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  • Arrow: A Rapidly Growing Uranium Discovery | September 2015

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    no mineralization will be identified on the Radio and Rook I properties; the Companys

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    inherent in exploration activities; environmental and safety risks including increased

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    the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 and

    reviewed on behalf of NexGen Energy Ltd., by Garrett Ainsworth, P.Geo., Vice

    President Exploration & Development, a qualified person.


  • 3 Uranium Market (Demand) A Story of Stable Demand Growth and Uncertain Supply

    Nuclear Electricity Growth

    Nuclear energy fuels 11% of the global electricity needs 930 GW needed by 2050 to support existing global decarbonisation mandates Equates to a 2.3 times increase in nuclear energy demand in just 35 years

    Uranium Demand

    Average demand growth estimated at ~4% per year to 2024 Source: International Energy Agency (2015), World Nuclear Association (2015)

  • 4 Uranium Market (Demand) Investment and Reactor Builds

    Currently 437 nuclear reactors in operation globally As of April 2015, 65 nuclear reactors are under construction

    China: 26 currently, 23 under construction, 187 in planning/proposal phase China Nuclear Power Corp. looking to invest in Canada in the near future (Dec. 2014)

    Another 496 reactors are in the planning/proposal phase 1.) Graph: International Energy Agency (2015) 2.) World Nuclear Association (2015)



  • 5 Uranium Market (Supply) Lack of Economic Deposits

    In 2014 world uranium

    consumption was 155Mlbs while mine supply accounted for 147Mlbs

    +20Mlbs from HEU agreement (now over)

    Estimated supply gap of

    nearly 100Mlbs per year by 2030

    11 of top 15 uranium

    mines are in unstable jurisdictions (Russia, Kazakhstan, Niger)

    End of HEU agreement in 2013 removed the equivalent of McArthur Rivers annual production from supply

    1.) World Nuclear Association (2015) 2.) World Nuclear Association estimate of 97,450tU demand and 53,000 tU supply in 2030



  • 6 The Athabasca Basin The Source of Future Supply

    1.) World Nuclear Association (2015) 2.) Cameco Corp. 3.) Based on US$45/lb U & US$1,300/oz Au

    Remember: 1.00% U3O8 = 23.50 g/t gold!

    Global average

    resource grades ~0.10% U3O8

    Athabasca Basin mines produce at over 100X global average resource grade

    McArthur River produced 19Mlbs at average grade of 14.87% U3O8 in 2014




  • 7 Project Overview Focus: High-tonnage, high-grade, technically superior assets in shallow sections of the Athabasca Basin

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Straddles the edge and inside of the Athabasca Basin

    Enables NexGen to find basement-hosted, unconformity-hosted and sandstone-

    hosted mineralization

    Hosts the land-based Arrow discovery

  • 8 Arrow Discovery Rook I Project Location & Conductor Corridors

    Most dominant land position in the Southwest Athabasca Basin

    Arrow discovered Feb 2014 with 1st drill hole and drilling at +90% hit rate

    Land-based discovery

    located straddling and inside the Athabasca Basin boundary

    Basement-hosted high-grade mineralization that grows all directions and at depth

    Rook I hosts all the known uranium bearing conductor corridors in the region

  • 9 Successful Drilling at Arrow +90% of Drill Holes Intersected High-grade Uranium Mineralization

    NexGens Drilling Methodology:

    1. Wide step-outs 2. Angled Holes: 90% of

    holes drilled are angled 3. Efficient capital

    allocation: 8:1 $ in the ground to $ to G&A

    4. Incredible hit rate: +90% of holes hit mineralization

    Results: Current Area of Mineralization:

    Length x width 645 m x 215 m

    Depth 100 m to 920 m

  • 10 Arrow: A2 & A3 Shears Plan view of Arrow

  • 11 A2: Continues to Expand Recently tripled strike length with aggressive step outs

  • 12 A3: Another High-Grade Shear Developing Aggressive 50, 100 and 210m step outs from -44b ALL hit mineralization

  • 13 Arrow: A2 & A3 Cross-Section

    Both A2 and A3

    Zones remain

    open in every


    NE extent of Arrow

    opened up with

    AR-15-40b (11.5m

    at 0.99% U3O8)

    A2 Dimensions:

    300m strike length

    340m vertical extent

    11-48.3m true width

    A3 Dimensions:

    295m strike length

    420m vertical extent

    30-78.6m true width

    2 High-grade shear zones now identified at Arrow

  • 14

    Athabasca Basin Setting

  • 15 The Eagle Point Analogy Eagle Point is an underground mine operated by Cameco

    - Eagle Point current mineral reserves: 15.2Mlbs at 0.61% U3O8. 2014 annual production of 4.2Mlbs

    - Underground mine using longhole stoping in the competent basement rock

    - Eagle Point deposits are located on the eastern edge of the Athabasca Basin, and are part