Notice of Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 201410 March 2015
Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focussing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, announces that it will deliver its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2014, on Tuesday 24 March 2015.
There will be a presentation for sell-side analysts at the offices of FTI Consulting at 09.30 on the 24 March 2015 hosted by CEO Graham Stewart, COO Helge Hammer and CFO Jonathan Cooper. A copy of the results announcement and presentation will be posted on the Company’s website: https://www.fp.fo on the morning of results.
For further information please contact:
|Faroe Petroleum plc||Graham Stewart, CEO||Tel: +44 1224 650 920|
|Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited||Callum Stewart/Michael Shaw/Ashton Clanfield||Tel: +44 20 7710 7600|
|RBC Capital Markets||Matthew Coakes/Jeremy Low||Tel: +44 20 7653 4000|
|FTI Consulting||Edward Westropp/Tom Hufton||Tel: +44 20 3727 1000|
Notes to Editors
The Company has, through successive licence applications and acquisitions, built a substantial and diversified portfolio of exploration, appraisal, development and production assets across the Atlantic margin, the UK and Norwegian North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Barents Sea and the Celtic Sea. Faroe Petroleum has extensive experience working with major and independent oil companies and its joint venture partners include BP, Centrica, DONG, E.ON Ruhrgas, GDF, Maersk, OMV, Repsol, RWE Dea, Statoil, Tullow and Wintershall.
The Company’s substantial licence portfolio provides considerable spread of risk and reward. Faroe has a very active drilling programme ahead and it currently has interests in six principal producing oil and gas fields in the UK and Norway, including interests in the Schooner and Ketch gas fields and Blane oil field in the UK, and interests in the producing Njord, Brage and Ringhorne East fields in Norway. Full year average economic production for 2015 is estimated to be between 8,000 boepd and 10,000 boepd.
In November 2013 and March 2014 Faroe announced the Snilehorn and Pil discoveries in the Norwegian Sea in close proximity to the producing Njord and Hyme fields and in April 2014 the Company announced the Solberg discovery in the Norwegian Sea. In July 2014 the Company announced the successful drilling of the Bue side-track well, and provided an update of the resource range for the Pil and Bue discoveries of between 80 and 200 mmboe (gross).
Norway operates a tax efficient system which incentivises exploration, through reimbursement of 78% of costs in the subsequent year. Faroe has built an extensive portfolio of high potential exploration licences in Norway which, together with its established UK west of Shetlands and North Sea positions provides the majority of prospects targeted by the Company’s sustainable four to five well per annum drilling programme.
Faroe Petroleum is quoted on the AIM Market of London Stock Exchange. The Company is funded from cash reserves and cash flow, and has access to a $250m borrowing base facility, with a fully funded drilling programme through 2015. Faroe has highly experienced technical teams who are leaders in the areas of seismic and geological interpretation, reservoir engineering and field development, focused on creating exceptional value for its shareholders.