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Osisko Drilling Returns 632 g/t Au Over 5.3 Metres in Lynx

1,096 g/t Au over 2.7 metres in CaribouTORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. "Osisko" or the "Corporation") is pleased…

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1,096 g/t Au over 2.7 metres in Caribou

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. "Osisko" or the "Corporation") is pleased to provide new analytical results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban Township, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec.

Significant new analytical results presented below include 87 intercepts in 21 drill holes (10 from surface, 11 from underground) and 20 wedges. The infill intercepts are located inside defined February 2021 mineral resource estimate (“MRE”) blocks (see Osisko news release dated February 17, 2021). The expansion intercepts are located outside the February 2021 MRE blocks and either expand resource wireframes or are in a defined zone or corridor but do not yet correlate to a specific wireframe.

Osisko Chief Executive Officer John Burzynski commented: “Today’s results once again underscore the impressive high-grade nature of the Windfall system, especially in the Lynx. Infill drilling has gone very well throughout this drill campaign and expansion holes, like today’s impressive result from Caribou of over a kilogram of gold, highlight the strong near resource growth potential.”

Selected high-grade intercepts include: 632 g/t Au over 5.3 metres in OSK-W-21-1432-W6; 1,096 g/t Au over 2.7 metres in OSK-W-21-2549; 60.4 g/t Au over 3.4 metres in WST-21-0851A; 79.3 g/t Au over 2.5 metres in WST-21-0871; 92.9 g/t Au over 2.0 metres in WST-21-0741; 89.0 g/t Au over 2.0 metres in OSK-W-21-2531-W2; 78.4 g/t Au over 4.2 metres, 57.7 g/t Au over 3.0 metres, and 53.3 g/t Au over 2.8 metres in WST-21-0872; and 37.2 g/t Au over 3.9 metres in OSK-W-21-2555. Maps showing hole locations and full analytical results are available at www.osiskomining.com.

Infill Drilling

Hole No.From (m)To (m)Interval (m)Au (g/t) uncutAu (g/t) cut to 100 g/tZoneCorridor
OSK-W-21-1432-W6960.7962.92.216.4 LX4_3437
Lynx 4
including961.4962.20.841.8 
 970.9976.25.363242.7LX4_3430
Lynx 4
including973.3974.31.01355100
and974.3974.90.63210100
OSK-W-21-1827-W6886.0888.02.09.88 UDD_4100
Underdog
including886.5886.80.346.8 
 980.0982.22.26.54 UDD_4511
Underdog
including980.7981.00.339.7 
OSK-W-21-1882-W6743.9746.02.14.12 UDD_4121Underdog
 807.9810.02.112.2 UDD_4120
Underdog
including807.9808.40.547.9 
 920.0922.02.05.02 UDD_4515
Underdog
including920.3920.60.330.6 
 947.0949.02.06.16 UDD_4511
Underdog
including947.7948.00.334.4 
 956.0958.02.04.97 UDD_4510
Underdog
including957.7958.00.313.0 
OSK-W-21-1949-W8746.0748.02.010.7 LXM_3345Lynx
 1065.01067.02.05.90 LX4_3430Lynx 4
OSK-W-21-2287-W61323.31325.42.119.7 LX4_3445
Lynx 4
including1323.71324.20.547.9 
 1330.01334.04.04.49 LX4_3445Lynx 4
OSK-W-21-2416-W6926.3928.62.318.5 TLX_3161
Triple Lynx
including926.6926.90.349.7 
 940.0942.02.020.1 TLX_3183Triple Lynx
 949.0951.02.011.4 TLX_3183Triple Lynx
 970.0972.22.24.21 TLX_3163Triple Lynx
OSK-W-21-2479-W9635.9638.42.56.43 UDD_4101Underdog
 660.0662.02.021.720.8UDD_4102
Underdog
including661.1661.50.4105100
 672.0674.02.06.82 UDD_4104Underdog
OSK-W-21-2503-W31026.61028.72.15.13 TLX_3155Lynx HW
OSK-W-21-2531-W2893.5896.73.26.29 UDD_4101
Underdog
including896.4896.70.318.8 
 942.9944.92.015.1 UDD_4100
Underdog
including944.5944.90.463.3 
 950.8952.92.115.4 UDD_4102
Underdog
including951.1951.40.346.4 
 964.2966.22.089.051.8UDD_4102
Underdog
including964.2965.21.0175100
 1054.01056.02.025.816.9UDD_4511
Underdog
including1055.71056.00.3160100
 1060.21064.84.65.81 UDD_4511
Underdog
including1060.21061.00.821.8 
 1131.61134.02.43.62 UDD_4513
Underdog
including1131.61131.90.318.9 
 1083.71087.84.14.87 UDD_4514
Underdog
including1083.71084.10.424.4 
OSK-W-21-2537-W2905.0907.12.116.6 TLX_3161
Triple Lynx
including906.3906.70.469.7 
 919.1921.42.316.7 TLX_3161
Triple Lynx
including919.8920.30.546.6 
 943.5945.72.230.3 TLX_3163
Triple Lynx
including945.0945.70.792.1 
 999.01001.02.048.917.5TLX_3169
Triple Lynx
including1000.01000.30.3309100
OSK-W-21-2548692.0694.02.04.43 CA2_2212
Caribou
including692.3692.70.421.4 
OSK-W-21-2548-W2714.0716.22.214.9 CA2_2220
Caribou
including715.2715.60.477.1 
OSK-W-21-2551-W2854.0856.22.24.76 LX4_3414Lynx 4
OSK-W-21-2555647.5651.43.937.2 CA2_2233Caribou
OSK-W-21-2564734.0736.02.027.0 TLX_3171
Triple Lynx
including735.1735.50.497.2 
OSK-W-21-2571545.0547.22.24.56 CA2_2232Caribou
 555.4557.62.23.79 CA2_2232Caribou
 568.2570.82.614.1 CA2_2211
Caribou
including570.0570.80.834.7 
OSK-W-21-2575644.2648.44.213.5 CA2_2241
Caribou
including647.6648.40.858.9 
OSK-W-21-258087.089.32.34.71 F51_6008
F-51
including87.888.50.713.5 
OSK-W-21-2582118.7121.02.316.3 F51_6008
F-51
including120.0121.01.029.0 
WST-21-0741124.0126.02.092.935.5LXM_3304
Lynx
including124.4125.10.7264100
WST-21-0839315.8318.02.211.2 TLX_3168
Triple Lynx
including315.8316.81.024.0 
WST-21-0843105.0107.02.09.18 LXM_3304
Lynx
including105.0105.90.918.7 
WST-21-0851A492.2495.63.460.448.6LX4_3430
Lynx 4
including494.9495.60.7157100
WST-21-0852A587.4589.92.521.5 LX4_3427
Lynx 4
including588.9589.50.643.3 
WST-21-0854A631.9634.02.128.4 LX4_3448
Lynx 4
including631.9632.91.059.5 
 638.6641.02.44.24 LX4_3448
Lynx 4
including638.6639.00.415.7 
WST-21-0858A511.6513.62.03.86 LX4_3430Lynx 4
WST-21-0871536.5539.02.579.330.1LX4_3450
Lynx 4
including536.5537.10.6305100
WST-21-0872278.0280.82.853.339.9TLX_3161
Triple Lynx
including279.7280.30.6163100
 294.0297.03.057.740.1TLX_3161
Triple Lynx
including294.5295.20.7176100
WST-21-0873459.0461.02.058.131.3LSW_3502
Lynx SW
including459.6460.20.6190100

