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Northern Petroleum PLC
28 June 2017

Northern Petroleum Plc

("Northern Petroleum" or "the Company")

Change of Company name

Northern Petroleum (AIM: NOP), the AIM quoted oil and gas company focused on production led growth balanced with high impact exploration and appraisal opportunities, has changed its name to Cabot Energy Plc, effective from today.

The Company's website, which includes the information required by AIM Rule 26, is now and from 29 June 2017, the Company's ticker on the London Stock Exchange will be CAB.L.


Keith Bush, Chief Executive Officer of Cabot Energy, commented:

"John Cabot was an Italian explorer who raised money from merchants in London and Bristol to pay for his expedition to Newfoundland in Canada, initiating a century of British transatlantic exploration. Cabot Energy now look to follow his success."




For further information please contact:

Cabot Energy Plc                                                                                                                       Tel: +44 (0)20 7469 2900

Keith Bush, Chief Executive Officer

Nick Morgan, Finance Director


Stockdale Securities Limited (Nomad and Joint Broker)                                         Tel: +44 (0)20 7601 6100

Antonio Bossi

David Coaten


FirstEnergy Capital LLP (Joint Broker)                                                                              Tel: +44 (0)20 7448 0200

Jonathan Wright


FTI Consulting                                                                                                                          Tel: +44 (0)20 3727 1000

Edward Westropp



Note to Editors:

Cabot Energy Plc is an oil and gas company focused on production led growth. The Company is undertaking a redevelopment and production project in north west Alberta and has a broader portfolio of exploration and appraisal opportunities in countries of relatively low political risk, primarily Italy. Comprehensive information on Cabot Energy Plc and its oil and gas operations, including press releases, annual reports and interim reports are available from Cabot Energy Plc's website:

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