CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - PLS Inc. today announced that its next Canadian DEALMAKERS EXPO will take place October 8, 2013 at the TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Its partners for the oil & gas expo are four of Canada's leading energy industry professional organizations -- the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG), the Explorers & Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) and the Calgary Global Exploration Forum (CGEF). DEALMAKERS brings together oil and gas industry buyers and sellers with the capital markets.

Following up on its successful April oil & gas conference, PLS is once again organizing a diverse mix of capital providers, financial advisors, Junior E&P's, Independents, Majors and service companies for deal-making discussions and networking opportunities in Calgary. PLS expects more than 50 booths filled with deal prospects, and over 500 oil and gas industry professionals to attend. Capital Providers and Financiers in attendance will include The Carlyle Group, Macquarie Energy Capital, ATB Financial, BMO Capital Markets, Grafton Asset Management, Osprey Capital Partners, Ernst & Young and Black Spruce Merchant Capital.

For E&P's, early DEALMAKERS registrants will include Arc Resources, Alexander Energy, Arsenal Energy, Husky Oil Operations, Jura Energy, Forent Energy, Macquire Oil & Gas, NAL Resources, Penine Petroleum, Sekur Energy Corp, Verona Capital, Sherritt International, Woma Energy, and Wyoming Energy Corporation. On the service side, exhibitors will include PHDWin, LandSolutions, Vault & Company and XI Technologies.

At this DEALMAKERS, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is sponsoring a series of M&A-focused breakout sessions throughout the day. Topics include "M&A and Money", "Drilling Deals & JVs" and "Energy Finance". Featured speakers include Ian Van Staalduinen of BMO Capital Markets, Alan Crossley of Osprey Capital Partners, Brian Lidsky of PLS, Habib Yunis of W-Advisory, Craig Hiddleston of Grafton Asset Management, Craig Spurn of McCarthy Tetrault, Bruce Edgelow of ATB Financial, Arleen Spangler of The Carlyle Group, Adil Lalani of Macquarie Energy Capital and Barry Munro of Ernst & Young.

Oil and gas industry professionals wishing to attend DEALMAKERS October 8 in Calgary are asked to contact Tim Pawul, Director-Canada at 403-294-1906 or by e-mail at


Started more than 25 years ago, PLS' DEALMAKERS is the original forum for buying and selling prospects and properties. The one-day oil and gas expo brings together buyers, sellers and the capital markets to network and transact deals for some of Canada's hottest oil and gas plays. The event attracts the industry's preeminent prospect generators, playmakers, property sellers and financial resources. Held in Calgary and Toronto, previous partners have included the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landman and Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). US-based DEALMAKERS oil shows take place throughout the year in Houston, Denver and Dallas.

About PLS

PLS is an integrated information, transaction and advisory firm founded in 1987. Initially adapting the real estate industry's highly effective MLS (multiple listing service) platform for the oil and gas industry, the firm has since expanded its service footprint into a global presence that provides buyers and sellers vital deal information along with the marketing and advisory services they need to better manage their portfolios and facilitate profitable transactions. Today, PLS publishes listings, news and research reports; offers unique, data-rich tools and platforms such as docFinder and M&A Database; brokers and direct markets properties, prospects, overrides and midstream assets for sellers seeking additional services; and provides advisory and consulting services on an as-needed or project basis.

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Tim Pawul