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Ithaca Energy Inc.: Completion of Acquisition of Interests in Three UK Producing Oil Fields


August 1, 2014 - CALGARY, AB

Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX: IAE) (LSE: IAE)

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Ithaca Energy Inc.

Completion of Acquisition of Interests in three UK Producing Oil Fields

1 August 2014

Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX: IAE) (LSE: IAE) ("Ithaca" or the "Company") is pleased to report that, further to the announcement made on 23 June 2014, it has now completed the acquisition of the three UK producing oil field interests from Sumitomo Corporation ("Sumitomo").

Ithaca has acquired Summit Petroleum Limited ("SPL"), a subsidiary company of Sumitomo, which holds the Cook (20.00%), Pierce (7.48%) and Wytch Farm (7.43%) field interests that have been acquired. The net consideration paid at completion was $163 million, taking into account working capital and net cashflows since the transaction effective date of 1 January 2014.

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Enquiries:

Ithaca Energy
Les Thomas lthomas@ithacaenergy.com +44 (0)1224 650 261
Richard Smith rsmith@ithacaenergy.com +44 (0)1224 652 172

FTI Consulting
Edward Westropp edward.westropp@fticonsulting.com +44 (0)203 727 1521
Shannon Brushe shannon.brushe@fticonsulting.com +44 (0)203 727 1077

Cenkos Securities
Neil McDonald nmcdonald@cenkos.com +44 (0)131 220 6939
Beth McKiernan bmckiernan@cenkos.com +44 (0)131 220 9778

RBC Capital Markets
Tim Chapman tim.chapman@rbccm.com +44 (0)207 653 4641
Matthew Coakes matthew.coakes@rbccm.com +44 (0)207 653 4871

About Ithaca Energy
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX: IAE) (LSE: IAE) is a North Sea oil and gas operator focused on the delivery of lower risk growth through the appraisal and development of UK undeveloped discoveries, the exploitation of its existing UK producing asset portfolio and a Norwegian exploration and appraisal business targeting the generation of discoveries capable of monetisation prior to development. Ithaca's strategy is centred on generating sustainable long term shareholder value by building a highly profitable 25kboe/d North Sea oil and gas company. For further information please consult the Company's website www.ithacaenergy.com.

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