Notes: True widths are estimated at 55 – 80% of the reported core length interval. See "Quality Control and Reporting Protocols" below., LXM = Lynx Main, LX4 = Lynx 4, LSW = Lynx Southwest, TLX = Triple Lynx, UDD = Underdog, and CA2 = Caribou.

Expansion Drilling

Hole No.From (m)To (m)Interval (m)Au (g/t) uncutAu (g/t) cut to 100 g/tZoneCorridor
OSK-W-21-1827-W5801.2803.72.55.03 UnderdogUnderdog
 969.6972.02.49.72 Underdog
Underdog
including969.6969.90.373.6 
OSK-W-21-1827-W61044.61046.72.14.98 UDD
Underdog
including1045.71046.00.332.3 
 1236.01239.03.06.46 UDD_4508Underdog
including1238.61239.00.430.0   
OSK-W-21-1871-W1456.0458.12.15.00 CaribouCaribou
OSK-W-21-1882-W6764.1766.52.44.32 Underdog
Underdog
including764.1764.40.333.8 
 939.0941.02.04.09 UnderdogUnderdog
OSK-W-21-2287-W51167.91172.84.916.7 LX4Lynx 4
OSK-W-21-2287-W61163.81166.02.24.43 LX4_3446
Lynx 4
including1164.41165.00.615.1 
OSK-W-21-2465-W1756.6759.02.416.516.1Lynx
Lynx
including757.8758.10.3103100
OSK-W-21-2479-W6475.0477.32.36.29 Z27
Zone 27
including475.4476.20.814.9 
OSK-W-21-2503-W5892.0894.02.011.3 TLX
Triple Lynx
including893.0894.01.022.1 
 1089.01091.02.04.38 TLXTriple Lynx
 1148.01150.12.14.73 TLXTriple Lynx
OSK-W-21-2531-W11051.81054.02.24.08 Underdog
Underdog
including1052.41052.70.312.7 
OSK-W-21-2532-W3529.0532.33.334.626.9Caribou
Caribou
including531.8532.30.5151100
OSK-W-21-2537-W2986.0988.22.23.93 Triple LynxTriple Lynx
OSK-W-21-2548708.0710.32.35.78 Caribou
Caribou
including709.7710.00.337.4 
OSK-W-21-2548-W2722.0724.02.04.83 Caribou
Caribou
including722.4722.80.423.2 
 731.0733.02.03.90 CaribouCaribou
OSK-W-21-2549421.1423.82.7109612.9Caribou
Caribou
including423.5423.80.39850100
OSK-W-21-2555606.9609.02.111.1 Caribou
Caribou
including606.9607.60.731.9 
OSK-W-21-2565565.7572.26.54.67 CaribouCaribou
OSK-W-21-2571574.9577.02.16.10 CA2_2223Caribou
 581.4584.73.33.82 Caribou
Caribou
including584.2584.70.516.6 
OSK-W-21-2572555.0557.02.03.92 TLXTriple Lynx
WST-21-0862A90.795.34.64.85 BCTBobcat
 147.0149.02.05.11 LSW
Lynx SW
including147.6147.90.333.8 
WST-21-0872312.7316.94.278.461.1TLX_3163
Triple Lynx
including313.7314.10.4224100
 324.0326.02.023.5 Triple LynxTriple Lynx
WST-21-0873401.0403.02.036.030.9LSW
Lynx SW
including401.0401.60.6117100

