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11:58 22/09/2018

BARRYROE FARM OUT FORMALISED Dissemination: 20 September 2018 08:10 BST Providence Resources (PVR LN) has announced the formalisation of its farm out agreement for the appraisal of its Barryroe field, offshore Ireland. The deal, which was originally announced in March this year, will see a Chinese consortium, headed by APEC Energy Enterprises finance a comprehensive appraisal drilling campaign in 2019. The farm-in offer originally constituted three firm wells, plus any required sidetracks, however the deal has subsequently improved from Providence’s perspective, with the programme now comprising four firm vertical wells, one horizontal sidetrack and two optional horizontal wells. On top of this, APEC will now pay PVR US$9m upfront and a further US$10.5m ahead of the campaign, to cover any early costs associated with the project. Importantly, in spite of this expanded work programme Providence is not required to relinquish substantially more than originally expected, with APEC still farming into a 50% stake, halving Providence’s original 80% interest. We see today’s news as significant on a number of counts. Although we considered transaction risk low, sign off was required from multiple parties including both the Irish and Chinese governments, and therefore the fact that the agreement is now binding quells any concerns that the transaction would not complete. Secondly, despite industry cost inflation since announcement of the deal, the committed appraisal programme has grown in size – indeed the committed capital investment by APEC has more than doubled on our numbers to c.US$250m (gross) from c.US$100m, assuming that both horizontal well options are exercised. In our opinion, this is a clear demonstration of APEC’s enthusiasm for the project, and its intent to press ahead as quickly as possible. From Providence’s perspective, it now has a fully funded appraisal campaign, worth some US$100m net to PVR’s residual 40% stake, due to commence within the next 9 months. The campaign will determine Barryroe’s commerciality, and could add to the field’s c.350mmbbls of already discovered resource (gross, 2C recoverable). The company released the news alongside interim results, which bear only limited significance. Cash on the balance sheet at the end of June totalled just over €12m, with zero debt – down from €19.5m at the start of the year. Naturally this does not include the benefit of today’s cash injection, which, after accounting for PVR’s carry on Barryroe, leaves the company in rude financial health. Authors: James Midgley, Energy Research Analyst +44 (0)20 3167 7273 Tim Hurst-Brown, Energy Research Analyst +44 (0)20 3167 7276

22:04 21/09/2018

get in below radar BZT - about to heat up with Justin blogging on it and Nic chart next target 1p [link]

14:14 11/06/2018

That's been the quietest week in a year. iii seems to be working very poorly - at least it had a stringent verification process - this site seems to be much slacker. I'm hoping ToR and co will have a positive update Thursday.

13:24 18/05/2018

The fabled correction could be coming, or its yet another pump and dump. One rise does not a trend make

20:12 16/05/2018

Watch this space......

16:55 24/04/2018

Hello Mamms. I would be a lot more positive. Newgrange and Barryroe likely to be both drilled next year. No major move in share price before next year. 15-20 pence possible. Thereafter a rise into the drill date. Dont believe we will be waiting long after Barryroe drill results which may likely include increased reserves from jurassic before Exola is sold off for a hefty load of cash. Newgrange, Spanish point, Dunquin, dunmore, hook head, helvick, Avalon can all provide positive surprises. So expect heavy gains next year

12:24 19/04/2018

Hopefully small trades are start of fomo

14:54 08/03/2018

I hope I'm wrong, but having been stuck in this since only expectation is, that normal service will be restored soon enough.....

13:53 06/03/2018

TOR = Wenger

22:53 08/02/2018

Not good news....[link]