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Egdon Resources PLC (EDR)

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Monday 03 August, 2020

Egdon Resources PLC

Wressle Development Update

RNS Number : 8204U
Egdon Resources PLC
03 August 2020
 

 

  3 August 2020

EGDON RESOURCES PLC

 ("Egdon" or "the Company")

Wressle Development Update

Egdon Resources plc (AIM: EDR, "Egdon") is pleased to provide an update on the Wressle Oil Field Development ("Wressle" or the "Development") where site works have now commenced and  the Development remains on track for first oil during H2 2020 as previously advised.  Wressle is located in North Lincolnshire Licences PEDL180 and PEDL182 where the Company holds a 30% operated interest.

 

The site civils contractor has mobilised and the works to reconfigure the Wressle production site have commenced.  These works, which represent an important step in the Development, will comprise the installation of a new High Density Polyethelene (HDPE) impermeable membrane; French drain system; an approved surface water interceptor; the construction of a purpose-built bund area for storage tanks; a tanker loading plinth and an internal roadway system.

 

The Development comprises a number of key stages which are summarised below along with progress made to date:

1)  Discharging the planning conditions, finalising detailed designs, tendering and procurement of materials, equipment and services and finalising all HSE documentation and procedures;

· the key planning conditions have been discharged, progress with detailed design tendering and procurement is proceeding as per the plan and all HSE documentation and procedures are progressing as per expectation

2)  Installation of groundwater monitoring boreholes and establishing baseline groundwater quality through monitoring and analysis;

· four groundwater monitoring boreholes have been installed and two rounds of sampling and analysis undertaken to date

3)  Reconfiguration of the site;

· site works have commenced

4)  Installation and commissioning of surface facilities;

5)  Sub-surface operations; and

6)  Commencement of production

 

 

Commenting, Mark Abbott, Managing Director of Egdon Resources plc, said:

 

"We continue to make good progress with the Wressle development,  in line with the expected timeline, despite the challenges of the current operating environment. The commencement of the site reconfiguration works represents an important step in the progress to first oil which will increase Egdon's production by 150 barrels of oil per day. Wressle is economically robust with an estimated project break-even oil price of $17.62 per barrel.  

We maintain our guidance of first oil during H2 2020 and will continue to update stakeholders as works progress ."

For further information please contact:

Egdon Resources plc

Mark Abbott / Martin Durham                                                       01256 702 292

 

Buchanan

Ben Romney, Chris Judd                                                             020 7466 5000

 

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker - WH Ireland Limited 

Chris Hardie                                                                                 020 7220 1666

Lydia Zychowska

 

Joint Broker - VSA Capital Limited

Andrew Monk (Corporate Broking)  020 3005 5000

Andrew Raca (Corporate Finance)

 

Notes to Editors:

Egdon Resources plc (LSE: EDR) is an established UK-based exploration and production company focused on onshore exploration and production in the hydrocarbon-producing basins of the UK. 

Egdon holds interests in 44 licences in the UK and has an active programme of exploration, appraisal and development within its portfolio of oil and gas assets.  Egdon is an approved operator in the UK.  Egdon was formed in 1997 and listed on AIM in December 2004.

Qualified Person Review

In accordance with the AIM Rules - Note for Mining and Oil and Gas Companies, this release has been reviewed by Mark Abbott, Managing Director of Egdon, who is a geoscientist with over 30 years' experience and is a member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain and a Fellow of the Geological Society.  Mr Abbott has consented to the inclusion of the technical information in this release in the form and context in which it appears.

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR"). Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service ("RIS"), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.


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