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Storm Resources Ltd. Announces Reserves Associated With the Acquisition of Bellamont Exploration Ltd.

Apr 12, 2012 - 17:16 ET

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STORM RESOURCES LTD. ("Storm") (TSX VENTURE:SRX) announces the results of a reserves evaluation for the assets of Bellamont Exploration Ltd. ("Bellamont") which was completed by independent reserve evaluator InSite Petroleum Consultants Ltd. ("InSite"). Storm completed the acquisition of Bellamont on March 23, 2012. InSite's reserve evaluation is effective March 31, 2012 and was prepared in accordance with the definitions, standards and procedures contained in the Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation Handbook ("COGE Handbook") and complies with National Instrument NI 51-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities. The reserve evaluation was based on InSite's forecast pricing and foreign exchange rates at December 31, 2011 which are shown below. Storm's Reserves Committee did not formally review the evaluation completed by InSite.

InSite has estimated that proved reserves total 4,611 Mboe and proved plus probable reserves total 8,340 Mboe. Future development costs ("FDC") were estimated to be $7.6 million on a proved basis and $42.4 million on a proved plus probable basis. Using the total purchase price of $95.8 million, the all-in cost to add proved reserves was $22.42 per Boe and for proved plus probable reserves was $16.57 per Boe. The all-in calculation assumes no value is assigned for undeveloped land and includes future development costs. Based on Bellamont's operating netback of $28.04 in 2011, the recycle ratio associated with acquiring Bellamont is 1.7 times on a proved plus probable basis (including FDC).

Gross Bellamont Interest Reserves as at March 31, 2012

(Before deduction of royalties payable, not including royalties receivable)


Light Crude Oil (Mbbls
)
Sales Gas (MMcf
)
NGL (Mbbls
)
6:1 Oil Equivalent (Mboe
)
Proved producing 2,168 9,982 197 4,028
Proved non-producing 160 647 15 283
Total proved developed 2,328 10,629 212 4,311
Proved undeveloped 300 0 0 300
Total proved 2,628 10,629 212 4,611
Probable additional 1,571 11,405 257 3,729
Total proved plus probable 4,199 22,034 469 8,340

Note: Numbers may not add due to rounding.

Future Development Costs

Proved
Grimshaw 3.0 net horizontals $ 7.5 million
Other $ 0.1 million
Total proved FDC $ 7.6 million
Proved Plus Probable Additional
Grimshaw 5.0 net horizontals $ 12.6 million
Grand Prairie Montney 5.0 net horizontals $ 22.1 million
Grande Prairie Dunvegan 3.0 net horizontals $ 6.1 million
Other $ 1.7 million
Total proved plus probable additional FDC $ 42.4 million

Note: Numbers may not add due to rounding.

Proved Expenditures Proved Plus Probable Additional Expenditures
2012 $ 7.6 million $ 14.3 million
2013 - $ 18.9 million
2014 - $ 4.7 million
2015 - $ 4.5 million

Net Present Value Summary (before tax) as at March 31, 2012

InSite's price forecast at December 31, 2011 was used to determine all estimates of future net revenue (also referred to as net present value or NPV). No provision was made for interest, debt service charges and general and administrative expenses. It should not be assumed that the NPVs as estimated by InSite represent the fair market value of the reserves. The calculated NPVs include a deduction for estimated future well abandonment costs.

Undiscounted
(000s
) Discounted at 5%
(000s
) Discounted at 10%
(000s
) Discounted at 15%
(000s
) Discounted at 20%
(000s
)
Proved producing $ 131,297 $ 98,946 $ 80,199 $ 67,977 $ 59,373
Proved non-producing 9,552 7,966 6,859 6,052 5,440
Total proved developed $ 140,849 $ 106,912 $ 87,058 $ 74,029 $ 64,813
Proved undeveloped 6,183 4,030 2,527 1,433 609
Total proved $ 147,031 $ 110,942 $ 89,586 $ 75,462 $ 65,422
Probable additional 98,569 58,712 38,130 25,993 18,185
Total proved plus probable $ 245,601 $ 169,654 $ 127,716 $ 101,455 $ 83,607

Note: Numbers may not add due to rounding.

InSite Escalating Price Forecast as at December 31, 2011

In calculating net present values, reference prices are adjusted for the quality of the product and for transportation costs.

WTI
Crude Oil
(US$/Bbl
) Edmonton
Light Crude Oil
(Cdn$/Bbl
) Henry Hub
Natural Gas
(US$/Mmbtu
) AECO
Natural Gas
(Cdn$/Mmbtu
)
Propane
(Cdn$/Bbl
)
Butane
(Cdn$/Bbl
)
2012 100.00 98.00 3.90 3.45 58.80 73.50
2013 101.00 99.00 4.50 4.04 59.40 74.25
2014 102.00 99.96 5.00 4.53 59.98 74.97
2015 103.00 100.92 5.50 5.02 60.55 75.69
2016 104.00 101.88 6.00 5.51 61.13 76.41

InSite Forecast Wellhead Prices and Actual 2011 Wellhead Prices

(after deduction of transportation costs)

Reflects actual wellhead price after adjusting for quality and for transportation costs.

Crude Oil
(Cdn$/Bbl
) Natural Gas
(Cdn$/mcf
) Natural Gas Liquids
(Cdn$/bbl
) Per Boe
(Cdn$/Boe
)
2011 actual 86.03 3.84 71.29 52.13
2012 Apr-Dec forecast 88.39 3.65 73.23 56.64
2013 forecast 89.95 4.36 72.86 60.19
2014 forecast 91.35 4.92 73.39 62.48
2015 forecast 92.48 5.50 73.67 62.43
2016 forecast 93.27 6.06 74.56 65.49

Storm Resources Ltd. began operations in August 2010. Storm is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta and is active in the Horn River Basin and Umbach areas of north eastern British Columbia, and in the Grande Prairie area of north western Alberta.

READER ADVISORIES

Boe Presentation - For the purpose of calculating unit revenues and costs, natural gas is converted to a barrel of oil equivalent ("Boe") using six thousand cubic feet ("Mcf") of natural gas equal to one barrel of oil unless otherwise stated. Boe may be misleading, particularly if used in isolation. A Boe conversion ratio of six Mcf to one barrel ("Bbl") is based on an energy equivalency conversion method primarily applicable at the burner tip and does not represent a value equivalency at the wellhead. All Boe measurements and conversions in this report are derived by converting natural gas to oil in the ratio of six thousand cubic feet of gas to one barrel of oil. Mboe means 1,000 Boe.

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Storm Resources Ltd.
Brian Lavergne
President and Chief Executive Officer
(403) 817-6145

Storm Resources Ltd.
Donald McLean
Chief Financial Officer
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Carol Knudsen
Manager, Corporate Affairs
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