Notes: True widths are estimated at 55 – 80% of the reported core length interval. See "Quality Control and Reporting Protocols" below. LX4 = Lynx 4, LSW = Lynx Southwest, TLX = Triple Lynx, UDD = Underdog, CA2 = Caribou, and BCT = Bobcat.

Drill hole location

Hole NumberAzimuth (°)Dip (°)Length (m)UTM EUTM NElevationSection
OSK-W-21-1432-W6132-55106545381154357794004300
OSK-W-21-1827-W5331-58120345250654343904032475
OSK-W-21-1827-W6331-58128145250654343904032475
OSK-W-21-1871-W1331-5661245249654343974022475
OSK-W-21-1882-W6328-58106245246954344054002450
OSK-W-21-1949-W8105-57128445344054354794013825
OSK-W-21-2287-W5116-53138045360754357144044075
OSK-W-21-2287-W6116-53144345360754357144044075
OSK-W-21-2416-W6123-5499045316954356244123650
OSK-W-21-2465-W1123-61103645339854355564133825
OSK-W-21-2479-W6344-55101445231554344193992325
OSK-W-21-2479-W9344-5576845231554344193992325
OSK-W-21-2503-W3126-58125745333354356414133800
OSK-W-21-2503-W5126-58121145333354356414133800
OSK-W-21-2531-W1344-62121545256654344154032550
OSK-W-21-2531-W2344-62117945256654344154032550
OSK-W-21-2532-W3341-60108245248054344284012475
OSK-W-21-2537-W2114-54106745298154355494203450
OSK-W-21-2548331-5777445282954345503982850
OSK-W-21-2548-W2331-5780145282954345503982850
OSK-W-21-2549332-5872345270354344554012675
OSK-W-21-2551-W2120-5594245362254356354054050
OSK-W-21-2555329-5974145272854344724012700
OSK-W-21-2564132-50100245296054355394193425
OSK-W-21-2565136-5771745276854353124063150
OSK-W-21-2571330-5670845268654345054032700
OSK-W-21-2572146-5077745288654354844093350
OSK-W-21-2575332-5869045268254343514022625
OSK-W-21-2580151-5913845333454357834073875
OSK-W-21-2582150-5215945333554358224063900
WST-21-0741178-251564535075435326-63800
WST-21-0839140-385774533215435235553600
WST-21-0843127-3411545331554351651243575
WST-21-0851A123-406184535075435332-483800
WST-21-0852A141-437094533215435236543600
WST-21-0854A134-417244533745435296-263675
WST-21-0858A118-416434535075435332-483800
WST-21-0862A151-5615445295454350032523175
WST-21-0871140-505824533215435236543600
WST-21-0872135-693484535085435327-73800
WST-21-0873152-6150745310554350652313325

Zone 27
Mineralization most commonly occurs as replacement-type characterized by 5% to 50% disseminated, stringer, semi-massive or stockwork pyrite, ptygmatic tourmaline veins, quartz-tourmaline crustiform veins, local quartz-carbonate veins, and local visible gold. Mineralization is associated with moderate to strong sericite, weak to strong silica, weak chlorite and carbonate and locally weak fuchsite and is hosted in strongly altered andesites, in or at the contact of the rhyolite, or along the contacts with felsic porphyritic intrusions.

Caribou Zone
Mineralization most commonly occurs in gold-bearing pyrite stockworks as well as semi-massive pyrite replacement zones associated with phyllic alteration (sericite-pyrite ± silica) with sulphides, pyrite dominated with minor chalcopyrite and sphalerite ranging from trace to up to 20%, and local visible gold. Mineralization is hosted in rhyolites or mafic-intermediate volcanics frequently at or near faults or the contact with felsic porphyritic intrusions.

