IterOil Divests Offshore Interest in PPL 244 for $2MM
InterOil has agreed to divest its interest in the offshore Petroleum Prospecting License (PPL) 244, for US $2.0 million. The divestment remains subject to PNG government approval and contracted pre-emptive rights and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2010.
"We are selling our 15% interest in PPL 244 in order to focus our resources and efforts on PPLs 236, 237 & 238 which contain our substantial onshore and operated exploration license areas," stated Phil Mulacek, Chief Executive Officer of InterOil.
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