March 19, 2018


March 19, 2018 - Sintana Energy Inc. ("Sintana" or the "Company") (TSXV: SEI) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Dean Gendron as a director, effective as of March 16, 2018.

Mr. Gendron is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of RedaN Capital Incorporated, a company that provides mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory services. Mr. Gendron was the Regional Manager of Solantus Inc., from October 2014 until January 2018. From April 2011 to September 2011, Mr. Gendron was the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Blue Gold Canada Ltd., a supplier of nanotechnology products for water purification. From February 2007 to October 2009, Mr. Gendron was the Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Calotto Capital Inc., a predecessor to Hamilton Thorne Ltd., a TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") listed company. Previously, Mr. Gendron provided leadership in the financing and growth of Critical Outcome Technologies Inc., a drug discovery and development company, including its reverse takeover of Aviator Petroleum Corp., a TSXV listed capital pool company, and served as a director from April 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Gendron was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of DDP Therapeutics, an early stage drug development company. Mr. Gendron is also a founder and until May 2014, a Director of KCC Capital Corporation, a TSXV listed capital pool company. He is currently a member of the TSXV Ontario Advisory Committee and a past member of the TSXV National Advisory Committee.

The appointment of Mr. Gendron remains subject to the approval of the TSXV.


The Company is engaged in petroleum and natural gas exploration and development activities in Colombia's Magdalena Basin. Sintana's exploration strategy is to acquire, explore, develop and produce superior quality assets with significant reserve potential.

On behalf of Sintana Energy Inc.,
"Douglas G, Manner"
Chief Executive Officer

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Corporate Contact:
Sean J. Austin
Vice President
Tel: 713.825.9591

Corporate Contact:
Douglas G. Manner
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 832.279.4913

Forward-Looking Statement

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