Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 29, 2022) - James Bay Resources Limited (CSE: JBR) ("James Bay" or the "Company") announced today that it has received the partial final award (the "Decision") from the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. James Bay, through its interest in Crestar Integrated Natural Resources Limited ("Crestar"), had participated in the arbitration hearing held in late January and early February, 2022. The arbitration had been initiated by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Total E&P Nigeria Limited, and Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (the "Claimants"), against Crestar in respect of an agreement for assignment dated July 3, 2014 (the "SPA") under which the Claimants agreed to assign their interest in Oil Mining Licence No. 25 ("OML 25") to Crestar. James Bay through Crestar had defended its rights under the SPA in the arbitration, and counterclaimed for damages incurred as a result of the Claimant's breaches under the SPA.
The Decision found for the Claimants, and James Bay is consulting with its legal counsel to determine whether there may be any basis to appeal the Decision.
About James Bay Resources Limited
James Bay is a Canadian resource company with 54,014,068 shares outstanding and trades on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol "JBR". Please visit the James Bay website at www.jamesbayresources.com.
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