Perisson Announces Closing of CDN$4 million Secured Debenture Financing

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(businesspress24) - CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/17 -- Perisson Petroleum Corporation ("Perisson" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: POG) is pleased to announce that it has closed a debenture financing with a private corporate lender in the aggregate amount of CDN$4 million. The Debenture is amortized over a 7-year period, maturing on February 15, 2017, is secured against the Company''s oil and gas assets in Twining, Alberta and bears an interest rate of 1.5% per month. Proceeds of the Debenture financing will be used by the Company to satisfy its current outstanding secured convertible debentures and for general corporate purposes.

Mr. Gary Chen, CEO of Perisson, commented "The closing of the $4 million debenture funding is the initial stage of Perisson''s growth plan. The Company is now in a position to complete its next phase of equity funding necessary to drive growth through the acquisition of accretive oil and gas properties in Canada."

The Company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gary Tsai as Vice President, Business Administration. Mr. Tsai initially joined Perisson on March 2014 as the General Manager of Morichal Sinoco, S.A., Perisson''s wholly owned Colombian subsidiary. Mr.Tsai holds an MBA degree from the School of Business, State University of New York at Buffalo and holds a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the Tatung Institute of Technology in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

About Perisson Petroleum Corporation

Perisson Petroleum Corporation trades on the TSX-V under the symbol "POG". The Corporation has ownership in certain oil and gas producing properties in the Twining area of Alberta, Canada. The Company also holds a 100% working interest in the VMM-17 block, a license located in the prolific, stable, oil-producing region of the Middle Magdalena Basin in central Colombia.


This news release includes certain information, with management''s assessment of Perisson''s future plans and operations, and contains forward-looking statements which may include some or all of the following: (i) anticipated production rates; (ii) expected results of capital programs; (iii) expected timelines for production optimization; (iv) net debt levels; (v) anticipated operating costs; and (vi) expected capital projects and associated spending; which are provided to allow investors to better understand the Company''s business. By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties; some of which are beyond Perisson''s control, including the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve estimates, environmental risks, changes in environmental tax and royalty legislation, competition from other industry participants, the lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, stock market volatility and ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, and other risks and uncertainties described under the heading ''Risk Factors'' and elsewhere in the Company''s Management Discussion and Analysis and other documents filed with Canadian provincial securities authorities and are available to the public at . Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The principal assumptions Perisson has made includes security of land interests; drilling cost stability; finance and debt markets continuing to be receptive to financing the Company, the ability of the Company to monetize non-core assets and industry standard rates of geologic and operational success. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Perisson disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. For more information on the Company, Investors should review the Company''s registered filings which are available at .

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities offered have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

Trading in the securities of Perisson Petroleum Corporation should be considered highly speculative. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


Perisson Petroleum Corporation
Chien-Yeh (Gary) Chen
Chairman of the Board and CEO

Perisson Petroleum Corporation
Wayne Rousch
Direct Line: (403) 827-8597

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Date: 02/21/2017 - 08:36
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