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Closing of Term Finance Facility

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jura Energy Corporation (TSX Venture:JEC) ("Jura") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spud Energy Pty Limited, has entered into a secured long term financing facility (the "Facility") totaling Pakistan Rupees ("PKR") 200 million (US$1,896,601 using the State Bank of Pakistan November 14, 2017 exchange rate of US$1 = PKR 105.4518).

The Facility has been extended by JS Bank Limited, a related party of Jura, and carries interest at the rate of 3-month Karachi Inter Bank Offered Rate ("KIBOR") (6.15% using the State Bank of Pakistan posted rate on November 14, 2017) plus 2.75%, maturing four years from the date of disbursement. The interest is payable quarterly in arrears. The principal of the Facility is repayable in twelve equal quarterly installments, commencing after a grace period of twelve months from the date of first disbursement. Disbursement is expected to occur this week.

Jura intends to utilize the Facility to finance the development of gas and condensate discoveries in Badin IV North and Badin IV South blocks and working capital requirements.

About Jura Energy Corporation

Jura is an international energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of petroleum and natural gas properties in Pakistan. Jura is based in Calgary, Alberta, and listed on the TSX-V trading under the symbol JEC. Jura conducts its business in Pakistan through its subsidiaries, Frontier Holdings Limited and Spud Energy Pty Limited.

Forward Looking Advisory

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively referred to herein as “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. The words “expected”, “intends” and similar expressions are used to identify forward looking information. Specific forward-looking statements in this press release include information concerning the expected date of disbursement of the Facility and Jura's intention to utilize the Facility to finance the development of gas and condensate discoveries in Badin IV North and Badin IV South blocks and working capital requirements.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on management’s beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements and are made in light of management’s experience, current conditions and expected future development in the areas in which Jura is currently active and other factors management believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Jura undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law.

Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties that contribute to the possibility that the predicted outcome will not occur, including some of which are beyond Jura’s control. These assumptions and risks include, but are not limited to: the risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general such as operational risks in exploration, development and production, delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures, the imprecision of resource and reserve estimates, assumptions regarding the timing and costs relating to production and development as well as the availability and price of labour and equipment, weather, volatility of and assumptions regarding commodity prices and exchange rates, marketing and transportation risks, environmental risks, competition, the ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources and changes in applicable law. Additionally, there are economic, political, social and other risks inherent in carrying on business in Pakistan. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could vary or differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. See Jura’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2016, available on SEDAR at, for further description of the risks and uncertainties associated with Jura’s business.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Farooq, Interim CEO 
Tel: +92 51 2270702-5
Fax: +92 51 227 0701