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Incident at Tambar Field


Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway, the UK and Atlantic Margin, notes the press release provided below by Aker BP, the operator, regarding an incident at the Tambar field in Norway (Faroe 45%).

“Aker BP confirmed that a serious incident was reported today at the Tambar field. The incident occurred on the Maersk Interceptor rig which is currently drilling on the field. Two people employed by Maersk Drilling were injured in the incident and both injured individuals are being transferred to shore.”

Aker BP have activated emergency preparedness procedures and are cooperating closely with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) and relevant authorities.

A further update will be provided as and when more information becomes available.

For further information please contact:
Faroe Petroleum plc
Graham Stewart, CEO
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 650 920

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited
Callum Stewart/Nicholas Rhodes/Ashton Clanfield
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7710 7600

BMO Capital Markets
Neil Haycock/Tom Rider/Jeremy Low
Tel: +44 (0) 207 236 1010

FTI Consulting
Edward Westropp/Emerson Clarke
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3727 1000