Calgary, Alberta, Feb 27, 2015 (Filing Services Canada via Comtex) – Morro Bay Announces Release of First Quarter Financial Results Calgary, Alberta (FSCwire) – Morro Bay Resources Ltd. (Morro Bay or the Company) (MRB) announces it has filed its Q1, 2015 consolidated condensed interim financial statements (Financial Statements) and the related managements discussion and analysis of those financial statements (MD&A). Copies of the Financial Statements and MD&A can be viewed at www.sedar.com (http://www.sedar.com) or on the Companys website at www.morrobayresources.com (http://www.morrobayresources.com).
During the quarter ended December 31, 2014, the Company completed its $500,000 drilling program at the Peñoles Project located in the state of Durango, Mexico, fulfilling the project spending requirement outlined in the amended option agreement with Riverside Resources Ltd. (Riverside). Subsequent to quarter end, Morro Bay re-negotiated and received an extension on its option agreement with Riverside for the Peñoles Project. The amended agreement removes the former requirement for the Company to make a cash payment of approximately $1.35 million to Riverside and expires on March 31, 2015. In order for the Company to earn a 51% interest in the project Morro Bay is required to make payment of $750,000 to Riverside by March 31, 2015 (payable in cash or Morro Bay shares at Morro Bays election provided that if the value of Morro Bay shares is less than $0.05 such payment must be made in cash).
Upon exercise of the option a joint venture between Morro Bay and Riverside will be formed. That joint venture will see: Morro Bay be appointed as operator of the joint venture; Morro Bay is required to incur Joint Venture Expenditures of $750,000 for each of the first three years (any amounts expended over $750,000 will be credited toward the following years expenditure requirements); Riverside shall have a credit of $100,000 and US$1,250,000 against the first Joint Venture Expenditures incurred by the Joint Venture; and Should the Joint Venture fail to incur Joint Venture Expenditures of at least $750,000 in each of the first three years, Riverside will have to right to acquire 100% of Morro Bays Interest by returning to Morro Bay 80% of the common shares issued by Morro Bay to Riverside. In addition, assuming the exercise of the 51% option, the Company retains the right to earn an additional 14% (65% total interest) in the Peñoles Project without change to the previously agreed upon terms. Refer to the MD&A for detailed disclosure.
As at December 31, 2014, the Company had cash and cash equivalents of $294,559 ($533,748 as at September 30, 2014). Current cash and cash equivalents stand at approximately $150,000. About Morro Bay Morro Bay is a junior mineral exploration company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, focused on the exploration for precious metals in Mexico. Morro Bay's business strategy is to build shareholder value by rapidly advancing the Peñoles Project in Mexico through the resource delineation stage.
For further information please contact:
Morro Bay Resources Ltd.
Chief Financial Officer
403 719 8269
416 526 9911
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Source: Morro Bay Resources Ltd. (MRB)http://www.morrobayresources.com/
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