Hillcrest Signs Share Purchase Agreement to Acquire Oil and Gas Company

December 9th, 2014
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HILLCREST SIGNS SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE OIL AND GAS COMPANY

VANCOUVER, B.C. December 9, 2014 – Hillcrest Resources Ltd. (the “Company” or Hillcrest”) (TSX.V: HRH US Symbol HLRTF) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (the “SPA”) to acquire Gulfsands Petroleum USA (“GPUSA”).

The acquisition includes all assets, property, staff and commitments of GPUSA. The producing assets are located in the shallow water portion of the Gulf of Mexico, offshore of the state of Louisiana. Based on current production volumes, the acquisition will provide Hillcrest with an increase in production of approximately 250 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd), on a working interest basis. Hillcrest has agreed to pay a consideration of $50,000 for the acquisition of GPUSA and assume certain obligations of the vendor and GPUSA through 2015. The transaction is expected to close on or before 19th December 2014.

“This is an excellent fit for purpose acquisition for Hillcrest” states Don Currie, the Company’s CEO and Chairman. “The assets are complementary to our current producing assets in Texas, and contain the potential for future production growth through development drilling and well recompletions. Commensurate with this acquisition, Hillcrest will relocate its operations headquarters to Houston. ”

For more information on Hillcrest Resources Ltd, contact Donald Currie toll free at 1-866- 609-0006 or visit the Company’s website at www.hillcrestresources.com

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Donald Currie

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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