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  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration and Premier Oil have signed a detailed heads of terms with Navitas Petroleum to farm in for a 30 percent interest in the Sea Lion project located offshore the Falkland Islands. 

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, has announced the completion of the farm-out agreement with Premier Oil plc. Premier has agreed to pay Rockhopper an upfront cash consideration of US$231 million, payable on completion of the transaction. Furthermore, Premier will, subject to field development plan approval, provide $722 million. Upon receipt […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Rockhopper Exploration and Premier Oil, partners in the Sea Lion project located offshore the Falkland Islands, have agreed to extend the exclusivity period to Navitas Petroleum, further closing in on a definitive Sea Lion farm-out.

  • 28 September 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Rockhopper Exploration plc , the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, completed operations, on 25 September 2010, to safely plug and abandon the Sea Lion 1 well – the first oil discovery and Contingent Oil Resource in the North Falkland Basin. Rockhopper has released the Ocean Guardian drilling rig. The Company is continuing […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rockhopper Exploration and Premier Oil have agreed to adopt a phased, lower cost development solution for the Sea Lion field in the North Falkland Basin, off Falkland Islands.    According to Rockhopper Exploration these are the highlights of phased development concept: – Initial phase to commercialise approximately 160 mmbbls oil; – Leased FPSO development concept targeting […]

  • 28 June 2019

    A tribunal has rejected Italy’s request for suspending the Ombrina Mare field arbitration and related intra-EU jurisdictional objections.

  • 6 January 2016

    Italy has reintroduced restrictions on offshore oil and gas activity within 12 nautical miles off its coast. Rockhopper, an oil and gas exploration and production company, fears this will have an impact on its Ombrina Mare project, offshore Italy. The Ombrina Mare is an appraisal/development project located off the Abruzzo, a region in Italy, in the shallow […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration plc , the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, announces that Rockhopper Exploration (Oil) Limited, a subsidiary of the Company (“Rockhopper Oil”), has today agreed the terms of a farm-in agreement, subject to the approval of the Falkland Islands Government, with Desire Petroleum Plc to farm-in to that part of the […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Rockhopper Exploration, an oil and gas exploration and production company, has informed that the Production Concession covering the Ombrina Mare project, offshore Italy, will now not be awarded.  This decision follows the re-introduction of the ban on exploration and production activity within 12 nautical miles of the coast of Italy in January 2016. Rockhopper said on […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Partners working to secure financing ahead of 2018 FID for Sea Lion

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration plc, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, today announces a placing of 17,320,000 new ordinary shares (“Ordinary Shares”) at a price of 280 pence each (the “Placing Price”) to raise £48.5 million before expenses (the “Placing”). Rockhopper to raise £48.5 million through a placing of new shares at 280 pence […]

  • 18 January 2016

    Oil and gas explorers Rockhopper Exploration and Falkland Oil and Gas (FOGL), have finalized their previously proposed all-share merger. To remind, on November 24, 2015, the boards of Rockhopper and FOGL announced that they had reached agreement on the terms of a recommended merger to be effected by means of a court-sanctioned scheme. Under the terms […]

  • 15 September 2016

    Rockhopper, an independent oil and gas company working in partnership with Premier Oil to bring online the Sea Lion field, located offshore the Falkland Islands, has said the costs have been cut down significantly at the project. As the partners are working through the front end engineering design (FEED), they have managed to reduce the […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper has completed the acquisition of Mediterranean Oil & Gas plc (“MOG”), an oil and gas exploration company with assets in Italy, Malta and France. Following the completion of the transaction on August 11, Keith Henry, William Higgs, Christopher Kelsall, Sergio Morandi, Peter Jackson and Enrico Testa have all resigned from their positions as a directors of MOG. […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration plc , the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, announces that it has entered into an assignment agreement to secure three firm additional well slots on the Ocean  Guardian drilling rig. Rockhopper intends to utilise these three well slots after Desire Petroleum plc completes drilling operations on its next well, which […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, has received notification that The Falkland Islands Government has granted a one year extension (to 18 November 2013), with no further work commitments, of Production Licences PL023 and PL024, in which Rockhopper has a 40 per cent interest. Rockhopper also notes that Production Licences PL003 […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Rockhopper Exploration plc, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, announces that Dave Bodecott, Exploration Director, is retiring from the Board of Directors and will be leaving the Company on 31 January 2013. Pierre Jungels, Chairman of Rockhopper, commented: “Dave has made a huge contribution as a member of the management team since […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rockhopper Exploration plc has been awarded a 40% interest in offshore Block 9 in Croatia in partnership with Eni (60% interest and operator).  As previously reported, the Croatian Government has granted 10 licenses for exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the Adriatic. The block is located in the relatively shallow water of the prolific Northern […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration plc confirms that a loss of power occurred on the Ocean Guardian drilling rig on 16 October 2011 whilst the rig was preparing to move to its next well location following the successful plugging and abandonment of well  14/10-8. As a result of the loss of power onboard, all non-essential personnel were down-manned, […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration plc, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, announces that it has entered into a further assignment agreement to secure an additional well slot using the Ocean Guardian drilling rig.  Rockhopper intends to utilise the additional well slot to drill a well on the north-western acreage of licence PL004, which the […]

  • 26 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration plc, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, announces that it has entered into a further assignment agreement to secure an additional well slot on the Ocean Guardian drilling rig(photo). Rockhopper now intends to utilise four well slots in succession. Rockhopper was established in February 2004 with a strategy to invest […]

  • 30 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    At a meeting of the Mineral Resources Committee the Director of Mineral Resources gave her report. 1). Progress with Offshore Drilling Programme: Since the last report was prepared for the meeting held on 14 December, The Ocean Guardian(photo) has completed drilling well 25/10-1 (known as Dawn/Jacinta) for Desire Petroleum which is situated in licence area […]