Petaquilla Mine to Sell $45 Million Worth of Gold Futures

The mining project located in Panama has agreed the sale to Germany's Deustche Bank of 66,650 ounces of gold over the next five years.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Petaquilla has announced that its production commitments with Deustche Bank represent only 6% of the projects total resources.

Of the $45 million price, $2 million will be invested in working capital for the mine while an additional $40 million will go toward paying off pending bond debts.

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