Black Ridge completes Williston Basin acquisition

Black Ridge Oil & Gas Inc.

Black Ridge Oil & Gas Inc. (OTCQB: ANFC), an exploration and production company focused on non-operated Bakken and Three Forks properties, has closed its Corral Creek acquisition in the Williston Basin.

On Dec. 13, the company completed the acquisition of certain producing oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston Basin for $20.6 million, including net purchase price adjustments of $0.1 million. The effective date for the Corral Creek acquisition was Oct. 1.

Black Ridge Oil & Gas funded the Corral Creek acquisition with proceeds from its re-determined senior secured credit facility with Cadence Bank NA, its second lien credit facility with Chambers Energy Capital LP, and cash on hand. At closing, Cadence increased the company's borrowing base from $7.0 million to $18.0 million.

Ken DeCubellis, Black Ridge's CEO, reported that the company expected to end 2013 with 4.7 net wells in production, which is approximately 100% growth over the net wells in production at year end 2012. The company also has approximately 1.55 net wells preparing to drill, drilling, or awaiting completion. 

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