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Sirius Petroleum PLC (SRSP)

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Monday 12 June, 2017

Sirius Petroleum PLC

Statement re Press Comment

RNS Number : 8464H
Sirius Petroleum PLC
12 June 2017
 

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS DEEMED BY THE COMPANY TO CONSTITUTE INSIDE INFORMATION AS STIPULATED UNDER THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATIONS (EU) NO. 596/2014 ("MAR"). UPON THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT VIA A REGULATORY INFORMATION SERVICE ("RIS"), THIS INSIDE INFORMATION IS NOW CONSIDERED TO BE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.

 

 

12 June 2017

 

Sirius Petroleum plc

(the "Company" or "Sirius ")

 

Press Speculation

 

Sirius Petroleum (AIM: SRSP), the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, notes the recent press speculation and can confirm it is currently in discussions with BP regarding an offtake and pre-payment facility to support the financing of the Company's proposed drilling programme on the Ororo Field in Nigeria.  Discussions with BP, and other parties regarding financing, are ongoing and there can be no certainty that Sirius will reach an agreement with BP regarding the proposed offtake and pre-payment.  The Company will provide updates to the market as appropriate.

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Sirius Petroleum                                                         +44 20 3740 7640

Bobo Kuti / Jack Pryde

 

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe                                           +44 20 7894 7000

Sarah Wharry / Craig Francis

 

Gable Communications                                              +44 20 7193 7463

John Bick                                                                    [email protected]

 

 


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