Toronto, Ontario November 29, 2011 - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco (Atlantic)") (TSX-V: EOG) is pleased to announce that its common shares will begin trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") today under the symbol "EOG".
Gil Holzman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eco Atlantic commented, "Going public on the TSX-V is an important step for Eco in achieving its long term strategy to become a leading oil and gas exploration and production company. We are positive that this step will expose the highly prospective Namibian offshore oil potential to international investors, thus enabling Eco to further our state of the art exploration program."
About Eco Atlantic
Eco Atlantic is an oil and gas exploration company focused on the new and bourgeoning energy play in Namibia. Through its wholly owned Namibian subsidiary ("Eco Namibia"), it holds five Government of the Republic of Namibia issued petroleum licenses. Offshore, Eco Atlantic holds three license blocks covering more than 25,000 square kilometers (6,177,000 acres) and onshore, Eco Atlantic holds two license blocks covering 30,000 square kilometers (7,413,000 acres). Eco Namibia, founded in 2008, enjoys a strong local presence having a longstanding relationship with the energy and oil and gas sector in Namibia and the region. The terms and conditions of these licenses are regulated by agreements signed by Eco with the Government of the Republic of Namibia in March 2011.
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Although Eco Atlantic believes in light of the experience of its officers and directors, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors that have been considered appropriate that the expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because Eco Atlantic can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and Eco Atlantic 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.
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For more information on Eco Atlantic contact:
President and Chief Executive Officer
Manager, Investor Relations