New Stratus Energy Announces Results for the three months ended September 30, 2023 & Corporate Updates

November 30, 2023



Calgary, Alberta, November 30, 2023 – New Stratus Energy Inc. (TSX.V - NSE) (“New Stratus”, “NSE” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that the consolidated financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2023 have been filed on SEDAR+ (

Q3 2023 Highlights:

- Working Capital at the end of Q3 of $44,863,108 ($0.37 per share) 

- Net Income (loss) for Q3 of ($4,261,385) ($0.03 per share) which is slightly higher than the previous quarter primarily due to legal costs associated with pending acquisitions and the continued dispute with the Government of Ecuador as well as severance costs associated with former employees in Ecuador

Corporate Updates:

- As disclosed on August 29, 2023, the Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with a vendor to acquire operatorship and a high working interest in a light oil production block in Mexico. The deal is now expected to close in mid-December 2023 with operatorship of a profit sharing contract for 14 years to begin on January 1, 2024.

- As disclosed on August 29, 2023, the Corporation has signed a MOU with GoldPillar International Fund SPC Ltd. (“GoldPillar”), a private entity organized and existing under the laws of the British Virgin Islands and which is in negotiations with Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (“PDVSA”), the national oil company, to partner in mixed companies to develop oil and gas assets in Venezuela. The deal is now expected to close in mid-December 2023 with operatorship of a profit sharing contract for 26 years to begin immediately after closing.

- The Corporation recognizes that the closing of these two deals has taken significantly longer than expected and appreciate the patience of our loyal shareholders as we look to close them both imminently.

Contact Information:

Jose Francisco Arata

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Wade Felesky

President & Director

Mario Miranda

Chief Financial Officer

– (416) 363-4900

Forward-Looking Information

Certain information set forth in this news release constitutes “forward-looking statements”, and “forward-looking information” under applicable securities legislation (collectively, “forward-looking statements”). All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of conditional or future tenses or by the use of words such as “will”, “expects”, “intends”, “may”, “should”, “estimates”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “projects”, “plans”, and similar expressions, including variations thereof and negative forms. Forward-looking statements in this press release are based on the Corporation’s current internal expectations, estimates, projections, assumptions and beliefs, which may prove to be incorrect. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and undue reliance should not be placed on them.

In respect of the forward-looking statements contained herein, the Corporation has provided them in reliance on certain assumptions that it believes are reasonable at this time, some or all of which may prove to be incorrect. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained herein. Such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. New Stratus undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions should change except as required by applicable securities laws. Actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits may be derived therefrom.

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