Falkland Islands - PL023 & PL024
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Rockhopper Exploration plc said that it has commissioned Wavefield Inseis to conduct a site survey over its Ernest prospect in license PL024 in the North Falkland Basin. The site survey is a necessary part of preparatory work ahead of drilling. Rockhopper is already conducting an
Environmental Impact Assesment over licenses PL023 and PL024 in readiness for drilling.
The Ernest prospect is a relatively low-risk independent 4-way dip closed
structure in 160m of water approximately 100km offshore the Falkland Islands.
The robust 4-way closure has an areal extent of some 2880 acres, within a total
area of over 6,000 acres.
Sam Moody, Managing Director commented:
"We are very pleased that Wavefield are able to perform this site survey over
Ernest, which is currently the lowest risk prospect in our portfolio. The 3D
seismic in our licenses PL032 and PL033 means that we should not require
additional site surveys in that area to prepare for drilling."
Rockhopper Exploration plc is a North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company.
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