Blacksteel Energy Inc. Provides Bi-Weekly Update on Status of Management Cease Trade Order

October 13, 2023 6:30 PM EDT | Source: Blacksteel Energy Inc.

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - October 13, 2023) - Blacksteel Energy Inc. ("Blacksteel" or the "Corporation") is providing this bi-weekly update on the status of the management cease trade order granted September 1, 2023 (the "MCTO") by its principal regulator, the Alberta Securities Commission, under National Policy 12-203 - Management Cease Trade Orders ("NP 12-203"), following the Corporation's announcement on August 25, 2023 (the "Default Announcement") that it was unable to file its audited annual financial statements, management's discussion and analysis and related certificates for the year ended April 30, 2023 (the "Documents") on or before August 29, 2023, as required under applicable securities laws.

In addition, the Corporation was unable to file its interim first quarter financial statements, management discussion and analysis and related certificates for the period ended July 31, 2023 (the "Q1 Statements") on or before September 29, 2023, as required under applicable securities laws.

The Corporation now expects to file the Documents and its Q1 Statements on or about November 3, 2023.

There are no material changes to the information contained in the Default Announcement. In addition: (i) the Corporation is satisfying and confirms that it intends to continue to satisfy the provisions of the alternative information guidelines under NP 12-203 and issue bi-weekly default status reports for so long as the delay in filing the Documents is continuing, each of which will be issued in the form of a press release; (ii) the Corporation does not have any information at this time regarding any anticipated specified default subsequent to the default in filing the Documents; (iii) the Corporation is not subject to any insolvency proceedings; and (iv) there is no material information concerning the affairs of the Corporation that has not been generally disclosed.

Blacksteel Energy Inc.

Blacksteel is a junior oil and gas company involved in the exploration, development and production of petroleum and natural gas resources.

Duncan Nightingale
President and CEO
(587) 433-4159

Jeff Callaway
(403) 540-2408

Forward-Looking Information Cautionary Statement: This document contains forward-looking statements regarding the business and operations of Blacksteel. All statements other than statements of historical fact contained herein are forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws. In particular, statements as to the Corporation's anticipated transactions are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon various assumptions. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "seek", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "suggest", "indicate" and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur, and include, without limitation, statements regarding: the completion of the Corporation's audited financial statements and associated management discussion and analysis for the year ended April 30, 2023 and the date for filing of the Documents. The Corporation's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward- looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the plans, intentions or expectations anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefit the Corporation will derive there from. Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: risks related to failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis and on acceptable terms; risks related to the outcome of legal proceedings; political and regulatory risks associated with oil and gas exploration; risks related to the listing and maintenance of stock exchange listings; risks related to environmental regulation and liability; the potential for delays in exploration or development activities or the completion of feasibility studies; the uncertainty of profitability; risks and uncertainties relating to the interpretation of drilling results; risks related to the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses; the possibility that future exploration and development results will not be consistent with the Corporation's expectations; risks related to commodity price fluctuations; and other risks and uncertainties related to the Corporation's prospects, properties and business detailed elsewhere in the Corporation's disclosure record. All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, attributable to the Corporation or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Corporation does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

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