2015

Orca Exploration announces first US$20 million drawdown from US$60 million IFC facility

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 14 December 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Pan African Energy Tanzania Limited (“PAET”) has made an…

Orca Exploration Announces Completion of Q3 2015 Interim Filings

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 24 November 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) announces that it has filed its condensed consolidated interim financial statements and management’s discussion and…

Orca Exploration announces appointment of Mr Blaine E. Karst as Chief Financial Officer

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 2nd November 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Blaine E. Karst as Chief Financial Officer. Mr.…

Orca Exploration announces closing of US$60 million financing of Tanzania natural gas field development with International Finance Corporation

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 29 October 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that it has entered into a loan agreement with International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), a…

Orca Exploration Announces Completion of Q2 2015 Interim Filings

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 19 August 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) announces that it has filed its condensed consolidated interim financial statements and management’s discussion and…

Orca Exploration Announces World Bank board approval of IFC financing and decision to proceed with the first phase of the Songo Songo development programme

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 15 June 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that it is proceeding with the first phase of the Songo…

Orca Exploration Announces Completion of Q1 2015 Interim Filings

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 29 May 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) announces that it has filed its condensed consolidated interim financial statements and management’s discussion and…

Orca Exploration Announces Completion of Annual Filings

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 6 May 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) announces that it has filed its consolidated financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis for…

Orca Exploration to restate 2013 Annual and 2014 Interim Financial Statements and provide against remaining net TANESCO long-term receivable for 2014

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 14 April 2015: TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 14 April 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) today announced that it will…

Orca Exploration provides update on operations in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 24 February 2015: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) today announced an update of its activities in respect of Songo Songo development and changes…

2014

Lloyd I Miller, III acquires common shares of Orca Exploration Group Inc.

Montréal, December 30, 2014 – Lloyd I. Miller, III, the investment advisor to Lloyd I. Miller Trust A-4 (“Trust A-4”), acquired on December 29, 2014, ownership of 51,400 common shares…

Orca Exploration Group Inc. announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

Orca Exploration Group Inc. announces Normal Course Issuer Bid TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Corporation”) has announced its intention to initiate a Normal Course…

Orca Exploration announces Q3 2014 results

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 27 August 2014: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2014. Click here…

Orca Exploration announces Q2 2014 results

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 27 August 2014: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the quarter and six months ended 30 June 2014. Click here…

Orca Exploration advises that the Company is in discussions with third parties

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 15 July 2014: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) today advises that the Company is in discussions with a number of third parties which…

Orca Exploration announces Q1 2014 results

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 29 May 2014: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2014. Click here to read the…

Orca Exploration announces 2013 results amid another year of challenges

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 24 April 2014: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2013. Click here to read the…

2013

Orca Exploration Announces Q3 2013 Results

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands,November 27, 2013 /CNW/ – Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the third quarter ended 30th September 2013. Click here to…

Orca Exploration Announces Q2 2013 Results

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands,August 28, 2013 /CNW/ – Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the second quarter ended 30th June 2013. Click here to…

Orca Exploration Announces Q1 2013 Results

ORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 29 May 2013: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2013. Click here to read…

Orca Exploration announces record 2012 results amid a year of challenges

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ – Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2012. Click here to…

PRESS RELEASE: World Bank Supports Power Sector Reforms and Expansion of Natural Gas Use in Tanzania

26 March 2013 (Source: Worldbank.org) First in a series of policy support operations to reform power and gas sectors WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 – The World Bank Board of Executive…

2012

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2012

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2012. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces record 2012 results amid a year of challenges

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ – Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2012. Click here to…

Orca Exploration operations update and officer appointment

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) and its operating subsidiary PanAfrican Energy Tanzania Limited (“PAT” or “PanAfrican”) jointly announce that its new SS-11…

Orca Exploration announces La Tosca-1 Well Plugged & Abandoned with Gas Shows

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 7 September 2012: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces that the La Tosca-1 exploration well onshore Italy has reached total depth and has…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 30 June 2012

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 June 2012. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces La Tosca-1 exploration well spud

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands 7 August 2012: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling operations with its partner and operator, Northern Petroleum Plc…

Orca Exploration Group Inc. Updates Status in Tanzania and Italy

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces the successful completion of its SS-11 development well in Tanzania, provides an update on the Company’s operations…

Gas firm says won't pay money demanded by Tanzania

12 June 2012 (Source: GMT / Reuters Africa) Dar es Salaam (Reuters) – The largest gas producer in Tanzania – PanAfrican Energy, a unit of Toronto-listed Orca Exploration – said…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2012

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2012. Click here to read the full report

Orca announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2011 and a 22% increase in proven and probable reserves

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Click here to read the full report

2011

Orca Exploration announces its result for the quarter ended 30 September 2011

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2011. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration Group affirms conformity to PSA terms

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that on Friday November 18 the Parliament of Tanzania received a report from a special Parliamentary Committee…

