Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. Confirms December 2012 Cash Dividend

Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:01pm EST

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Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX:ZAR) (TSX:ZAR.DB) ("Zargon") confirms that the
monthly cash dividend for the month of December in the amount of Cdn.
$0.06 per common share will be paid on January 15, 2013 to shareholders
of record on December 31, 2012. The ex-dividend date is December 27,

    Unless otherwise indicated, all dividends paid by Zargon are "eligible
dividends" for Canadian tax purposes. 

    Based in Calgary, Alberta, Zargon's securities trade on the Toronto Stock
Exchange and there are currently 29.850 million common shares (ZAR)

    Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. is a Calgary based oil and natural gas company
working in the Western Canadian and Williston sedimentary basins that has
delivered a long history of returns, dividends (distributions) and value
creation. Zargon's business is focused on oil exploitation projects where
we employ a careful reservoir engineering inspired technical approach to
profitably increase oil recovery factors from existing oil reservoirs. 

    In order to learn more about Zargon, we encourage you to visit Zargon's
website at where you will find a current shareholder
presentation, financial reports and historical news releases. 

Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd.
C.H. Hansen
President and Chief Executive Officer
403-264-9992 or Toll Free: 1-855-464-9992

J.B. Dranchuk
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
403-264-9992 or Toll Free: 1-855-464-9992

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