Underdog
Mineralization most commonly occurs in gold-bearing quartz-pyrite (± tourmaline) veins and as disseminated, stringer, semi-massive to massive pyrite with minor sphalerite, chalcopyrite and molybdenite associated with strong sericite and silica alteration. Mineralization is hosted along the intrusive contacts of a three-phase composite felsic porphyritic unit which cross-cuts felsic and mafic volcanic sequences.

Lynx Zone
Mineralization occurs as grey to translucent quartz-carbonate-pyrite-tourmaline veins and pyrite replacement zones and stockworks. Vein-type mineralization is associated with haloes of pervasive sericite-pyrite ± silica alteration and contain sulphides (predominantly pyrite with minor amounts of chalcopyrite, sphalerite, galena, arsenopyrite, and pyrrhotite) and local visible gold. Replacement mineralization is associated with strong pervasive silica-sericite-ankerite ± tourmaline alteration and contains disseminated pyrite from trace to 80% with local visible gold. Pyrite stockworks can form envelopes that reach several tens of metres thick. Fuchsite alteration is common and is spatially constrained to near the gabbros. Mineralization occurs at or near geological contacts between felsic porphyritic or fragmental intrusions and the host rhyolites or gabbros and locally can be hosted along the gabbro-rhyolite contact.

Bobcat
Mineralization most commonly occurs in gold-bearing quartz-pyrite veins controlled by northeast trending faults and shears and to a lesser extent in minor crustiform quartz-tourmaline-ankerite-pyrite veins and pyrite replacement zones and stockwork. Mineralization is hosted in sheared mafic volcanics, rhyolites near faults, or at the contact with felsic porphyritic intrusions.

F-Zones
Mineralization is hosted in sheared andesites with carbonate replacement or quartz veining and occurs as quartz ± ankerite veinlets or as replacement type in shear zones and is characterised by trace to 10% pyrite with local visible gold. Alteration is dominated by sericite-fuchsite-tourmaline-pyrite.

Qualified Person
The scientific and technical content of this news release has been reviewed, prepared and approved by Mr. Louis Grenier, M.Sc.A., P.Geo. (OGQ 800), Director of Exploration for Osisko's Windfall gold project, who is a "qualified person" as defined by National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101").

Quality Control and Reporting Protocols
True width determination is estimated at 55-80% of the reported core length interval for the zone. Assays are uncut except where indicated. Intercepts occur within geological confines of major zones but have not been correlated to individual vein domains at this time. Reported intervals include minimum weighted averages of 3.5 g/t Au diluted over core lengths of at least 2.0 metres. NQ core assays were obtained by either 1-kilogram screen fire assay or standard 50-gram fire-assaying-AA finish or gravimetric finish at (i) ALS Laboratories in Val d'Or, Québec, Vancouver, British Colombia, Lima, Peru or Vientiane, Laos (ii) Bureau Veritas in Timmins, Ontario. The 1-kilogram screen assay method is selected by the geologist when samples contain coarse gold or present a higher percentage of pyrite than surrounding intervals. Selected samples are also analyzed for multi-elements, including silver, using a Four Acid Digestion-ICP-MS method at ALS Laboratories. Drill program design, Quality Assurance/Quality Control ("QA/QC") and interpretation of results is performed by qualified persons employing a QA/QC program consistent with NI 43-101 and industry best practices. Standards and blanks are included with every 20 samples for QA/QC purposes by the Corporation as well as the lab. Approximately 5% of sample pulps are sent to secondary laboratories for check assay.

About the Windfall Gold Deposit
The Windfall gold deposit is located between Val-d'Or and Chibougamau in the Abitibi region of Québec, Canada. The Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) defined by Osisko, as disclosed in the news release dated February 17, 2021 is supported by the technical report entitled “Preliminary Economic Assessment Update for the Windfall Project” dated April 26, 2021 (that includes Windfall Mineral Resource Estimate with an effective date  of November 30, 2020), and assuming a cut-off grade of 3.50 g/t Au, comprises 521,000 tonnes at 11.3 g/t Au (189,000 ounces) in the measured mineral resource category, 5,502,000 tonnes at 9.4 g/t Au (1,668,000 ounces) in the indicated mineral resource category and 16,401,000 tonnes at 8.0 g/t Au (4,244,000 ounces) in the inferred mineral resource category. The key assumptions, parameters and methods used to estimate the mineral resource estimate disclosed in the February 17, 2021 news release are further described in the full technical report prepared by BBA Inc. in accordance with NI 43-101 and is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) under the Corporation's issuer profile. The Windfall gold deposit is currently one of the highest-grade resource-stage gold projects in Canada and has world-class scale. Mineralization occurs in three principal zones: Lynx, Main Zone, and Underdog. Mineralization is generally comprised of sub-vertical zones following intrusive porphyry contacts plunging to the northeast. The resources are defined from surface to a depth of 1,600 metres as it now includes the Triple 8 (T8) zone. The resources excluding T8 are defined from surface to a depth of 1,200 metres. The deposit remains open along strike and at depth. Mineralization has been identified at surface in some areas and as deep as 2,625 metres in others with significant potential to extend mineralization down-plunge and at depth.

