MELBOURNE, Australia -- MEO Australia has accepted a conditional offer for a farm-in to the NT/P68 exploration permit off Northern Australia.
Negotiations are in progress to convert the offer into binding agreements, subject to Australian regulatory approvals.
MEO currently holds 100% of the 5,900-sq km (2,278-sq mi) concession, which contains the Heron and Blackwood gas discoveries.
The company had offered up to 50% equity in the portion including Heron, which has mean prospective resources estimated at 5 tcf recoverable. But MEO plans to retain a 100% interest in Blackwood.
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