Monday, August 30, 2010

Columbus Energy sold its 5% stake in BVI-registered Columbus Oil and Gas

Canada-based company Columbus Energy Limited entered into agreement according to which it sells its interest in British Virgin Islands-registered company Columbus Oil and Gas to Robert Charles Laslett, for a cash payment of US$42,500 and US$2,975,000 in royalty payments. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.

Columbus Energy Limited was the owner of 5% interest in Columbus Oil and Gas, which was purchased in July 2007 for cash payment of US$1,100,000, and Mr. Laslett is the majority shareholder in the BVI company. Columbus Oil and Gas (BVI) has a 100% interest in Columbus (Tunisia) Oil and Gas, Inc. incorporated under the Tunisia law.