About Osisko Mining Inc.
Osisko is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold resource properties in Canada. Osisko holds a 100% interest in the high-grade Windfall gold deposit located between Val-d'Or and Chibougamau in Québec and holds a 100% undivided interest in a large area of claims in the surrounding Urban Barry area and nearby Quévillon area (over 2,700 square kilometres).

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the applicable Canadian securities legislation that is based on expectations, estimates, projections and interpretations as at the date of this news release. Any statement that involves predictions, expectations, interpretations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance (often, but not always, using phrases such as "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "interpreted", "management's view", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", "plans", "budget", "scheduled", "forecasts", "estimates", "potential", "feasibility", "believes" or "intends" or variations of such words and phrases or stating that certain actions, events or results "may" or "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken to occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking information and are intended to identify forward-looking information. This news release contains the forward-looking information pertaining to, among other things: the Windfall gold deposit being one of the highest-grade resource-stage gold projects in Canada and having world-class scale; the key assumptions, parameters and methods used to estimate the mineral resource estimate disclosed in this news release; the prospects, if any, of the Windfall gold deposit; timing and ability of Osisko to file a technical report for the mineral resource estimate disclosed in this news release; the timing and ability of Osisko, if at all, to publish a feasibility study for the Windfall gold deposit; the amount and type of drilling to be completed and the timing to complete such drilling; the focus of the remaining infill drilling; the trend of grade increase; the Lynx zone remaining open to expansion down plunge; upgrading a inferred mineral resource to a measured mineral resource or indicated mineral resource category; future drilling at the Windfall gold deposit; the significance of historic exploration activities and results. Such factors include, among others, risks relating to the ability of exploration activities (including drill results) to accurately predict mineralization; errors in management's geological modelling; the ability of Osisko to complete further exploration activities, including (infill) drilling; property and royalty interests in the Windfall gold deposit; the ability of the Corporation to obtain required approvals; the results of exploration activities; risks relating to mining activities; the global economic climate; metal prices; dilution; environmental risks; and community and non-governmental actions. Although the forward-looking information contained in this news release is based upon what management believes, or believed at the time, to be reasonable assumptions, Osisko cannot assure shareholders and prospective purchasers of securities of the Corporation that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking information, as there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended, and neither Osisko nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any such forward-looking information. Osisko does not undertake, and assumes no obligation, to update or revise any such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information contained herein to reflect new events or circumstances, except as may be required by law.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
John Burzynski
Chief Executive Officer
Telephone (416) 363-8653 


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Spruce Ridge Oil & Gas Ships its First Load of Oil to a Refinery

 

October 15, 2021 – TheNewswire – Spruce Ridge Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SHL) (OTC:SRCGF) – (“Spruce Ridge” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce…

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October 15, 2021 – TheNewswire - Spruce Ridge Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SHL) (OTC:SRCGF) - (“Spruce Ridge” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Spruce Ridge Oil & Gas Inc. (“SRO&G”) has shipped its first load of oil to a refinery.  The current contract we have with our customer is to supply 75m3 at $78.13 USD per barrel or   $491.44 USD per m3 less deductions and before royalties.  The revenue for the first shipment will be approximately $11,867 CDN.  A second delivery of oil is expected on Monday.  Subsequent contracts will be valued at the current spot price.

 

At this time, we currently have three oil wells operating and three wells are in the process of being started.  

 

John Ryan, CEO stated “We are thrilled with the progress made to date on this project and look forward to updating shareholders as we continue to bring new wells online.  In light of the current global market for oil, we believe this is an opportunity for Spruce Ridge to generate a consistent cash flow which will mitigate the need for financing to advance our very exciting exploration projects in Newfoundland and Timmins”.

  

About Spruce Ridge Resources Ltd.

 

Spruce Ridge holds a 100% interest in the Great Burnt Copper-Gold Property in Central Newfoundland which covers a series of copper ± gold rich VMS deposits.  Spruce Ridge recently acquired certain mineral leases with petroleum and natural gas rights, plus oil and gas wells, pipelines and facilities in the Unity area of southwestern Saskatchewan.  Included in the purchase are 793 ha of petroleum and natural gas rights from surface to the base of the Mannville Group with an average working interest of 84%.  The purchase includes 5 active oil wells, 10 suspended oil and gas wells, heavy oil facilities, pipelines, and an active produced water disposal well.  Spruce Ridge Resources sold its interest in in the Crawford Nickel-Cobalt Sulphide project to Canada Nickel Company Inc. but retained ground which contains VMS and gold targets.  Spruce Ridge’s Viking/Kramer gold properties in Western Newfoundland are optioned to Magna Terra Minerals Inc.

