WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL) Indicative Takeover Proposal Update

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Brisbane, Australia, Jan 8, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL.AX - News) advises that it is continuing to progress discussions with the party which submitted an indicative, conditional, non-binding and confidential proposal on 19 November 2012.

The proposal involves the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares in WestSide for cash consideration of 52 cents per share. However, uncertainty remains as to whether any binding proposal which might be acceptable to the WestSide Board will eventuate.

The Board reiterates its earlier advice that shareholders take no action at this time.

WestSide will keep the market informed of any material developments in accordance with its disclosure obligations.


About WestSide Corporation Limited:

WestSide Corporation Limited is an ASX-listed company (ASX:WCL.AX - News) with interests in coal seam gas (CSG) projects in Queensland.

WestSide operates the Meridian SeamGas CSG fields west of Gladstone in Queensland's Bowen Basin. The Meridian gas fields comprise a range of CSG assets including a petroleum lease, gas rights in mining leases and gas compression and pipeline infrastructure connected to Queensland's commercial gas network. WestSide holds a 51% interest in the fields with Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd holding the remaining 49%.

Elsewhere in the Bowen Basin, WestSide is currently operating an exploration and appraisal program at the ATP 769P (Paranui) and ATP 688P (Tilbrook and Mount Saint Martin) sites. WestSide holds a 25.5% interest in the tenements with Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd, which has a 24.5 % interest in each, and QGC, which holds the other 50% in each case.

WestSide also has a 51% operating interest in two Galilee Basin (Queensland) tenements (ATP 974P and ATP 978P) covering an area of over 13,280 sq km, with Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd holding the remaining 49% in each.

Contact:

 
WestSide Corporation Limited
T: +61-7-3020-0900
F: +61-7-3020-0999
WWW: www.westsidecorporation.com
 

Source:

WestSide Corporation Limited

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