Petrostar Executes MOU with Maverick Synfuels for GTL Joint Venture


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TSX.V:PEP
05/15/2014 [ACCESSWIRE]

Nanton, AB / ACCESSWIRE / May 15, 2014 / Petrostar Petroleum Corporation ("Petrostar" or "the Company") is very pleased to announce the execution of a formal MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) to form a Joint Venture entity between Petrostar and Maverick Synfuels of North Carolina, USA.

The Joint Venture is to facilitate the development and operation of GTL (gas-to-liquids technology) in the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

The plants will utilise and promote technology that converts a methane-rich feedstock into high-quality methanol. Maverick Synfuels, formally known as Maverick Biofuels, is proposed to commit exclusive licensing to Western Canada with Petrostar committing various petroleum and natural gas properties to the joint venture entity. The ownership of the JV entity will be 60% Petrostar and 40% Maverick.

Petrostar CEO R. Mackenzie Loree Stated: "We are very pleased with opportunity to co-develop and operate a joint venture entity with the guys from Maverick. This transaction will begin a new era for Petrostar and its shareholders. We are looking forward to continuing the development and optimization of our existing properties within our proposed business arrangement."

About Maverick Synfuels

Maverick Synfuels is headquartered in North Carolina and builds modular production platforms based on unique combinations of thermochemical and methanol synthesis technology. Maverick's modular plants can be deployed in oil fields, dairy farms and landfills to convert methane-rich waste gas, including associated gas, biogas and flare gas, into high-value transportation fuels and specialty chemicals. Maverick currently operates demonstration plants in Florida and Colorado. For more information, visit www.mavericksynfuels.com.

About Petrostar Petroleum Corp.

Petrostar is a Tier 2 Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange with property assets in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.

For further information, please contact:

Bruce Scafe, IR and Communications Officer

1-877-737-8864 or bscafe@petrostarpetroleum.com

Alternate Contact.

Mackenzie Loree, CEO

1-403-861-6779 or mloree@petrostarpetroleum.com

Sam Yenne, CEO

syenne@mavericksynfuels.com

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SOURCE: Petrostar Petroleum Corporation 

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