  

For further information please contact:

 

John Ryan, President and CEO

Spruce Ridge Resources Ltd.

Phone: 519-822-5904

Email: [email protected]

  

Forward-Looking Statements

 

Neither 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.  This News Release includes certain "forward-looking statements" which are not comprised of historical facts.  Forward-looking statements include estimates and statements that describe the Company’s future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Forward-looking statements may be identified by such terms as “believes”, “anticipates”, “expects”, “estimates”, “may”, “could”, “would”, “will”, or “plan”. Since forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Although these statements are based on information currently available to the Company, the Company provides no assurance that actual results will meet management’s expectations.  Risks, uncertainties and other factors involved with forward-looking information could cause actual events, results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward looking information in this news release includes, but is not limited to, the intention to complete the transactions, and the Company’s objectives, goals or future plans. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to an inability to complete the transactions, failure to identify mineral resources, failure to convert estimated mineral resources to reserves, delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required regulatory, governmental, environmental or other project approvals, political risks, inability to fulfill the duty to accommodate First Nations and other indigenous peoples, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, changes in equity markets, inflation, changes in exchange rates, fluctuations in commodity prices, delays in the development of projects, capital and operating costs varying significantly from estimates and the other risks involved in the mineral exploration and development industry, and those risks set out in the Company’s public documents filed on SEDAR. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking information in this news release are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information, which only applies as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law.

 

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.

 

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PetroTal Issues Equity Vested Through PSU Plan and TVR

Calgary, Alberta and Houston, Texas–(Newsfile Corp. – October 15, 2021) – PetroTal Corp. (TSXV: TAL) (AIM: PTAL) (OTC Pink: PTALF) ("PetroTal" or the…

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Calgary, Alberta and Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - October 15, 2021) - PetroTal Corp. (TSXV: TAL) (AIM: PTAL) (OTC Pink: PTALF) ("PetroTal" or the "Company") announces that the Company has issued an aggregate of 3,103,716 Common Shares to employees (including 1,645,267 shares to a person discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMR's") pursuant to the obligation to annually issue vested performance share units ("PSUs")) to acquire Common Shares under the Company's performance and restricted share unit plan, as approved by the TSX Venture Exchange on December 12, 2019.

Further details regarding the PSU plan are set out in the management information circular of the Company dated May 19, 2021 which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Admission to Trading on AIM/TSXV and Total Voting Rights

Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of 3,103,716 Common Shares to trading on AIM ("Admission") and to the TSXV for listing of 3,103,716 Common Shares for trading on the facilities of the TSXV. It is expected that Admission will become effective at 8.00 a.m. on or around October 21, 2021. Following Admission, the Company will have 823,309,231 Common Shares issued and there are no shares held in treasury. For purposes of the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 823,309,231 Common Shares. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change of their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

ABOUT PETROTAL

PetroTal is a publicly traded, tri‐quoted (TSXV: TAL) (AIM: PTAL) (OTC Pink: PTALF) oil and gas development and production Company domiciled in Calgary, Alberta, focused on the development of oil assets in Peru. PetroTal's flagship asset is its 100% working interest in Bretana oil field in Peru's Block 95 where oil production was initiated in June 2018. In early 2020, PetroTal became the second largest crude oil producer in Peru. The Company's management team has significant experience in developing and exploring for oil in Peru and is led by a Board of Directors that is focused on safely and cost effectively developing the Bretana oil field. It is actively building new initiatives to champion community sensitive energy production, benefiting all stakeholders.

For further information, please see the Company's website at www.petrotal-corp.com, the Company's filed documents at www.sedar.com, or below:

Douglas Urch
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
[email protected]
T: (713) 609-9101

Manolo Zuniga
President and Chief Executive Officer
[email protected]
T: (713) 609-9101

PetroTal Investor Relations
[email protected]

Celicourt Communications
Mark Antelme / Jimmy Lea
[email protected]
T : 44 (0) 208 434 2643

Strand Hanson Limited (Nominated & Financial Adviser)
James Spinney / Ritchie Balmer
T: 44 (0) 207 409 3494

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited (Joint Broker)
Callum Stewart / Simon Mensley / Ashton Clanfield
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7710 7600

