Gibson Energy Inc. files preliminary prospectus

Apr 27, 2011

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CALGARY, April 27 /CNW/ - Gibson Energy Inc. ("Gibson") today filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada in connection with a proposed initial public offering of common shares by the corporation that will result from the amalgamation of Gibson Energy Holding ULC, 1441682 Alberta Ltd. and Gibson.

The offering is being made through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities Canada Inc., and including TD Securities Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc., FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and UBS Securities Canada Inc.

A copy of the preliminary prospectus has been filed on SEDAR and is available for review at www.sedar.com.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in the United States, in any province or territory of Canada or in any other jurisdiction. The securities to be offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any U.S. state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or absent an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. There shall be no sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy or a sale would be unlawful.  The preliminary prospectus has not yet become final for the purpose of a distribution to the public and there shall not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy these securities in any province or territory of Canada prior to the time a receipt for the final prospectus or other authorization is obtained from the securities commission or similar authority in such province or territory.

About Gibson

Gibson is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in Canada and a major partcipant in the crude oil transportation business in the United States, and is engaged in the movement, storage, blending, processing, marketing and distribution of crude oil, condensate, natural gas liquids, and refined products. Gibson transports hydrocarbons by utilizing its integrated network of terminals, pipelines, storage tanks, and truck fleet located throughout western Canada and the United States. Additionally, Gibson, through its Canwest Propane subsidiary, is the second largest retail propane distribution company in Canada.

For further information:
A. Stewart Hanlon
President and Chief Executive Officer
(403) 206-4210
shanlon@gibsons.com
      Richard G. Taylor
Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(403) 206-4009
rtaylor@gibsons.com