FALCON OIL & GAS LTD.
Kyalla 117 N2 Exploration Well EMP Accepted for Assessment
3 May 2019 – Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO, AIM: FOG, Euronext Growth: FAC) is pleased to announce that the Environmental Management Plan (“EMP”) for the Kyalla 117 N2 Exploration well, for the planned 2019 drilling, stimulation, and well testing prepared by Origin Energy B2 Pty Ltd. (“Origin”) on behalf of the JV, has been accepted for assessment by the Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources (“DENR”).
The EMP’s 28 day consultation period opens from 3 May 2019 and has been published on the DENR website at the following link: https://denr.nt.gov.au/environment-information/onshore-gas-in-the-northern-territory/environment-management-plan.
The EMP provides detail on how Origin will ensure the environmental impacts and risks associated with its activities are reduced to a level that is as low as reasonably practicable and acceptable. The EMP has been prepared with reference to regulatory obligations and relevant Inquiry recommendations that have underpinned the Code of Practice for Petroleum Activities in the Northern Territory.
All EMP decisions will be published on the DENR website, including a statement outlining the decision made.
Philip O’Quigley, CEO of Falcon, commented:
“Today’s announcement of acceptance for assessment of the Kyalla 117 N2 Exploration Well EMP targeting the Kyalla shale is an exciting development for Falcon shareholders as the JV prepares to re-commence drilling in the highly prospective Beetaloo Sub-basin in 2019. We look forward to updating the market as work progresses over the coming months.”
For further information, please contact:
|Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.||+353 1 676 8702|
|Philip O’Quigley, CEO||+353 87 814 7042|
|Anne Flynn, CFO||+353 1 676 9162|
|Davy (NOMAD, Euronext Growth Advisor & Joint Broker)|
|John Frain / Barry Murphy||+353 1 679 6363|
|RBC (Joint Broker)|
|Matthew Coakes / Martin Copeland||+44 20 7653 4000|
|Cenkos Securities plc (Joint Broker)|
|Neil McDonald/Derrick Lee||+44 131 220 9771|
About Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.
Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd is an international oil & gas company engaged in the exploration and development of unconventional oil and gas assets, with the current portfolio focused in Australia, South Africa and Hungary. Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd is incorporated in British Columbia, Canada and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with a technical team based in Budapest, Hungary.
For further information on Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. please visit www.falconoilandgas.com
About Origin Energy
Origin Energy (ASX: ORG) is a leading Australian integrated energy company. Origin is a leading energy retailer with approximately 4.1 million customer accounts, has approximately 6,000 MW of power generation capacity and is also a large natural gas supplier. Origin is the upstream operator of Australia Pacific LNG, which supplies natural gas to domestic markets and exports LNG under long term contracts.
Glossary of Terms
DENR Department of Environment and Natural Resources
EMP Environmental Management Plan
JV Joint Venture
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