Tap Oil Sells Stake in Brunei Block M

Tap Oil has executed an agreement with Polyard Petroleum International Exploration And Production PTE (PPIEP), whereby Tap sells 100% of the shares in its subsidiary, Tap Energy (Borneo) Pty Ltd, to PPIEP. Tap Energy (Borneo) Pty Ltd holds a 39% working interest in the Block M Production Sharing Agreement covering the Block M permit onshore Brunei and is the operator of Block M.

The completion of the transaction is unconditional with the effective date of the transaction being September 17, 2011. The consideration for the transaction is USD 2 million.

Tap's Managing Director/CEO Troy Hayden said, "We are pleased to have executed this transaction with PPIEP as it allows us to now focus resources on our three core areas, being the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia; Gulf of Thailand; and Ghana."