., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE Amex: SYRG), a domestic oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Denver-Julesburg Basin (the "D-J Basin"), announced today the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of common stock at a public offering price of $2.75 per share. The underwriters purchased a total of 12,727,273 shares of common stock, resulting in net proceeds to Synergy Resources of approximately $32.6 million, after underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses. Synergy Resources intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for its development drilling program in the Wattenberg Field. Any amount of the net proceeds of this offering not used for its development drilling program will be used for general corporate purposes. The underwriters for this offering are Northland Capital Markets and C. K. Cooper & Company, acting as joint bookrunners, with GVC Capital LLC acting as co-manager. The offering was conducted pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A prospectus supplement related to the offering has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy of the prospectus supplement and the base prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov or by contacting Northland Capital Markets, 45 S. Seventh St., Suite 2000, Minneapolis, MN 55402, by calling (612) 851-5966, or by emailing Andrew Pafko, firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting C. K. Cooper & Company, 18300 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 700, Irvine, CA 92612, by calling (949) 477-9300, or by emailing Hue Lapham, email@example.com. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Synergy Resources, and there shall not be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.