Providence Resources is pleased to provide an update on Standard Exploration Licence (SEL) 1/11 ("Barryroe"). SEL 1/11 contains the Barryroe oil field which is operated by Providence Resources (80%) on behalf of its partner Lansdowne Oil & Gas (20%). The area lies in c. 100 metre water depth in the North Celtic Sea Basin and is c. 50 km off Co. Cork, Ireland.
The Barryroe partners have been granted a c. 180 km2 increase in the areal extent of SEL 1/11 by the Minister of State, at the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources for the first phase of the exploration licence and subject to further work programme commitments to be undertaken by the Barryroe partners. This increase in the area of SEL 1/11 recognizes potential field extensions of Barryroe to the south and south-east.