Completion of the Wick Farm-in Agreement

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Upland Resources Limited (LSE: UPL), the oil and gas company actively building a portfolio of attractive upstream assets, is pleased to announce that completion of the agreement dated 29 November 2017 (as varied on 28 March 2018 and 27 April 2018) entered into between the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Upland Resources (UK Onshore) Limited (“Upland UK“) and Corallian Energy Limited (“Corallian Energy“) for the farm in by Upland UK to a 40% interest in UK Offshore Production Licence P2235 (UKCS Block 11/24b – containing the Wick prospect) (the “Wick Farm-in Agreement“) has taken place today.

At the same time, Corallian Energy completed farmout agreements with AIM quoted, Baron Oil plc and privately-owned, Corfe Energy Limited in respect of Licence P2235 resulting in the following interests in Licence P2235:-

LicenseeInterest
Corallian Energy40%
Upland UK40%
Baron Oil plc15%
Corfe Energy Limited5%

On completion of the Wick Farm-in Agreement, Upland UK made a payment to Corallian Energy of £269,791.99 (plus VAT) in respect of agreed licence and well costs incurred in the period up to the date of such completion.

The Company estimates that the Wick structure, which lies principally in the licensed area of Licence P2235, could hold in-place P50 resources of around 250 MMbbl. The Wick well, with targets within the Wick structure, is scheduled to commence drilling in the third quarter of 2018.

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Notes
Upland is an upstream oil & gas company whose highly experienced management team has a track record of creating major value for shareholders in junior oil & gas companies, including Cove Energy plc. The Company has extensive technical and commercial skills and contacts, management having held senior roles in Petronas, Conoco, Shell etc.