Advantage Announces New Natural Gas Commodity Price Hedges
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CALGARY, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Advantage" or the "Corporation") announces that it has entered into new natural gas commodity price hedges for 2014 to 2016. These hedges will provide cash flow stability to support our capital program that will focus on doubling production at Glacier to 200 mmcf/d by Q1 2015. Advantage has now hedged the following average production volumes at the corresponding averages prices for the periods as follows:
||Average Volume Hedged||
|2013 Year||29,224 mcf/d||$3.31/mcf|
|2014 Year||47,391 mcf/d||$3.79/mcf|
|2015 Year||45,021 mcf/d||$3.91/mcf|
|2016 Q1||42,652 mcf/d||$3.90/mcf|
Below is a list of the new derivative contracts entered into by Advantage:
Description of Derivative
|Natural gas - AECO|
|Fixed price||April 2014 to March 2015||18,956 mcf/d||$3.82/mcf|
|Fixed price||April 2015 to March 2016||18,956 mcf/d||$3.90/mcf|
|Fixed price||April 2015 to March 2016||9,478 mcf/d||$3.90/mcf|
|Fixed price||April 2015 to March 2016||14,217 mcf/d||$3.91/mcf|
A detailed list of all individual derivative contracts as at April 8, 2013 is available on our website at www.advantageog.com.
The information in this press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to future events or our future intentions or performance. All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "seek", "anticipate", "plan", "continue", "estimate", "demonstrate", "expect", "may", "will", "project", "predict", "potential", "targeting", "intend", "could", "might", "should", "believe", "would" and similar expressions and include statements relating to, among other things management's intent to focus on doubling production throughput at Glacier to 200 mmcf/d by Q1 2015, management's belief that the Glacier property demonstrates economic growth potential and scalability despite low gas price environment, expected plans and timing of drilling and completion of wells, expected increases and rates of production, expected plans to expand facilities and projections with respect to individual wells, regions, properties or projects.
These statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond Advantage's control, including: the impact of general economic conditions; industry conditions; changes in laws and regulations including the adoption of new environmental laws and regulations and changes in how they are interpreted and enforced; fluctuations in commodity prices and foreign exchange and interest rates; stock market volatility and market valuations; volatility in market prices for oil and natural gas; liabilities inherent in oil and natural gas operations; uncertainties associated with estimating oil and natural gas reserves; competition for, among other things, capital, acquisitions of reserves, undeveloped lands and skilled personnel; incorrect assessments of the value of acquisitions; changes in income tax laws or changes in tax laws and incentive programs relating to the oil and gas industry and income trusts; geological, technical, drilling and processing problems and other difficulties in producing petroleum reserves; and obtaining required approvals of regulatory authorities. Advantage's actual decisions, activities, results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, such forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur or, if any of them do, what benefits that Advantage will derive from them. Except as required by law, Advantage undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. For additional risk factors in respect of Advantage and its business, please refer to its Annual Information Form dated March 26, 2013 which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and www.advantageog.com.
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