By Dominic O’Connell, The Times- Head north from the Falkland Islands, across the South Atlantic waves where albatross wheels and whales sound, and you pass over what could be a big new oil province — a significant source of hydrocarbons controlled not by sheiks or oligarchs, but by the United Kingdom.
Rockhopper Exploration presented on the last day of September its half-year interim report, which follows on the shock announcement from Harbour Energy that it will seek to exit the Sea Lion Project in the North Falkland Basin.
Rockhopper Exploration has confirmed that Navitas Petroleum remains committed to its proposed farm-in to the Sea Lion oil and gas project offshore the Falkland Islands, the company announced on its site.
Rockhopper Exploration has provided an update on its previously announced Heads of Terms with Navitas Petroleum LP to farm into the Sea Lion project in the North Falkland Basin.
Rockhopper Exploration PLC on Tuesday said it has signed a milestone farm-in deal at the Sea Lion project in the Falkland Islands. Rockhopper shares were 30% higher in early trade in London at a price of 19.44 pence each. Premier was 13% higher at 114.62p.
The recent announcements by Rockhopper PLC and Premier Oil referred to the development of the Sea Lion project in the Falkland Islands, have triggered a reaction from the Argentine foreign ministry.
Rockhopper Exploration PLC on Tuesday said it has submitted an early information memorandum to potential lenders for the Sea Lion project in the Falkland Islands.
Rockhopper Exploration PLC on Tuesday said its loss narrowed in 2018 as it progresses on field development in the Falkland Islands. The oil & gas exploration and production company's loss narrowed in 2018 to US$ 7.1 million from US$ 9.0 million a year before, as revenue climbed to US$ 10.6 million from US$ 10.4 million.
Argentina has launched its first offshore bidding round in nearly three decades. The country's energy secretariat published details regarding bidding terms and conditions for public bidding for exploration licenses.
Rockhopper Exploration plc has provided its latest operational and corporate update which includes the North Falkland Basin Sea Lion project and has announced that the technical engineering is approaching conclusion and a settlement on the Eirik Raude rig dispute has been reached.