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Toscana Energy Announces Closing of $12.5 Million Asset Disposition and Amended Credit Facilities

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toscana Energy Income Corporation ("TEI" or the "Corporation") (TSX:TEI) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced disposition of its non-operated oil and natural gas interests in northwestern Alberta (the "Assets") for total cash consideration of $12.5 million, subject to any industry standard post-closing adjustments. Details of the Asset disposition were outlined in the Corporation’s press release dated August 17, 2016.

Following the closing of the disposition of the Assets, the Corporation’s credit facilities have been adjusted to $36 million to reflect the loss in loan value accorded to the disposition. The Corporation is currently drawn $27.5 million on its credit facilities. The next review is scheduled to occur on May 1, 2017.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This news release contains forwardlooking statements and forwardlooking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. These statements relate to future events or future performance. All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forwardlooking statements or information. Forwardlooking statements and information are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "appear", "seek", "anticipate", "plan", "continue", "estimate", "approximate", "expect", "may", "will", "project", "predict", "potential", "targeting", "intend", "could", "might", "should", "believe", "would" and similar expressions.

More particularly and without limitation, this news release contains forwardlooking statements and information concerning applicable post-closing adjustments in relation to the disposition of the Assets and the date for the next review of the Corporation’s credit facilities. The forwardlooking statements and information are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by management of the Corporation, including expectations and assumptions concerning applicable post-closing adjustments in relation to the disposition of the Assets; and timing for the next review of the Corporation’s credit facilities. Although management of the Corporation believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward looking statements and information are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forwardlooking statements and information since no assurance can be given that they will prove to be correct.

Forward-looking statements and information are provided for the purpose of providing information about the current expectations and plans of management of the Corporation relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such statements and information may not be appropriate for other purposes, such as making investment decisions. Since forwardlooking statements and information 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, general business, economic and market conditions; the risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general; incorrect assessment of the value of the disposition and failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the disposition of the Assets; and changes in legislation, including but not limited to tax laws, royalties and environmental regulations. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forwardlooking statements, timelines and information contained in this news release. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.

The forwardlooking statements and information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and no undertaking is given to update publicly or revise any forwardlooking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws or the Toronto Stock Exchange. The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

About Toscana Energy Income Corporation
Toscana Energy Income Corporation is a conventional oil and gas producer with the mandate to acquire high quality, long life oil and gas assets including royalties, non-operated working interests and unitized production for yield and capital appreciation. Toscana Energy Income Corporation is managed by Sprott Toscana through Toscana Energy Corporation. Sprott Toscana is a member of the Sprott Group of Companies.

For further information, please visit our website at www.sprott-toscana.com or contact:
Joseph S. Durante, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: (403) 410-6793
Fax: (403) 444-0090
E-Mail: jdurante@sprott-toscana.com



Source:Toscana Energy Income Corporation