VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 18, 2013) - ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. ("ShaMaran" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SNM)(OMX:SNM) is pleased to report that at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting held today in Vancouver, shareholders approved all of the resolutions put forward at the meeting, namely:
- Received the consolidated audited financial statements of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2012;
- Appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year and authorized the directors to fix their remuneration;
- Fixed the number of directors at six (6);
- Elected Keith Hill, Pradeep Kabra, Brian Edgar, Gary Guidry, Alexandre Schneiter and J. Cameron Bailey as directors for the ensuing year;
- Approved the Company's incentive stock option plan; and
- Approved a special resolution authorizing an amendment of the Company's Articles to include advance notice provisions with respect to election of directors.
ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. is a Kurdistan focused oil development and exploration vehicle with a 20.1% direct interest in the Atrush Block located in the region. This project is nearby and on trend with existing fields and recent discoveries.
Kurdistan lies within the northern extension of the Zagros Folded Belt. The area is highly underexplored and is currently undergoing a significant exploration and development campaign by over 40 international oil companies.
ShaMaran Petroleum is a Canadian oil and gas company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the NASDAQ OMX First North Exchange (Stockholm) under the symbol "SNM".
This press release contains statements about expected or anticipated future events and financial results that are forward-looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, such as legal and political risk, civil unrest, general economic, market and business conditions, the regulatory process and actions, technical issues, new legislation, competitive and general economic factors and conditions, the uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans, the occurrence of unexpected events and management's capacity to execute and implement its future plans. Actual results may differ materially from those projected by management. Further, any forward-looking information is made only as of a certain date and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking information or statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management of the Company to predict all of these factors and to assess in advance the impact of each such factor on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking information.
On behalf of the Board,
Pradeep Kabra, President and CEO
ShaMaran Petroleum's Certified Advisor on NASDAQ OMX First North is Pareto Öhman AB.
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