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Hurricane Energy PLC
16 June 2021
 

16 June 2021

 

Hurricane Energy plc

 

("Hurricane" or the "Company")

 

Update on Lincoln-14 well plug and abandonment  

 

Hurricane Energy plc, the UK based oil and gas company, provides an update on operations to plug and abandon the 205/26b-14 ("Lincoln-14") well on the P1368 (South) licence in the Greater Warwick Area ("GWA"), which Hurricane operates on behalf of the GWA joint venture (Hurricane 50%, Spirit Energy Resources Limited 50%).

 

The Company previously announced, including in the Proposed Financial Restructuring announcement as initially published by the Company on 30 April 2021, that the GWA joint venture has a regulatory obligation to plug and abandon the Lincoln-14 well by 31 October 2021, and that a rig had been contracted by Hurricane, as licence operator, for this purpose.

 

The Company can confirm that the Stena Don semi-submersible rig is now on hire. The Lincoln-14 plug and abandonment is scheduled to take c.20-25 days to complete with a gross budgeted campaign cost of c.$13 million (net $6.5 million to Hurricane).

 

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Contacts: 

 

Hurricane Energy plc

Antony Maris, Chief Executive Officer

Philip Corbett, Head of Investor Relations

 

+44 (0)1483 862820

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited

Nominated Adviser & Joint Corporate Broker

Callum Stewart

 

+44 (0)20 7710 7600

Investec Bank plc

Joint Corporate Broker

Chris Sim / Rahul Sharma

+44 (0)20 7597 5970

 

 

Vigo Consulting

Public Relations

Patrick d'Ancona / Ben Simons

hurricane@vigoconsulting.com

 

+44 (0)20 7390 0230

About Hurricane

 

Hurricane has a 100% interest in and operates the Lancaster field, the UK's first field to produce from a fractured basement reservoir.

 

Hurricane also has a 50% interest in the Greater Warwick Area licence, which contains the Lincoln and Warwick assets.

 

Visit Hurricane's website at www.hurricaneenergy.com

 

Inside Information

 

This announcement does not contain inside information.

 

 

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