CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 17, 2016) - Spartan Energy Corp. ("Spartan" or the "Company") (TSX:SPE) announces that the six (6) nominees were elected as directors of the Company to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Company, or until their successors are elected or appointed, at the annual and special meeting of the shareholders of Spartan held on June 17, 2016 (the "Meeting") in Calgary, Alberta. The vote was passed by way of ballot and each of the directors received the following votes for their election:

Name Votes For (%) Votes Withheld (%) Total Votes Cast
Richard F. McHardy 202,829,470 (99.99%) 7,683 (0.01%) 202,837,153
Reginald J. Greenslade 193,375,794 (95.34%) 9,461,359 (4.66%) 202,837,153
Grant W. Greenslade 189,107,397 (93.23%) 13,729,756 (6.77%) 202,837,153
Michael J. Stark 200,385,090 (98.79%) 2,452,063 (1.21%) 202,837,153
Donald Archibald 193,376,525 (95.34%) 9,460,628 (4.66%) 202,837,153
Thomas Budd 202,806,352 (99.98%) 30,801 (0.02%) 202,837,153

The complete report on voting results is available on Spartan's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

Contact Information:

Spartan Energy Corp.
Richard (Rick) McHardy
President and Chief Executive Officer

Spartan Energy Corp.
Tim Sweeney
Manager, Business Development

Spartan Energy Corp.
Suite 500, 850 - 2nd Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R8
403.355.2779 (FAX)
info@spartanenergy.ca