SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2015) - WESTCORE ENERGY LTD. (TSX VENTURE:WTR) ("Westcore" or the "Company") reports that the size of its previously announced equity offering of units (see news release November 19, 2015) has been increased from $500,000 to $600,000. Each unit is being offered at a subscription price of $0.02 per unit and will consist of one common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant. Each will entitle the holder thereof to acquire one common share at a price of $0.03 per common share (subject to completion of a one-for-five consolidation) until the date that is twenty-four (24) months from the date of completion of the Company's acquisition of a 100% working interest in the oil and gas properties of 49 North Resources Inc. ("FNR") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Allstar Energy Limited ("Allstar"), in addition to the subsequent acquisition of all associated oil and gas property and equipment of FNR and Allstar.

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Westcore Energy Ltd.
Andrew Davidson
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
(306) 653-2692