INTERVIEW: Union Jack Oil Proposed farm-in for a 16.67% Interest in Major West Newton Gas Discovery

Union Jack Oil plc (LON:UJO) a UK-focused onshore hydrocarbon production, development and exploration company has agreed terms with Rathlin Energy Limited on a proposed farm-in for a 16.667%. Executive Chairman David Bramhill joins DirectorsTalk to discuss the news. David talks us through the proposed Farm-in details, the 2.5 million fundraiser, the next steps regarding the farm-in and what news flow investors should be looking out for over the coming months.


· Acquiring a 16.667% interest in the large 176,000 acre PEDL183 licence containing the significant West Newton A-1 UK onshore gas discovery

· Attractive farm-in terms with no cash costs up front with all funding going towards drilling and licence costs

· Best Estimate Contingent Resources of 189 Bcf of gas equivalent or 31.5 million barrels of oil equivalent (gross) assigned to West Newton in a Competent Persons Report

· West Newton A-1 gas discovery is on-trend with the prolific offshore Hewett gas complex

· Proximity to existing gas pipelines and infrastructure

· Drill-ready conventional appraisal well planned to be drilled in Q1 2019 to appraise the gas discovery

· Compelling immediate and future economic value from a development of the gas discovery alone

· Operator’s NPV10% of US$247 million and 52.5% ROR for the gas discovery alone

· Attractive acquisition metrics of less than US$0.30 per barrel of oil equivalent for the gas discovery alone

· Considerable upside potential from the lower Cadeby Reef oil exploration target underlying the gas reservoir that will also be drilled with Best Estimate Prospective Resources of 79.1 million boe (gross)

· Further significant upside potential from other numerous prospects and leads

· A successful appraisal well in Q1 2019 is expected to deliver a major onshore gas development

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