Auctus Advisors LLP (Joint Broker)
Jonathan Wright
T: +44 (0) 7711 627449

READER ADVISORIES

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release contains certain statements that may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Such statements relate to possible future events, including, but not limited to: PetroTal's business strategy, objectives, strength and focus; oil production levels, well payout production and the ability of the Company to achieve near term production targets; anticipated future production and revenue; continued operation of the ONP and PetroTal's access thereto, the Company's expectations regarding netbacks and free cash flow; and future development and growth prospects. All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forward-looking statements. In addition, statements relating to expected production, reserves, recovery, costs and valuation are deemed to be forward-looking statements as they involve the implied assessment, based on certain estimates and assumptions that the reserves described can be profitably produced in the future. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "plan", "estimate", "potential", "will", "should", "continue", "may", "objective" and similar expressions. The forward-looking statements are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the Company, including, but not limited to, expectations and assumptions concerning the ability of existing infrastructure to deliver production and the anticipated capital expenditures associated therewith, the ability of the Ministry of Energy to effectively achieve its objectives in respect of reducing social conflict and collaborating towards continued investment in the energy sector, reservoir characteristics, recovery factor, exploration upside, prevailing commodity prices and the actual prices received for PetroTal's products, including pursuant to hedging arrangements, the availability and performance of drilling rigs, facilities, pipelines, other oilfield services and skilled labour, royalty regimes and exchange rates, the application of regulatory and licensing requirements, the accuracy of PetroTal's geological interpretation of its drilling and land opportunities, current legislation, receipt of required regulatory approval, the success of future drilling and development activities, the performance of new wells, the Company's growth strategy, general economic conditions and availability of required equipment and services. Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to, risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general (e.g., operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production, costs and expenses; and health, safety and environmental risks), commodity price volatility, price differentials and the actual prices received for products, exchange rate fluctuations, legal, political and economic instability in Peru, access to transportation routes and markets for the Company's production, changes in legislation affecting the oil and gas industry and uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures. In addition, the Company cautions that current global uncertainty with respect to the spread of the COVID-19 virus and its effect on the broader global economy may have a significant negative effect on the Company. While the precise impact of the COVID-19 virus on the Company remains unknown, rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus may continue to have a material adverse effect on global economic activity, and may continue to result in volatility and disruption to global supply chains, operations, mobility of people and the financial markets, which could affect interest rates, credit ratings, credit risk, inflation, business, financial conditions, results of operations and other factors relevant to the Company. Please refer to the risk factors identified in the most recent management's discussion and analysis and the most recent annual information form which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.

OIL AND GAS INFORMATION: References in this press release to short‐term production rates are useful in confirming the presence of hydrocarbons, however such rates are not determinative of the rates at which such wells will commence production and decline thereafter and are not indicative of long term performance or of ultimate recovery. While encouraging, readers are cautioned not to place reliance on such rates in calculating the aggregate production for PetroTal. The Company cautions that such results should be considered to be preliminary.

RESERVES DISCLOSURE: The reserve estimates contained herein were derived from a reserves assessment and evaluation prepared by Netherland Sewell Associates, Inc., a qualified independent reserves evaluator, with an effective date of December 31, 2020 (the "NSAI Reserves Report"). The NSAI Reserves Report has been prepared in accordance with definitions, standards and procedures contained in National Instrument 51-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities ("NI 51 101") and the most recent publication of the Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation Handbook (the "COGE Handbook") The reserve estimates contained herein are estimates only and there is no guarantee that the estimated reserves will be recovered. Volumes of reserves have been presented based on the Company's total working interest. Readers should give attention to the estimates of individual classes of reserves and appreciate the differing probabilities of recovery associated with each category. The estimates of reserves for individual properties may not reflect the same confidence level as estimates of reserves for all properties, due to the effects of aggregation.

TYPE CURVES: Certain type curve disclosure presented herein represents estimates of the production decline and ultimate volumes expected to be recovered from wells over the life of the well. The type curves represent what management thinks an average well will achieve, based on methodology that is analogous to wells with similar geological features. Individual wells may be higher or lower but over a larger number of wells, management expects the average to come out to the type curve. Over time type curves can and will change based on achieving more production history on older wells or more recent completion information on newer wells. Additional details on well performance and management's type curves are available in the presentation on PetroTal's website at www.petrotal-corp.com.

OIL REFERENCES: All references to "oil" or "crude oil" production, revenue or sales in this press release mean "heavy crude oil" as defined in NI 51-101. All references to Brent indicate Intercontinental Exchange ("ICE") Brent.

NON-GAAP MEASURES: This press release contains financial terms that are not considered measures under generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") such as operating netback and free cash flow that do not have any standardized meaning under GAAP and may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. Management uses these non-GAAP measures for its own performance measurement and to provide shareholders and investors with additional measurements of the Company's efficiency and its ability to fund a portion of its future capital expenditures. Netback is calculated by dividing net operating income by barrels sold in the corresponding period. Free cash flow is operating cash flow before hedging minus maintenance capital expenditures. Please refer to the most recent management's discussion and analysis for additional information relating to non-GAAP measures.

