Egdon Resources plc notes that the Oil and Gas Authority ('OGA') has today announced the blocks to be offered in the first tranche of the 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round, which closed on 28th October 2014.
The management of Egdon are pleased to announce that the Company has been advised it will be offered a total of seven blocks or part blocks in this first tranche. The blocks are located in the East Midlands Petroleum Province and expand the Company's acreage and opportunity base within one of its core areas of activity. The blocks to be offered provide a mix of new conventional, shale-gas and tight-oil opportunities.
In the Gainsborough Trough, the Company is to be offered a 15% interest in Blocks SE41e, SK49, SK89e, SK88b and SK87c. These blocks will be in a joint venture with IGas (35% and operator) and Total E&P UK Limited (50%), building on the Company's existing relationships within this area.