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Newton Energy Corporation Announces Results of Annual and Special Meeting

Friday, December 14, 2012

Newton Energy Corporation Announces Results of Annual and Special Meeting16:48 EST Friday, December 14, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2012) - Newton Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NTN) (the "Company" or "Newton") is pleased to announce that at the annual and special meeting of the shareholders of the Corporation, the following resolutions were approved:The fixing of the number of directors of the Corporation at six (6) and election of the directors (as set out below);The appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the auditors of the Corporation for the ensuing year; andThe approval of the Company's stock option plan.The Board of Directors of Newton now consists of Merv Chia, Steve Engwall, Frank Stack, Arthur Bray, Jimmy Chow and Philip Birch.We welcome Mr. Birch to the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Birch is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.About Newton Newton is an oil and gas company with exploratory targets on its East Midlands licenses in the United Kingdom. Newton maintains offices in London, England and Calgary, Alberta.ADVISORY: This news release may contain certain forward-looking information and statements, including without limitation, statements pertaining to regulatory approval, including the Company's ability to obtain necessary approvals from the TSX Venture Exchange. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, including are forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in Newton's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. Newton does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Contact Information: Newton Energy CorporationJ. Arthur (Art) BrayChief Financial Officer(403) 410-3822art.bray@newtonenergy.caNewton Energy Corporation200, 638 - 11th Avenue SWCalgary, Alberta T2R 0E2