PetroFrontier Corp. announces sale of Canadian assets

Sep 09, 2011, 16:06 ET from PetroFrontier Corp.

CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - PetroFrontier Corp. (TSX-V: PFC) is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of its non-core Canadian petroleum and natural gas properties to an arm's length private company (the "Disposition").

Pursuant to the Disposition, PetroFrontier sold its producing properties located at Wordsworth and Queensdale in Southeast Saskatchewan, as well as exploration properties at Carlyle, Saskatchewan and Joarcam, Alberta (collectively, the "Assets"), for a cash purchase price of approximately $6.8 million.

The Disposition represents the sale of all of PetroFrontier's Canadian petroleum and natural gas properties acquired pursuant to its plan of arrangement with Texalta Petroleum Ltd. that closed on May 31, 2011.  The Disposition will allow PetroFrontier to focus its resources on its core, high impact, prospective light oil exploration program in the Northern Territories, Australia.

About PetroFrontier

PetroFrontier is an international oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, acquisition and development of both conventional and unconventional onshore petroleum assets in Australia's Southern Georgina Basin. PetroFrontier's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "PFC".  Founded in 2009, PetroFrontier is one of the first companies to undertake onshore exploration in the Southern Georgina Basin in Australia's Northern Territory.  PetroFrontier's head office is based in Calgary, Alberta and operations office is in Adelaide, South Australia.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking information that involves substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, most of which are beyond the control of PetroFrontier and Texalta, including, without limitation, statements pertaining to management's future plans and operations. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking information prove incorrect, actual results, performance or achievements could vary materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Accordingly, prospective investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in PetroFrontier's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at Any forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release and, other than as required by applicable securities laws, PetroFrontier does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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