Salamander Positioned to Acquire GFI

Salamander Energy notes the following announcement made by GFI Oil and Gas. On 14 December Salamander reached agreement with the Board of Directors of GFI Oil and Gas for the proposed acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital.

A combined Prospectus and Circular was posted to shareholders on 14 February 2008 and an EGM is scheduled for 10 March 2008.