CUT BANK, MT, May 14, 2012 /CNW/ – Mountainview Energy Ltd. (“Mountainview” or the “Company”) (MVW:TSX-V) is pleased to announce that further to its previously announced proposed:
acquisition of certain oil and gas assets located in the Williams and Lake Frances areas of Pondera County, Montana, which consist of: (i) 15,520 gross (15,520 net) acres of developed land producing approximately 66 gross (42 net) boe/d of natural gas; and (ii) 40,583 gross (31,593 net) acres of undeveloped land (the “Pondera Assets”);

acquisition of a certain compressor plant, related ancillary equipment and field wellhead equipment and pipelines related to the Pondera Assets (the “Pondera Equipment”);

acquisition of certain non-producing oil and natural gas assets located in the Medicine Lake prospect in Divide County, North Dakota and Sheridan County, Montana, consisting of approximately 44,181 gross (8,836 net) acres of undeveloped land (the “Medicine Lake Assets” and collectively with the Pondera Assets and the Pondera Equipment, the “Assets”);

continuance of the Company into the Province of Alberta (the “Continuance”),
The holders of common shares of Mountainview (“Mountainview Shareholders”) have approved the acquisition of the Assets and the Continuance and such transactions have closed. Mountainview Shareholders overwhelmingly supported the acquisition of the Assets and the Continuance, with 100% of Mountainview Shareholders that voted in person or by proxy at the special meeting of Mountainview Shareholders voting in favour of the transaction.
Following the completion of the acquisition of the Assets, Mountainview’s oil and gas production is now 192 boe/d and Mountainview’s undeveloped land position is an aggregate of 92,000 gross (23,550 net) acres in the Williston Basin and an aggregate of 78,382 gross (70,000 net) acres in the South Alberta Bakken play.

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