MENA Hydrocarbons Inc. announces that the agreement to acquire a 55 percent participating interest in an offshore development lease located 60km off the Mediterranean coast of Egypt expired December 31, 2011, the deadline date for obtaining consent from the Egyptian General Petroleum Company to the assignment. Graham Lyon, President & Chief Executive Officer of MENA, commented that "While it is disappointing the vendor was unable to attain the assignment within the time permitted, MENA continues to seek value creating acquisitions and has several attractive opportunities under review."
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