UKOG Completes PEDL143 Farm-in

UK Oil & Gas Investments plc announced Monday that it has completed a farm-in agreement with Warwick Energy Exploration and Production Limited to acquire a further 10 percent interest in the onshore UK Weald Basin license, PEDL143.

Subject to receipt of the necessary consent from the Oil and Gas Authority, UKOG will pay a consideration of £25,000 ($37,884) and a 20 percent share of the Holmwood-1 exploration drilling costs in order to acquire a full 10 percent working interest in PEDL143 from Warwick. The latest farm-in increases UKOG’s interest in the license to 30 percent.

PEDL143 covers 35.5 square miles and is located to the west of Horse Hill license PEDL137, in which UKOG has a 20.163 percent interest, and to the south of the Brockham oil field, license PL235, in which UKOG has an interest via its 6 percent ownership of Angus Energy Limited.

Stephen Sanderson, UKOG’s executive chairman commented in a company statement:

“We are delighted to follow up our very recent news on the OGA’s consent to the Egdon PEDL143 farm-in with the acquisition of a further interest in the license from Warwick. These two transactions now provide the company with a material 30 percent overall participating interest in the Holmwood exploration well and license.

“With this acquisition the Holmwood well now provides an excellent low to moderate risk opportunity for UKOG to access a mean estimated 1.68 million barrels of net conventional prospective resources together with the opportunity to confirm the Kimmeridge tight oil in place within the license as calculated by Nutech in their recent study of the company’s licenses and wider Weald. We look forward to working with the partnership and to drilling the Holmwood-1 well next winter. ”

Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!


Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.


Our Privacy Pledge

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at
 -  Undiscovered Oil, Gas Resources in Bar... (Apr 25)
 -  Petrofac Secures $70MM Services Contra... (Apr 25)
 -  CEO: Another Year of Activity Decline ... (Apr 25)
 -  Petronas Awards 'Key' Offshore Contrac... (Apr 24)
 -  Genel Energy Appoints New Chairman (Apr 24)

Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Project Manager
Expertise: Commercial Management|Project Management|Site Engineer
Location: LA
Product Manager
Expertise: Business Development|Executive
Location: Houston, TX
Project Manager
Expertise: Project Management
Location: Atlanta, GA
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $51.68/BBL 0.27%
Light Crude Oil : $49.25/BBL 0.74%
Natural Gas : $3.24/MMBtu 3.18%
Updated in last 24 hours