Schedule fixed for frontier well offshore Ireland

Offshore staff

DUBLIN, Ireland – ExxonMobil and its partners have agreed to a forward program for Frontier Exploration License (FEL) 3/04 offshore western Ireland.

The approved budget for 2012 includes provision for well design activities and procurement of long lead items in the build-up to an exploratory well in spring 2013 on Dunquin.

The license contains the Dunquin exploration prospect. ExxonMobil is operator, in partnership with Eni, Repsol, Providence Resources, and Sosina Exploration.

Tony O’Reilly, CEO of Providence, said: “This well forms an important part of Providence’s Irish multi-basin, multi-well drilling program which kicked off in November 2011.”

2/16/2012

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