Fully integrated oil and gas company Petroteq Energy (TSX.V: PQE) (OTCQX: PQEFF) this morning announced that it has acquired further acreage in the resource rich Uintah Basin. At auction, Petroteq finalized the acquisition of two leases for 1,312 acres of land in the Asphalt Ridge, Utah area. A report titled “Evaluation of Contingent Resources” from Chapman Petroleum Engineering, Ltd. dated April 30, 2018 states that the newly acquired leases contain 7.331 million barrels of contingent resource, increasing Petroteq’s total contingent resources to 93.4 million barrels. Additionally, Petroteq announced the grant of 8,350,000 stock options to officers, directors and consultants of the company at an exercise price of $1.00 per common share expiring on June 5, 2028. The grant is in accordance with the company’s newly amended stock option plan which was approved by shareholders at its May 29, 2018 shareholder’s meeting. “We are pleased with the new Report from Chapman as this is an accretive transaction benefiting our shareholders. We look forward to applying our patented mining extraction technology process to this additional resource. This acquisition is highly valuable to us as it increases our operating footprint in Asphalt Ridge, giving us more mineable resources but also giving us more flexibility in how we mine the acreage we already have,” Petroteq CEO David Sealock stated in the news release.
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About Petroteq Energy Inc.
Petroteq is a fully integrated oil and gas company focused on the development and implementation of a new proprietary technology for oil extraction. The company has an environmentally safe and sustainable technology for the extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits. Petroteq is engaged in the development and implementation of its patented environmentally friendly heavy oil processing and extraction technologies. Petroteq’s proprietary process produces zero greenhouse gas, zero waste and requires no high temperatures. Petroteq is currently focused on developing its oil sands resources and expanding production capacity at its Asphalt Ridge heavy oil extraction facility located near Vernal, Utah. The company also owns a minority stake in an exploration and production play located in southwest Texas held by Accord GR Energy Inc. In addition, the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary PetroBLOQ, LLC, is seeking to develop the first blockchain based platform created exclusively for the supply chain needs of the oil & gas sector. For more information, visit www.Petroteq.energy and www.PetroBLOQ.com.
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