Cerus Completes Preliminary Engineering on “El Rollo” Growing Machine Retail Model

NEWS RELEASE   |   Friday, April 20th, 2018

Cerus Completes Preliminary Engineering on “El Rollo” Growing Machine Retail Model

Cerus Energy Group (TSXV:CEA) (“Cerus” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that Camarico Group’s subsidiary Aggro Manufacturing has completed the preliminary engineering of its El Rollo growing machine retail model for the future use of small batch strain testing and retail sales to the public. The El Rollo Retail has been designed as a testing model for the company’s commercial equipment for use within the Camarico portfolio for the cultivation of marijuana.

The company plans to initiate the fabrication process in May 2018, with planned improvements in the design and assembly process thereafter.

Camarico is sourcing a qualified marijuana master grower to conduct preliminary equipment testing within a licensed marijuana facility under the supervision of qualified personnel. Testing will be conducted to evaluate the following parameters:

• Crop Yield
• Quality of Produced Product
• Power Consumption
• Fertilizer Consumption
• Reduction or Enhancement of Trimming and Personnel
• Equipment Maintenance Requirements
• Strain Performance and Cataloging

The company will utilize the findings and incorporate desired alterations to promote optimal efficiencies in the OPEX and Output of the desired product.

For more information on Cerus and the Camarico Group operations please visit the website at: www.camarico.ca.

About Cerus Energy Group

Cerus Energy Group is a Tier 2 Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange with property assets in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.

About Cerus Energy Group's Subsidiary Companies

Texalta Industries Ltd. and Lomac Canada Ltd. are wholly owned subsidiary company's serving various sectors of the oil and gas industry in the Province of Alberta. Maverick Northstar is a private joint venture company between Petrostar Petroleum Corp. of Alberta, Canada and Maverick Synfuels Inc of North Carolina, USA. Maverick Northstar is a chemical processing company focused on improving the value of methane through the production and utilization of methanol in Western Canada located in the province of Alberta. Petrostar holds 60% ownership of Maverick Northstar shares. For further information, please contact:

Primary Contact:
Bruce Scafe
1-877-737-8864
bscafe@cerusenergy.com

Alternate Contact:
Mackenzie Loree, CEO
1-403-861-6779
mloree@cerusenergy.com

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