NYSE MKT: URZ
Toronto Stock Exchange: URZ
Frankfurt Stock Exchange: U9E
Tel: (604) 689-1659
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Uranerz Closes US$12 Million Financing
Casper, Wyoming, July 25, 2014 —
Uranerz Energy Corporation (“Uranerz” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT and TSX: URZ; Frankfurt: U9E) is
pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced offering of units (the “Offering”). The Company issued
and sold, through a syndicate of agents, 9,600,000 units of the Company (“Units”) at a price per Unit of US$1.25 for
aggregate gross proceeds of US$12 million. Each Unit consisted of one share of the Company’s common stock ("Share"),
and one half of one common stock purchase warrant, with each whole warrant (“Warrant”) exercisable to purchase one
additional Share for a period of 30 months following the closing of the Offering at an exercise price of US$1.60, subject to adjustment
and acceleration provisions.
Haywood Securities Inc. and Cantor Fitzgerald
Canada Corporation acted as lead agents in relation to the Offering of Units (the “Lead Agents”). The syndicate of
agents included H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC and Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. (the “Agents”).
The Company anticipates that the net proceeds
from the offering will be utilized to continue development and operations of mining facilities, including wellfields, at the Company’s
Nichols Ranch ISR Uranium Project. Additionally, proceeds will be used for working capital and other general corporate purposes.
The Units were offered through the Agents
pursuant to a prospectus supplement to the Company's effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-196686) previously
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and pursuant to a prospectus supplement to the Company's shelf prospectus filed
with certain Canadian regulators in each of the provinces of Canada, except Quebec, pursuant to the multi-jurisdictional disclosure
system. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the Offering may be obtained from the
Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov, from the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval
(SEDAR) website at http://www.sedar.com or from the Lead Agents at:
Haywood Securities Inc.
Suite 700 - 200 Burrard Street
Attention: Michelle Jankovich
Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation
Suite 1500 – 181 University Avenue
Attention: Maylin Cui
This press release does not and shall not
constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities, nor shall there be any sale of the securities
in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any state or jurisdiction.
Uranerz Energy Corporation is a U.S.-domiciled
uranium company. The Company's Nichols Ranch unit is its first ISR uranium mine. Uranerz controls a large strategic land position
in the central Powder River Basin. The Company's management team has specialized expertise in the ISR uranium mining method and
a record of licensing, constructing and operating ISR uranium projects. The Company has entered into long-term uranium sales contracts
for a portion of its planned production with Exelon and one other of the largest nuclear utilities in the country.
For further information, please contact
Derek Iwanaka, Manager of Investor Relations at 1-800-689-1659 or by email at email@example.com. Alternatively, please
review the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov,
or visit the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
This press release may contain or refer
to "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable United States
and Canadian securities laws, which may include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the anticipated use of proceeds
and all statements which describe future activities or express intentions, plans or expectations and all statements in the future
tense. All such forward-looking statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks,
uncertainties and assumptions, including, the risks and uncertainties outlined in our most recent financial statements and reports
and registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at www.sec.gov) and with
Canadian securities administrators (available at www.sedar.com). Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties
materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, believed,
estimated or expected. We do not undertake to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.