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Petrel Resources PLC
28 July 2015
 

 

 

                                                                                         

 

 

                                                                                            

 

28th July 2015

 

Petrel Resources plc

("Petrel" or the "Company")

 

Update on Tano Offshore Licence, Ghana

 

The board of Petrel Resources wish to announce that they have agreed with the Ghanaian authorities that Pan Andean Resources Ltd ("Pan Andean"), the Company's local affiliate (30% Petrel, 60% Clontarf, 10% Locals), will reapply for an exploration licence over 1,500 plus sq km of acreage in the Tano Basin offshore Ghana.

 

This agreement follows protracted discussions on how best to implement the terms of a court approved settlement relating to a signed 2010 Petroleum Agreement which had not been approved by the Ghanaian cabinet or parliament.  Revised co-ordinates over the area were agreed by the parties concerned in October 2014.

 

The Ghanaian Ministry of Energy has now invited Pan Andean to submit a fresh application over the agreed co-ordinates.  Pan Andean has been given assurances that this fresh application will be expeditiously processed through the approvals process.  Following legal advice Pan Andean is proceeding in accordance with these assurances to submit a fresh application.

 

ENDS

Enquiries:

Petrel Resources Plc

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

David Horgan, Director

 

Nominated Adviser and Broker

Northland Capital Partners Limited

Edward Hutton / Gerry Beaney                                                                         +44 (0)20 7382 1100

John Howes/Mark Treharne (Broking)

 

Public Relations

Blytheweigh                                                                                                             +44 (0)20 7138 3204

Tim Blythe                                                                                                                 +44 (0) 7816 924 626

Halimah Hussain                                                                                                     +44 (0) 7725 978 141

Camilla Horsfall                                                                                                       +44 (0) 7871 841 793

 

PSG Plus

Aoife Ross                                                                                                                  +353 (0) 1 661 4055

Alan Tyrrell                                                                                                                +353 (0) 1 661 4055

www.petrelresources.com


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