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Press release from CNW Group

Aurora confirms Offer for Eureka to close on 15 June 2012

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Aurora confirms Offer for Eureka to close on 15 June 201219:53 EDT Thursday, June 07, 2012PERTH, Australia, June 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Aurora Oil and Gas Limited (ASX:AUT, TSX:AEF) ("Aurora") wishes to update the market in relation to its unconditional cash Offer of $0.45 per share for Eureka Energy Limited (ASX:EKA) ("Eureka").Under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) if a company wishes to extend its Offer, the extension must be announced at least five trading days before the end of the Offer period.  As Aurora's Offer is scheduled to close on Friday, 15 June 2012, the time for making such an extension (being Thursday, 7 June) has now passed1.Accordingly, Aurora's Offer for Eureka, will close on 15 June 20121.Aurora further notes that under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Aurora is not permitted to increase its Offer price in the last 5 trading days of the Offer period.Further Information:If Eureka shareholders have any questions in relation to the Offer or how to accept the Offer, please call the Offer Information Line on 1800 821 492 (toll-free for calls made within Australia) or +61 2 8256 3384 (for calls made from outside Australia) from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm (AEST time). Please note that calls to these numbers may be recorded.____________________________1 Aurora will be permitted to extend or vary its Offer up until the close of the Offer if one of the matters set out in section 649C of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) occurs prior to close of the OfferFor further information: Media Contact: Jane Grieve FTI Consulting (Perth) 08 9386 1233 0488 400 248 jane.grieve@fticonsulting.com Ilse Schache FTI Consulting (Sydney) 02 8298 6100 0416 041 768 ilse.schache@fticonsulting.com