Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR): Marcellus Shale Update

By Andrea: http://oilshalegas.com

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (MHR) announced this afternoon that the Supreme Court of British Columbia today issued a final order approving the acquisition by Magnum Hunter of NGAS Resources, Inc. in an all-stock transaction structured as a statutory arrangement under British Columbia law, where NGAS is organized. NGAS Resources' primary function is in the Appalachian Basin where Marcellus Shale can be found.

Additionally, the NGAS shareholders approved the acquisition of NGAS by Magnum Hunter on April 8, 2011. The transaction, which is subject to additional closing conditions, is expected to close tomorrow, April 13, 2011. Upon closing of the transaction, each outstanding common share of NGAS will be transferred to Magnum Hunter for the right to receive 0.0846 shares of Magnum Hunter common stock, and NGAS will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Magnum Hunter.

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