Jericho Oil Completes $650,000 Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 08, 2016) -  Jericho Oil Corporation ("Jericho") (TSX VENTURE: JCO)(OTC PINK: JROOF) announces that it has closed its non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of 1,625,000 units at a price of C$0.40 per unit for gross proceeds of $650,000.

Each unit is comprised of one common share (a "Share") and one half warrant (a "Warrant") with each full Warrant exercisable into one additional Share at a price of $0.60 per Share for a period of two years from closing. The Shares and Warrants are subject to a four month hold period from the date of the closing of the offering. 

Haywood Securities Inc. will receive a finder's fee of $6,160 and 15,400 warrants in the connection with the Offering. Proceeds of the Offering will be used for general corporate purposes.

About Jericho Oil Corporation

Jericho is a growth-oriented oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of overlooked and undervalued oil properties in the Mid-Continent. For more information, please visit

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Canadian securities laws. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from Jericho's expectations include risks related to the exploration stage of Jericho's project; market fluctuations in prices for securities of exploration stage companies; and uncertainties about the availability of additional financing.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information:

Tony Blancato
Director, Investor Relations
P: 604.343.2725


Adam Rabiner
Director, Corporate Communications
P: 604.343.4534