Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Austral Pacific Energy Ltd. - APX - V

Apr 30, 2009


    VANCOUVER, April 30 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):

    Issuer Name: Austral Pacific Energy Ltd.
    TSX-V Ticker Symbol: APX - V
    Time of Halt: At the open
    Reason for Halt: Pending Company Contact




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