TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 4, 2016) - Canadian Oil Recovery and Remediation Enterprises Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CVR) ("CORRE" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has agreed to the terms of a new business venture with Stumpf AG ("Stumpf") of Austria, pursuant to which the parties will jointly pursue soil remediation contracts and oil service business opportunities in the Gulf region. Following a meeting held in Vienna among John Lorenzo, CEO of CORRE, Mr. Georg Stumpf, CEO and Chairman of Stumpf and Mr. Karl Ableidinger, Vice-Chairman of Stumpf, the parties agreed to form and jointly fund a new holding company, to be called CORRE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ("CIL"). CIL is to be formed in the free zone area of Jebel Ali, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Ownership of CIL will be shared equally between CORRE and Stumpf on a 50/50 basis.

The objectives of CIL will be to pursue one or more of the major soil remediation contracts in the Gulf region that are expected to be awarded by national oil companies in 2016. Discussions have commenced with a potential additional partner that is a pre-qualified contractor and soil remediation service provider to the Gulf region's national oil companies regarding the terms of a joint venture and bid that encompasses the parties' various complementary strengths and synergies. Further discussions among the foregoing parties are expected to continue in upcoming weeks, with the formation of CIL expected to be completed by the end of May, 2016.

Stumpf Group, is a leading private European company globally active in the areas of

(i) Real Estate Development (large scale projects for office, retail, residential and industrial),

(ii) High Tech Engineering (consulting, design, construction and operation of high tech production facilities for industries like Semiconductor, Photovoltaics, Life Science, Energy, Environmental or Science and Research),

(iii) large-scale Renewable Energy Developments and Investments (Development of mid-size energy projects as IPP globally in the areas of Combined-Cycle, Co- and Tri-Generation, Photovoltaic, Biomass or Geothermal), and

(iv) Industrial Investments (strategic private equity-type investments).

The activities for Soil remediation together with CORRE will be led by Stumpf Group´s global engineering activities, which are headed by the Stuttgart, Germany-based M+W Group ( with around 7,000 employees and sales of USD 3.5 billion in 2015.


CORRE is a Canadian-based oil services company which trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CVR. CORRE provides full cycle oil waste management solutions to the petroleum industry. CORRE's customers are primarily in the upstream petroleum sector (oil production and drilling companies) and downstream petroleum sector (oil refinery, transportation and distribution companies). CORRE's operating lines include remediating oil-contaminated soil; treating sludge, oil based muds and drilling waste, oil recovery; automated oil storage tank cleaning, oil and gas engineering, and project management. CORRE provides its advanced environmental solutions through strategic operating partnerships with some of the most distinguished companies throughout the world.

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Contact Information:

John Lorenzo
Chairman & CEO

David Freeman
Corporate Development & Shareholder Communications