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Petrel Resources PLC
13 October 2014
 



                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

13 October 2014


Petrel Resources plc

("Petrel" or "the Company")

 

Update on Ghana Legal Proceedings

 

 

The board of Petrel are pleased to report that an agreement has been reached with the Ghanaian authorities on the specific revised co-ordinates of the signed Petroleum Agreement on a licence Block in the Tano area of Ghana.  This solution is satisfactory for the Company and brings the Company's interests in acreage closer to existing discoveries.  As announced in July 2014, it was agreed that additional, contiguous acreage will be added to preserve the size of the Block, and a revised Activity Map has been circulated.  The agreement is between Pan Andean Resources Ltd (60% Clontarf Energy plc, 30% Petrel Resources plc, 10% local interests) the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and the Government of Ghana. 

 

All parties have committed themselves to, and are acting to complete, the ratification process in accordance with law, which requires Cabinet and Parliamentary approval.

 

Accordingly, Pan Andean Resources Ltd has not reapplied to the High Court for further equitable relief but retains its right to reapply should it prove necessary.

 

ENDS

 

Enquiries:

 

Petrel Resources Plc

John Teeling, Executive Chairman                                                                                        +353 (0)1 833 2833

David Horgan, Director                                                                                                                       

 

Nominated Adviser and Broker

Northland Capital Partners Limited

Edward Hutton / Gavin Burnell

John Howes / Alice Lane (Broking)                                                                                        +44 (0)20 7382 1100

 

Blytheweigh                                                                                                                                    +44 (0) 207 138 3204

Tim Blythe                                                                                                                                        +44 (0) 781 692 4626

Eleanor Parry                                                                                                                                   +44 (0) 755 129 3620

Halimah Hussain                                                                                                                             +44 (0) 772 597 8141

 

Pembroke Communications

Natalie Tennyson                                                                                                                          +353 (0) 1 649 6340

 

 


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