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Infrastrata PLC
17 May 2018

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17 May 2018


InfraStrata plc

("InfraStrata" or the "Company")


Contract signed with DEEP.KBB Gmbh to carry out the subsurface element of the FEED for the Islandmagee gas storage project


The Board of InfraStrata plc (AIM: INFA), the UK quoted company focused on gas storage, is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a contract with DEEP.KBB Gmbh ("DEEP") to carry out the subsurface element of the Front End Engineering and Design (the "FEED") for the Islandmagee gas storage project (the "Project"). 


Work by DEEP is to start imminently and will enable InfraStrata to carry out the subsurface element of the FEED programme this year and within the rules and timescales of the EU funding grant.  Costain has already been appointed to carry out the surface element of the FEED programme, as announced on 23 April 2018, and their work is underway.


Adrian Pocock, Chief Executive of InfraStrata, commented:

"We are delighted to confirm that we have now signed the other key contract for the FEED programme with DEEP, which is a highly-regarded expert in the development of salt cavern storage facilities.


The Company is now moving forward to complete the FEED this year and continues negotiations and discussions with third parties in respect of construction and commercialisation of this significant infrastructure project.


Further updates are expected to be announced over the course of this year as the FEED and work on the Project progresses."



For further information, please contact:


InfraStrata plc

Adrian Pocock, Chief Executive


c/o Yellow Jersey

+44 (0)20 3735 8825

Allenby Capital Limited (AIM Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)

Jeremy Porter / Alex Brearley / Liz Kirchner


+44 (0)20 3328 5656

SI Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

Nick Emerson


+44 (0) 20 3871 4038

Yellow Jersey

Tim Thomson  

+44 (0)20 3735 8825






The Front End Engineering & Design (FEED) and Insitu Downhole Testing programme for the Islandmagee gas storage project is co-financed by the European Union's Connecting Europe Facility.


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InfraStrata is an independent gas storage company focused on the UK and Ireland. Further information is available on the Company's website:


Background on the Islandmagee Storage Project

The Islandmagee gas storage project is a proposed salt cavern gas storage facility located on Islandmagee in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The Board of InfraStrata believes that the proposed 500 million cubic metres Natural Gas Cavern Storage facility will provide over 25% of the UK's Natural Gas Storage once constructed, and will be situated adjacent to the Scotland Northern Ireland (gas) Pipeline (SNIP) and the Moyle 500 Megawatt Electricity Interconnector. Work commenced in 2007 with the acquisition of 3D seismic data to image the Permian salt in the Larne Lough area. During 2012, planning permission was granted for the project and a gas storage licence was issued by the Utility Regulator. In 2015 a well was drilled to core the salt and confirm the technical feasibility of the project, supported in part by the Commission. To date approximately £11.5m has been invested in the project.


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