Orca Exploration announces arrival of drill rig to begin $130 million Songo Songo field expansion

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ – Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that it has today taken delivery of the Sakson PR5 drilling rig…

New gas exploration to boost Tanzania power

(East Africa Business Week) DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — ORCA Exploration Group, the main supplier of natural gas, has significantly increased supply of natural gas to from Songo Songo island…

Orca Exploration Group Inc. announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Corporation”) has announced its intention to initiate a Normal Course Issuer Bid (the “Bid”) for purchase of its Class…

Orca Exploration reports increased Tanzania gas production and announces exploration and development drilling schedule

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) reports that in August 2011 it was able to significantly increase the supply of natural gas to Dar…

Orca Exploration to increase gas production in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that it has signed an agreement with Songas Limited to increase the capacity of the Songo Songo…

Orca Shifts Focus to Exploration Activities

Oil Voice Orca Exploration now has a greater focus on exploration to balance its cash flow generative asset in Tanzania. This will commence with the drilling of the La Tosca…

Orca Exploration Announces its result for the quarter ended 31 march 2011

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands: Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2011. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration Announces the Appointment of Dale Rollins as Chief Operating Officer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Dale Rollins as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) effective June 13, 2011. Mr. Rollins will report…

2010

Orca Exploration Announces Well Workovers

Tortola, British Virgin Islands: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) has announced that it will perform workovers in 2011 on two Songo Songo offshore natural gas wells (SS-5…

Orca Exploration Announces Farm-in on Northern Petroleum's Longastrino Block

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands  Orca Exploration Group Inc. “Orca” or the “Company”) announces that it has signed an agreement with Northern Petroleum (UK) Limited (“Northern Petroleum”) to farm in on…

Northern Petroleum farms out La Tosca prospect to Orca Exploration

8 December 2010 (Source: Northern Petroleum News Release) Northern Petroleum (LON:NOP) has agreed to farm out the Longastrino Permit in the eastern part of the Po Valley Basin, onshore Italy,…

Italy: Orca Exploration farms into Northern Petroleum's Longastrino Permit, Po Valley, onshore Italy

8 December 2010 (Source: energy-pedia exploration news) Northern Petroleum has announced an agreement to farm-out to Orca Exploration an interest in the Longastrino Permit in the eastern part of the…

Orca plans Songo Songo boost

4 December 2010 (Source: Baklon Oil & Gas Forum ) Toronto-listed Orca Exploration says it plans to drill a new well next year to boost natural gas production at the…

Orca Exploration announces its result for the quarter ended 30 september 2010

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2010. Click here to read the full report

Orca aims to double gas output from Tanzania's Songo Songo fields by 2013

5 November 2010 (Source: Bloomberg) Orca Exploration Group Inc., the largest natural-gas supplier in East Africa, plans to more than double output from its Songo Songo project off Tanzania’s east…

Orca Exploration Announces Two Senior Natural Gas Appointments in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands.  Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces two senior natural gas operations and marketing appointments.  Andrew Brown has been named General Manager of Orca’s…

Canadian firm raises capital for gas project

13 October 2010 (Source: Daily News) ORCA Exploration has said that it has successfully managed to raise 19.33 million US dollars (about 29bn/-) to finance a gas project in Tanzania.…

Orca Exploration Announces Successful Closing of Rights Offering

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca” or the “Company“) announces that it has completed its previously announced rights offering (the “Rights Offering“). At closing, Orca issued 4,955,687…

2009

Orca Exploration announces commencement of gas sales to a new power plant in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc. has commenced the sale of natural gas to the newly commissioned Tegeta 45 MW power plant at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. …

Orca Exploration announces its result for the quarter ended 30 September 2009

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2009. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces its result for the three months ended 30 June 2009

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the three months ended 30 June 2009. Click here to read the full…

ORCA Exploration Group Inc. announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) today announced its intention to initiate a Normal Course IssuerBid for purchase of its Class “B” Subordinate Voting Shares through…

Orca Exploration announces its result for the three months ended 31 March 2009

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the three months ended 31 March 2009. Click here to read the full…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2008

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2008. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces increase in gas processing capacity

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca”) announces that the Company has had approval from Songas Limited to increase the capacity of the gas processing plant from…

EastCoast Energy announces oversubscription of rights issue

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. — EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that its rights issue which closed March 4, 2005 was oversubscribed and that gross proceeds of…

2008

Orca Exploration announces approval of 2009 capital program

Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca”) announces that the Board of Directors has approved a US$11 million capital program for its gas asset in Tanzania in 2009. The majority of the…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2008

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results ended 30 September 2008. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces results of independent resource report on the Songo Songo West prospect

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca”) announces that McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd. has finalised its report on the resource potential of the Songo Songo West…

Orca Exploration announces signing of gas supply contract to leading cement producer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca”) announces that it has signed a five year contract with Tanzania Portland Cement Company (“TPCC”), a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement, for…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 30 June 2008

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results ended 30 June 2008. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration Inc.

