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Monday 17 September, 2018

Upland Resources Ltd

Wick Rig Site Survey

RNS Number : 8931A
Upland Resources Limited
17 September 2018
 

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17 September 2018

UPLAND RESOURCES LIMITED

("Upland" or the "Company")

Wick Rig Site Survey  

Upland Resources Limited (LSE: UPL), the oil and gas company actively building a portfolio of attractive upstream assets, is pleased to note that Corallian Energy Limited ("Corallian Energy"), as operator of UK Seaward Production Licence P2235 (UKCS Block 11/24b), has today confirmed the successful completion of the rig site survey over the proposed location for the forthcoming Wick well.

Corallian Energy is expecting drilling of the Wick well to commence in Q4 2018 following receipt of the outstanding necessary regulatory approvals and consents.

Steve Staley, CEO of Upland Resources Limited, said:

"The completion of the rig site survey is another important milestone as we look to drill the potentially transformative Wick well. We look forward to the receipt of the necessary regulatory approvals to enable the well to spud in Q4 of this year we will continue to update the market on further developments."

Background to Upland's interest in the Wick prospect

In November 2017, the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Upland Resources (UK Onshore) Limited ("Upland UK"), entered into a conditional agreement with Corallian Energy to farm in to a 40% interest in Licence P2235, containing the Wick prospect. The farm in agreement between Corallian Energy and Upland UK was then completed on 24th May 2018.

The Company estimates that the Wick structure, which lies principally in the licensed area of Licence P2235, could hold in-place P50 resources of around 250 MMbbl. The Wick well targets reservoir sequences within the Wick structure. 

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Contact details:-

Upland Resources Limited

www.uplandres.com

Steve Staley, CEO

Tel: 07891 677 441

[email protected]



Optiva Securities Limited

www.optivasecurities.com

Jeremy King (Corporate Finance)

Tel: 020 3137 1904

[email protected]

Christian Dennis (Corporate Broker)

Tel: 020 3411 1882

[email protected]



FlowComms Ltd

www.flowcomms.com

Sasha Sethi (Investor Relations)

Tel: 07891 677 441

[email protected]



FTI Consulting


Ben Brewerton / Molly Stewart

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3727 1708

[email protected]

 

Notes

Upland is an upstream oil & gas company whose highly experienced management has a track record of creating major value for shareholders in junior oil & gas companies, including Cove Energy plc. The Company has extensive technical and commercial skills and contacts, management having held senior roles in Conoco and Shell etc.

 


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