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Friday 20 September, 2019

i3 Energy PLC

Operations Update

RNS Number : 1004N
i3 Energy PLC
20 September 2019
 

20 September 2019

 

i3 Energy plc

("i3" or the "Company")

 

Operations Update

 

i3 Energy plc, an independent oil and gas company with assets and operations in the UK, announces the following operational update.

The 13/23c-9 pilot well on i3 Energy's 100% owned Liberator Field has now been plugged and abandoned as planned following completion of the vertical seismic profile ("VSP") survey and shear wave sonic logging.

 

The Borgland Dolphin will shortly be mobilised to drill the Serenity SA-01 well as the second well in the current drilling programme. Permitting for the SA-01 well is underway and mobilisation operations will commence as soon as the consent to locate permit is obtained from the regulatory authorities. The rig has been down-manned to minimise standby costs. Once drilling begins, the well is expected to take approximately four weeks.

 

The Company has purchased a recently processed 3D seismic data set that will be integrated into its modelling ahead of drilling the LA-03 appraisal well at Liberator. This newly processed seismic has the characteristics necessary to allow an inversion process to be applied, enabling additional interpretation of the channel sand architecture. The processing and interpretation of this new seismic data will be undertaken while i3 is drilling the Serenity SA-01 well and will be integrated with i3's existing mapping to confirm that the planned LA-03 well, situated in the western part of the Liberator structure, remains at an optimal location.

 

Majid Shafiq, CEO of i3 Energy, commented:

"Serenity is a high value exploration target and an exciting opportunity for i3 Energy and its shareholders. The structure itself is entirely separate from Liberator and will add significantly to the Company's resources in a success case.

 

"Drilling the Serenity well ahead of LA-03 will provide the necessary opportunity to process our findings from well 13/23c-9. We look forward to updating shareholders on further progress in due course once the permitting for the Serenity well has been completed."

 

 

 

 

ENDS

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS:


i3 Energy plc



Majid Shafiq (CEO) / Graham Heath (CFO)

c/o Camarco

Tel: +44 (0) 203 781 8331


 

WH Ireland Limited (Nomad and Joint Broker)



James Joyce, James Sinclair-Ford

Tel: +44 (0) 207 220 1666


GMP FirstEnergy (Joint Broker)



Jonathan Wright

Tel: +44 (0) 207 448 0200

 


Canaccord Genuity Limited (Joint Broker)

Henry Fitzgerald- O'Connor, James Asensio

 

Tel: +44 (0) 207 523 8000

 


Camarco

Jennifer Renwick, James Crothers

 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 781 8331






 


Notes to Editors:

i3 is an oil and gas development company initially focused on the North Sea. The Company's core asset is the Greater Liberator Area, located in Blocks 13/23d and 13/23c, to which i3's independent reserves auditor attributes 11 MMBO of 2P Reserves, 22 MMBO of 2C Contingent Resources and 47 MMBO of mid-case Prospective Resources. The Greater Liberator Area consists of the Liberator oil field discovered by well 13/23d-8 and the Liberator West extension. The Greater Liberator Area, along with the Company's Serenity Prospect located in the northern half of Block 13/23c and for which it carries a STOIIP of 197 MMbbls, are owned and operated on a 100% working interest basis.

 

The Company's strategy is to acquire high quality, low risk producing and development assets, to broaden its portfolio and grow its reserves and production.

 

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.

 

 

 


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