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Thursday 04 October, 2018

Argos Resources Ltd

PL001 Licence Reassignment

RNS Number : 9934C
Argos Resources Ltd
04 October 2018

4 October 2018

This announcement contains inside information 


("Argos" or "the Company")



Argos Resources Limited (AIM: ARG.L), (the "Company", "Argos"), the Falkland Island based exploration company which holds a 5% Overriding Royalty Interest in Licence PL001 in the North Falkland Basin, announces that its Working Interest partners in the Licence, Noble Energy Falklands Limited ("Noble") and Edison International S.p.A ("Edison") have served notice of their intention to withdraw from the Licence.

The Company intends to take a reassignment of the Licence from Noble and Edison, as provided for under the Participation Agreement entered into between the Company, Noble and Edison in February 2016. The Company is already in contact with the Falkland Islands Government to seek the required approvals to transfer the Working Interests back to Argos.

Ian Thomson, Chairman of Argos, commented:

"The Company remains very positive about the potential of Licence PL001. We have sufficient cash reserves to meet our ongoing requirements while we progress discussions with the  Government on the reassignment of the Licence and seek to secure other partners to participate in its development".

For further information:


Argos Resources Limited (+500 22685)

Ian Thomson, Chairman

John Hogan, Managing Director


Cenkos Securities PLC

Neil McDonald (+44 131 220 6939)

Derrick Lee (+44 131 220 9100)


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