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca”) announces that following completion of the technical review of data on Uganda Exploration Area 5 (“EA5”), it has elected not…

Orca Exploration Inc.

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca”) today announced its intention to initiate a Normal Course Issuer Bid for purchase of its Class “B” Subordinate Voting Shares…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2008

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results ended 31 March 2008. Click here to read the full report

2007

Orca Exploration announces commencement of seismic programme in Uganda

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration”) announces the commencement of an approximately 300 kilometer 2-D seismic exploration programme in Exploration Area 5 (“EA 5”) in…

Orca Exploration reports increased natural gas sales from Tanzanian operations and Q3 results

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2007. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces successful completion of the SS-10 well

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration”) has successfully completed the drilling of the SS-10 development well on the Songo Songo gas field in Tanzania. The…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 30th June 2007

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 June 2007. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration announces new oil exploration venture in Uganda

Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) announces that it has entered into an option with Neptune Petroleum (Uganda) Limited (“Neptune”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tower Resources plc,…

Orca Exploration announces closing of $34.5 million Private Placement Financing

Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced “bought deal” class B common share (“Common Share”) financing of 2,173,900…

Orca Exploration announces $30 Million Bought Deal Private Placement Financing

Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters lead by Haywood Securities Inc. and…

Orca Exploration announces suspension of the SS-10 well pending rig repairs

Tortola, British Virgin Islands: Orca Exploration Group Inc (“Orca Exploration”) has suspended operations on the SS-10 development well due to equipment problems with the rig that have impeded drilling progress.…

Orca Exploration announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2007

Tortola, British Virgin Islands  Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca Exploration ” or “the Company”) announcesits results for the quarter ended 31 March 2007. Click here to read the full report

Orca Exploration Group Inc. announces Year End Disclosure

Tortola, British Virgin Islands: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces, as mandated by National Instrument 51-101, that on May 1, 2007 it filed its Statement of Reserves…

2006

EastCoast Energy announces third quarter results to 30 September 2006

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 September 2006. Click here to read the full report

EastCoast Energy announces its intention to raise approximately Cdn$21.5 million through a rights issue

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that the Board of Directors has approved, in principal, the raising of approximately Cdn $21.5 million before…

EastCoast Energy nominates two additional Directors and proposes a name change

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – To expand the depth of expertise within its Board of Directors, EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or “the Company”) has nominated two new Directors for…

EastCoast Energy announces its intention to raise approximately Cdn$21.5 million through a rights issue

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that the Board of Directors has approved, in principal, the raising of approximately Cdn$21.5 million before expenses…

EastCoast announces second quarter results to 30 June 2006

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 30 June 2006. Click here to read the full report

EastCoast Energy names exploration and business development officer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or “the Company”) announcesthe appointment of Graham Goffey to the newly created position of Exploration and Business Development Manager, with…

EastCoast announces first quarter results to 31 March 2006

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast” or the “Company”) announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2006. Click here to read the full report

EastCoast announces a 25% increase in natural gas reserves and significant gas market development in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast” or the “Company”) announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2005. Click here to read the full report

2005

EastCoast Energy announces third quarter results to 30 September 2005

Press Release Full Report Management’s Discussion & Analysis Financial Statements

EastCoast Energy signs power plant gas supply agreement in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that it has signed an Interim Agreement with Songas Limited to supply up to 9.1 MMscf/d of…

EastCoast Energy announces Tanzanian farm-in

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that it is expanding its asset base in Tanzania and has negotiated an agreement with Aminex…

Eastcoast Energy Corporation Files 2004 Statement of Reserves data; MD&A and Financials

On April 29, 2005, EastCoast Energy Corporation filed with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada its statement of reserves data for the year ended December 31, 2004, which includes the…

EastCoast Energy finalizes terms of rights offering

TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast”) is pleased to announce that it has finalized the terms of a rights offering, which is expected to result in gross…

2004

EastCoast Energy announces its intention to raise approximately Cdn$ 5 million through a rights issue

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that the Board of Directors has approved, in principal, the raising of approximately Cdn$ 5 million…

EastCoast Energy Q3 Results

Press Release Management’s Discussion & Analysis Financial Reports

EastCoast Energy commences natural gas sales in Tanzania

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands. EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy” or the “Company”) announces that it has commenced industrial natural gas sales to customers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. An estimated…

EastCoast Energy appoints new President to head Tanzanian operations

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — The Board of Directors of EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast” or the “Company”) has announced the appointment of Peter Clutterbuck as President and CEO effective immediately. …

PanOcean News Release announcing that the listing of EastCoast Energy Corporation on TSX Venture Exchange has been approved

St. Helier, Jersey.  Pan-Ocean Energy Corporation Limited (“PanOcean”, or the “Company”) has announced that the listing of EastCoast Energy Corporation (“EastCoast Energy”) on TSX Venture Exchange has been approved. The…