TORONTO, ONTARIO (February 28, 2008) – Petrolympic Ltd. (the "Company") announced today that in connection with completion of the Qualifying Transaction with Petrolympia Inc. and concurrent prospectus offering (previously announced by press release dated December 27, 2007), it has granted incentive stock options to directors and officers of the Company for the purchase of a total of 4,741,669 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.18 each until February 19, 2013. The options are being granted pursuant to the terms of the Company’s stock option plan.
About Petrolympic Ltd.
The Company holds more than 113,906 hectares (281,468 acres) of exploration permits in the Appalachian Basin of Quebec that include holdings in the Gaspe Peninsula and The St. Lawrence Lowlands. The Gaspe block of exploration permits total 40,885 hectares and are located between Rimouski and Matane in the Province of Quebec immediately southwest of Lake Matapedia. The St. Lawrence Block of exploration permits is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence directly south of Valleyfield less than 30 kilometres southwest of Montreal in the Province of Quebec. The Company commenced a new phase of exploration in the fall of 2006 including seismic testing and prior data reprocessing to identify high-value drilling targets.
This press release includes certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the Securities Act (Ontario), including, but not limited to, statements as to timing and extent of exploration programs and the availability of exploration results. As such, forward-looking information addresses future events and conditions and so involves inherent risks and uncertainties, as disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Petrolympic Ltd. documents filed from time to time with the Ontario Securities Commission and other regulatory authorities. Actual results could differ significantly from those currently projected as a result of, among those factors, adverse weather, regulatory changes, delays in receiving permits, accidents and delays in completing exploration activities not all of which are in the control of Petrolympic Ltd. The forward-looking information contained herein is Petrolympic's reasonable estimate today of future events and conditions, but no assurance can be given that such events or conditions will occur.
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