Strategic Alternatives Process: Boulder Energy Ltd.

GLOBENEWSWIRE

Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 6 AM MDT

CALGARY, Alberta, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boulder Energy Ltd. (“Boulder” or the “Company”) has engaged National Bank Financial Inc. (“NBF”) as Financial Advisor and Raymond James Ltd. (“Raymond James”) as Co-Financial Advisor to initiate a process (the “Strategic Review”) to identify, examine and consider all strategic and financial alternatives available to the Company, including a sale of the Company’s assets, with the ultimate view of enhancing stakeholder value.

Strategic Review

The Strategic Review is intended to explore a comprehensive range of strategic and transaction alternatives, including, but not limited to, a sale of the Company, investment in, merger or other business combination, a recapitalization or refinancing, a sale of all or a portion of the Company’s assets, or any combination thereof, among all other alternatives to improve the Company’s financial position and maximize value.

Overview of Boulder

Boulder Energy Ltd. is a private oil and natural gas producer with high-working-interest operations in the multi-zone Belly River play at Brazeau in the Alberta Deep Basin. Key highlights include:

  • 44 degree API light sweet oil with top tier operating netbacks;
  • ~100% owned and operated infrastructure;
  • More than 165,000 net acres of land controlled;
  • Inventory of high-quality prospective drilling locations for oil; and
  • Successful enhanced oil recovery (EOR) schemes with minimal capital required to increase and expand gas injection programs.

The Company provides a stable, low-decline production base, with average daily production net to Boulder in March 2021 of approximately 2,860 boe/d, consisting of approximately 1,928 bbls/d of oil and natural gas liquids and 5,594 mcf/d of natural gas.

Net operating income for calendar 2020 totaled approximately $16.7 million. The Company estimates Q1 2021 net operating income to be approximately $7.0 million, or $28.0 million annualized.

A downloadable, non-confidential summary of opportunity will be posted to Boulder’s website when available - see www.boulderenergy.ca.

Advisor Contacts

For access to marketing materials and a Confidentiality Agreement (“CA”) please contact NBF or Raymond James. More detailed confidential information and process timeline will be provided to any party executing a CA.

Offers relating to this transaction will be accepted until 12:00pm MST on May 27, 2021.

National Bank Financial Inc.Chris MuldoonManaging Director, Investment Banking Phone: (403) 290-5105Email: chris.muldoon@nbc.ca

Raymond James Ltd.Dion DegrandManaging Director, Head of Canadian Oil & Gas Investment BankingPhone: (403) 509-0517Email: dion.degrand@raymondjames.ca

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