PETROSHARE CORP. (OTCMKTS:PRHR) Files An 8-K Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of AssetsItem 2.01 Completion of Acquisition of Disposition of Assets.
As previously disclosed in its Current Report on Form 8-K filed on February 28, 2017, PetroShare Corp. (the “Company”) entered into a purchase and sale agreement dated February 23, 2017 (“Agreement”) with Morning Gun Exploration LLC (“Morning Gun”), a Colorado limited liability company. On April 3, 2017, the Company completed the acquisition of oil and gas assets from Morning Gun to the Agreement. Simultaneous with the closing of the acquisition, Providence Energy Operators, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company based in Texas (“Providence”), which is the Company’s principal lender and owner of 13.7% of the Company’s common stock, acquired 50% of the Company’s interest in the Morning Gun assets in exchange for approximately $1.3 million.
The Morning Gun assets include oil and gas leases located in Adams and Weld Counties, Colorado, covering approximately 5,874 gross (1,462 net) acres, except that Morning Gun reserved to itself all rights that exist below 50 feet above the top of the uppermost J Sand formation for those lands located in Township 7 North, Range 63 West in Weld County, Colorado. The acquisition was effective January 1, 2017.
The net purchase price to the Company’s retained interest in the Morning Gun assets following Providence’s acquisition and a reduction in purchase price due to title defects was $1,284,589. The Company paid a deposit of $258,250 at the time it entered into the Agreement, which was credited against the net purchase price at closing. The Company paid the remainder of the net purchase price using cash in the amount of $216,339 and the issuance to Morning Gun of 450,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, valued at $1.80 per share. to the Agreement, the parties indemnified each other against certain liabilities, including liabilities related to ownership and operation of the assets.
The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Agreement, which was filed as Exhibit 2.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed on February 28, 2017.
Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
The information included in Item 2.01 of this Form 8-K is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 3.02.
The offer and sale of securities to Morning Gun were made to the exemption from registration provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”). Such offer and sale was made solely to “accredited investors” as defined in Rule 501 under the Securities Act and was made without any form of general solicitation. All of the securities issued to Morning Gun are restricted from resale in accordance with applicable securities laws.