29. NEW-B&G Energy Ltd., Calgary, has retained Sayer Energy Advisors to sell certain producing gas properties in south-central Alberta.

The package includes working interests in eight producing properties and one undeveloped property in the Jenner, Atlee, Pollockville, Stanmore, Trochu, Ferrier, Chigwell, Malmo and Beaverhill Lake areas. Assets also include associated low-risk drilling and completion prospects on or near the properties.

Current production is less than the productive capacity due to pending tie-ins, the recent shut-in of wells due to low summer gas prices and temporary facility constraints. Recent production is approximately 160 barrels of oil equivalent per day, moving toward 225 barrels with two pending tie-ins. B&G has high working interests in most of the properties and is operator of the main producing wells. Total proved plus probable reserves is approximately 374,000 barrels of oil equivalent.

The data room is open. Bids are due Dec. 6. The effective date is Dec. 1. Closing is to be by year-end.

Contact Alan Tambosso, 403-266-6133.

30. NEW-Buffalo Resources Corp., Calgary, has retained Sayer Energy Advisors to sell certain properties in southeastern Saskatchewan and central Alberta.

The Saskatchewan package includes high working interests in eight light oil properties, royalty interest in two shut-in light oil properties and one undeveloped parcel of Bakken rights (100% interest) in the Alameda, Handsworth, Heward, Ingoldsby, Midale, Steelman and Willmar North areas. One parcel of undeveloped Bakken rights at Heward is being sold as a separate package. Production is approximately 140 barrels of oil per day along with minor volumes of solution gas and natural gas liquids, for total net production of approximately 147 barrels equivalent.

The Alberta package includes a minor working interest in three Pekisko oil wells and a royalty interest in one Glauconite gas well at Rimbey. Net production is approximately 23 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Additional assets include working interests in 25 producing oil wells and one natural gas well as well as two water disposal wells, four suspended or shut-in oil wells and one abandoned oil well that is awaiting lease restoration. Buffalo also holds royalty interests in seven producing and four shut-in oil wells.

Total proved reserves are 191,000 barrels of oil equivalent. Total proved plus probable are 283,000 equivalent.

Bids are due by Dec. 13. Contact Alan Tambosso, 403-266-6133.

31. NEW-ExAlta Energy Ltd., Calgary, has retained Rundle Energy Partners to sell its West Cove and Paddle River properties in central Alberta.

The adjacent properties are about 60 kilometers west of Edmonton in Townships 54 and 55, Ranges 06 and 07W5.

The West Cove package includes an average 74% interest in 13,440 gross acres and an operated interest in gas-gathering and compression facilities. Net production from seven operated wells is 322,000 cubic feet per day (54 barrels of oil equivalent) from the Belly River and Lea Park horizons. Net proved plus probable reserves are 86,000 barrels of oil equivalent.

The Paddle River package includes an average 79% interest in 5,120 gross acres. Production is 322,000 cubic feet per day from eight wells. Net proved plus probable reserves are 7,000 barrels of oil equivalent. Additional assets include 13 kilometers of pipeline owned and operated.

Bids are due Dec. 11. The effective date is Dec. 1. Contact Jill Switzer, 403-298-9738.

32. NEW-Imperial Oil Resources Inc., Calgary, has retained IndigoPool to sell certain properties in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and The Yukon.

The package includes operated and nonoperated interests in the Bougie, Brazeau Nisku, Coleville South, Crossfield Petrogas, Highvale, John Lake, Kotaneelee, Parsons Lake and Pembina Nisku properties. Production is 518 barrels of oil and 3.5 million cubic feet per day.

Contact Jane Thompson, 403-232-5367.

33. NEW-Lario Canada, a subsidiary of privately held Lario Oil & Gas Co., Wichita, Kan., has retained Rundle Energy Partners to sell certain properties in central and southern Alberta.

The properties include high working interests in Cessford, Virginia Hills, Swan Hills and Chip Lake. Proved reserves are 1.6 million barrels of oil equivalent and total proved plus probable of 2.1 million barrels equivalent. Lario is operator.

A bid due date has not been set. Contact Rich Wickens, 403-298-9730.

34. NEW-Response Energy Corp., Calgary, has retained Canaccord Enermarket to seek a farm-in partner for a prospect in west-central Alberta.

Response holds 71% to 85% working interest on 3,328 net acres in the Iosegun Lake area, Township 66-67, Range 21W5M. An exploratory drilling location has been identified targeting oil in the Triassic Montney formation at 1,800 meters depth with possible 5.1 million barrels of oil in place.

A bid due date has not been determined. Contact Martin Peters, 403-537-9829.

35. NEW-Privately held Standard Energy Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, has retained Tristone Capital Inc. to sell the company.

Assets include an average 72% working interest in 51,373 gross acres (36,783 net) in the Grande Prairie area of the Peace River Arch region of Alberta. This core area includes the Montney gas pool and a Dunvegan light oil pool discoveries.

Production is 769 barrels of oil equivalent per day (70% gas). An additional 250 barrels per day is restricted or shut-in due to infrastructure issues. Total gross proved reserves are 2.3 million barrels of oil equivalent (1.8 million net). Total proved plus probable are 4.3 million barrels gross (3.6 million net).

This asset base has a reserve life index of 8.3 years total production and 15.3 years proved plus probable. Other opportunities include downspacing, step-out and exploration drilling. Additional assets include more than 30,000 net undeveloped acres, a compression and dehydration facility and working interest in pipelines.

Bids are due Dec. 4. Contact Tom MacInnis, 403-303-8650.

36. NEW-Surge Global Energy Inc., San Diego, (OTCBB: SRGG) has retained Rundle Energy Partners Ltd. to consider strategic alternatives for its Canadian heavy-oil interests. Surge has nonoperated interests in the Red Lake and Sawn Lake oil-sands projects in Alberta. Contact Bevin Wirzba, 403-297-9736.

37. NEW-TriStar Oil & Gas Ltd., Calgary, (Toronto: TOG) has retained Rundle Energy Partners to sell certain properties in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

The properties are being offered in three major groups in southeastern Saskatchewan, southeastern Alberta and central Alberta, and two isolated interests at Martin Hills and Narraway. Tristar will accept offers on individual or multiple groups.

The packages include both operated and nonoperated assets as well as royalty interest revenues. Average working interest production January through August was 310 barrels of oil equivalent per day (47% oil). Revenue is approximately C$3.6 million annually.

Bids are due Dec. 4. Contact Mark McMurray, 403-298-9727.