FOFI DISCLOSURE: This press release contains future-oriented financial information and financial outlook information (collectively, "FOFI") about PetroTal's prospective results of operations, production and well payout production, 2021 capital program and budget, free cash flow and components thereof, all of which are subject to the same assumptions, risk factors, limitations and qualifications as set forth in the above paragraphs. FOFI contained in this press release was approved by management as of the date of this press release and was included for the purpose of providing further information about PetroTal's anticipated future business operations. PetroTal disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any FOFI contained in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required pursuant to applicable law. Readers are cautioned that the FOFI contained in this press release should not be used for purposes other than for which it is disclosed herein. All FOFI contained in this press release complies with the requirements of Canadian securities legislation, including NI 51-101.

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 press release.

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Damara Gold Completes Phase II Soil Sampling and Commences Trenching on Placer Mountain

October 15, 2021 – TheNewswire – DAMARA GOLD CORP. (TSXV:DMR) (OTC:SLMZF)  (“Damara” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has completed…

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October 15, 2021 – TheNewswire - DAMARA GOLD CORP. (TSXV:DMR) (OTC:SLMZF)  (Damara or the Company) is pleased to announce it has completed a Phase II soil sampling program and commenced mechanized trenching on its Placer Mountain Project (“Placer Mountain” or the “Property”) located south of Princeton, British Columbia.

 

The Phase II exploration program consisted of the collection of 660 soil samples on a 25m x 25m grid and was directed at infilling and extending a large new gold-in-soil anomaly located 2.5 kilometers northeast of the Main Vein. During the program, soil samplers identified abundant sulfide-mineralized and oxidized quartz-limonite vein float and granodiorite float within the new anomaly, along a short logging road that cuts a portion of the anomaly. The area is underlain by a granodiorite intrusion, which is a different geology to the volcanics which host the Main Vein. The soils along the short logging road are a gossanous bright orange colour which suggests the presence of oxidized sulfides. The trenching is focused along this stretch of road, with the aim of uncovering the source of the quartz-sulfide-limonite float boulders and a possible orientation of any underlying veins. Photographs of the rock samples collected within the new anomaly, as well as a separate multi-element anomaly to the northwest which is underlain by pyritic black shales can be found at the following link:

https://www.damaragoldcorp.com/2021_exploration_program_gallery.html

 

2021 Drill Program Planning

The aim of the trenching program will be to help locate several planned drill holes to test the new gold-in-soil anomaly. The upcoming drill program, which is expected to commence in November, will test at least 4 separate target areas, including extensions of the Main Vein in both directions, the parallel SGH gold anomaly, and the new soil anomaly discussed above.

 

Larry Nagy, CEO, commented “We are very pleased with the progress the Company has made on Placer Mountain this season and are looking forward to our upcoming drill program. In addition to testing the Main Vein along strike in both directions, this summer’s field work has generated two additional high-quality targets, both of which we are very excited to test as well. The Property’s location allows for late season drilling with results throughout the winter months, which will allow an early start to drilling the following field season.”

 

Qualified Person

 

Dr. Gerald G. Carlson, PhD, PEng, technical advisor to the Company, is the Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 who has reviewed and approved the technical data in this report.

 

About Damara

 

Damara Gold Corp. is a TSX Venture listed Canadian public company with a Board of Directors seasoned in the mineral exploration industry with extensive and successful international experience with a focus on identifying and acquiring prospective and under-explored gold properties worldwide.

 

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF DAMARA

“Larry Nagy”

Larry Nagy, Chief Executive Officer

 

For additional information visit Damara’s website at www.damaragoldcorp.com or contact:

 

Damara Gold Corp.

Larry Nagy

Chief Executive Officer or

Terese Gieselman

Chief Financial Officer

Ph: (250-717-1840)

 

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking Information", as such term is used in applicable Canadian securities laws.  Such forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements, or developments in the industry to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward-looking information includes statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will," "would," "may," "could" or "should" occur.

 

Although the Company believes the forward-looking information contained in this news release is reasonable based on information available on the date hereof, by its nature forward-looking information involves assumptions and known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information.

 

Examples of such assumptions, risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, assumptions, risks and uncertainties associated with general economic conditions; the Covid-19 pandemic; adverse industry events; the receipt of required regulatory approvals and the timing of such approvals; that the Company maintains good relationships with the communities in which it operates or proposes to operate, future legislative and regulatory developments in the mining sector; the Companys ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, and/or inability to access sufficient capital on favorable terms; mining industry and markets in Canada and generally; the ability of the Company to implement its business strategies; competition; the risk that any of the assumptions prove not to be valid or reliable, which could result in delays, or cessation in planned work, risks associated with the interpretation of data, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits, the possibility that results will not be consistent with the Company’s expectations, as well as other assumptions risks and uncertainties applicable to mineral exploration and development activities and to the Company, including as set forth in the Company’s public disclosure documents filed on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.

 

THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS PRESS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF DAMARA AS OF THE DATE OF THIS PRESS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE DAMARA MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME EXCEPT AS REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS.

 

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 press release.

   

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