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Friday 26 October, 2018

President Energy PLC

Drilling update at Puesto Flores field, Argentina

RNS Number : 2418F
President Energy PLC
26 October 2018
 

26 October 2018

 

PRESIDENT ENERGY PLC

("President", "the Company" or "the Group")

 

Drilling update at Puesto Flores field, Rio Negro Province, Argentina

 

President Energy (AIM: PPC), the upstream oil and gas company with a diverse portfolio of production and exploration assets focused primarily in Argentina, confirms that the PFE 1001 development well has now spudded at the Puesto Flores/Estancia Vieja Concession in Rio Negro Province, Argentina (President 90% and operator - EDHIPSA 10%).

 

This is the second well in the three well programme and is expected to take some 21 days to drill to target depth. Subject to success, the well will then be completed which is projected to take a further 10 days.

 

Completion work on the successful PFO 1001 is expected to take place and put on stream by the end of the drilling of PFE 1001.

 

Contact:

 

President Energy PLC

Peter Levine, Chairman, Chief Executive

Rob Shepherd, Group FD

 

 

+44 (0) 207 016 7950

 

finnCap (Nominated Advisor & Joint Broker)

Christopher Raggett, Scott Mathieson

 

 

+44 (0) 207 220 0573

BMO Capital Markets (Joint Broker)

Jeremy Low, Tom Rider

 

 

 +44 (0) 207 236 1010

 

Camarco Financial PR

Billy Clegg, Jane Glover, Violet Wilson

 

+44 (0) 203 757 4980

 

 

Notes to Editors

 

President Energy is an oil and gas company listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (PPC.L) primarily focused in Argentina, with a diverse portfolio of operated onshore producing and exploration assets. The Company currently has independently assessed 1P reserves in excess of 15 MMboe and 2P reserves of more than 27 MMboe.

 

The Company has operated interests in the Puesto Flores and Estancia Vieja Concession, Rio Negro Province, in the Neuquén Basin of Argentina and in the Puesto Guardian Concession, in the Noroeste Basin in NW Argentina. The Company is focused on growing production in the near term in Argentina. Alongside this, President Energy has cash generative production assets in Louisiana, USA and further significant exploration and development opportunities through its acreage in Paraguay and Argentina.

 

President is actively pursuing value accretive acquisitions of high-quality production and development assets in Argentina capable of delivering positive cash flows and shareholder returns. With a strong institutional base of support (including the IFC, part of the World Bank Group) and an in-country management team, President Energy gives UK investors rare access to the Argentinian growth story combined with world class standards of corporate governance, environmental and social responsibility.

 


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