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Sound Energy PLC - Eastern Morocco: Award of Production Concession

Thu, 6th Sep 2018 07:00

RNS Number : 9044Z
Sound Energy PLC
06 September 2018
 

6 September 2018

 

 

 

Sound Energy plc

("Sound Energy" or the "Company")

 

Eastern Morocco : Award of Production Concession

 

Sound Energy, the Morocco focussed upstream gas company, is pleased to announce the award of the production concession relating to the Tendrara gas discovery in Eastern Morocco by the Moroccan Ministry of Energy.   

 

The production concession award covers an area of 133.5 Km2 and follows an application by the Company and its partners in June 2018.  The field development plan underpinning this award includes:

 

·    the drilling, pre first gas, of up to 5 new horizontal development wells, in addition to recompletion of the existing TE-6 and TE-7 wells.

·     the construction of a gas treatment plant and compression station ("CPF") and a 120 km 20 inch Tendrara Gas Export Pipeline ("TGEP") connecting the CPF and the delivery point to the Gazoduc Maghreb Europe pipeline. As already announced, front end engineering and design ("FEED") is underway for both the CPF and TGEP.

·   the achievement of first gas in approximately two years at an expected mid case production rate of around 60 million standard cubic feet per day over a minimum period of 10 years during which it is currently estimated, subject to optimisation of drilling plans, that an additional 10 to 13 wells will be drilled to maintain this production rate. 

 

The Company expects to be in a position to take final investment decision on the Tendrara development once key development milestones have been secured, including a gas sales agreement, FEED development capital funding and local regulatory administrative formalities.

 

On 7 June, 2018, Sound announced that it had signed heads of terms with a consortium comprising Enagas, Elecnor and Fomento for the FEED and conditional construction and financing of all the infrastructure required, including the TGEP and CPF under a 'build-own-operate-transfer' structure.

 

 

James Parsons, Sound Energy's CEO, commented:

 

"I am delighted with the award of the first development concession in Eastern Morocco, which is a critical step in commercialising our gas discovery.   

 

The Company continues to make excellent progress on all fronts, including FEED, the gas sales agreement and ground works at TE-9."

 

 

Further announcements will be made, as appropriate, in due course.

 

 

For further information please contact:

 

Vigo Communications - PR Adviser

Patrick d'Ancona

Chris McMahon 

Kate Rogucheva

 

Tel: +44 (0)20 7390 0230

Sound Energy

James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer 

 

j.parsons@soundenergyplc.com

 

Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones

Ben Jeynes 

 

Tel: +44 (0)20 7131 4000

RBC Capital Markets - Joint Broker

Matthew Coakes

Martin Copeland

  Tel: +44 (0)20 7653 4000

Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited - Joint Broker

Alex Reynolds

Nick Stamp

  Tel: +44 (0)20 3031 2000

 

 

 

The information communicated within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

 

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