News


September 30, 2021

Interim Results for the Half Year Ended 30 June 2021

PetroNeft Resources plc (further referred to as the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries and joint venture, the “Group”, AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 is pleased to announce its unaudited financial and operating results for the half-year period ended 30 June 2021 (“H1 2021” or the “Period”).

Click here for report: /investor-relations/financial-reports/Interim Results for Half Year Ended 30 June 21.pdf

September 23, 2021

Export of Crude Oil

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 is pleased to announce the following operational news.

Highlights

o   Export oil sales to commence from 1st October.

September 15, 2021

Conversion of Debt

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61, announces that it has received notice to convert a total of $375,000 of debt, issued under a recent convertible loan agreement, for the issuance of 13,686,131 new Ordinary shares.

August 23, 2021

Conversion of Debt

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61, announces that it has received notice to convert a total of $293,125 of debt, issued under 3 historic convertible loan agreements, for the issuance of 11,475,840 new Ordinary shares.

June 29, 2021

Appointment of reserves auditor

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 provides the following update.

Highlights

  • Miller and Lents have been awarded the contract to independently audit the company’s reserves/resource. 
  • New reserve/resource report due to be published before the end of Q3.

June 22, 2021

Final Results 2020

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licences 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 is pleased to report its final results for the year ended 31st December 2020.

Highlights

  • New leadership, combined with strong local support, continues to demonstrate significant technical, operational and financial progress in 2020. 
  • Despite external adverse factors including closing down production in April 2020 due to oil price, gross 2020 production averaged 1,562 bopd down only 3.2% year on year (1,614 bopd 2019). 
  • Operating costs per barrel reduced by 10.3% (cost of sales excluding depreciation and Mineral Extraction Tax) at US$12.39 per barrel (2019: US$13.82 per barrel). 
  • Loss for the year US$4.54M (2020) reduced from US$6.04M (2019) despite 32.7% fall in realized oil price per barrel. 
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Company intends to publish later the notice for the Annual General Meeting in order to increase the chances of shareholders to be able to physically attend. 

2020 Final Results

June 8, 2021

Licence 67 Operations Update

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licences 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 is pleased to announce the following operational news.

Highlights

  • Production from the Cheremshanskoye field has provided the Company with strong operational cash flows. The well has shown virtually no decline since the start of production. The choke size was recently increased to 10mm and the rate increased to 320 bopd.
  • Workover operations on the L-2a well at the Ledovoye field also at Block 67 have been carried out successfully, producing an oil flow through a perforated liner which should enable the Company to book Russian state reserves, leading to the creation of development options for this field.

April 26, 2021

Licence 67 Operational Update

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61, is pleased to announce the following operational update for Licence 67.

Highlights 

  • Completion of the Cheremshanskoye road ahead of schedule and within budget.
  • Good performance from the C-4 well. The well is flowing naturally at approximately 300 bopd without any decline and over 16,000 bbls of oil has been produced to date.

  • Workover rig mobilized to the L-2a well on Ledovoye field, initial results expected by the end of Q2.

April 8, 2021

Conversion of debt

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61, is pleased to provide a financing update.

Highlights

  • $156,000 of debt converted to equity under the 2019 convertible loan agreement for the issuance of 10,084,034 new Ordinary shares.

April 1, 2021

Conversion of debt

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 and 90% owner of Licence 67, is pleased to provide a financing update.

Highlights

  • Total of $2.69M of debt converted to equity under three historic convertible loan agreements for the issuance of 115,794,613 new Ordinary shares.
  • Participation by the company’s largest Shareholders, Directors and Senior Management.

 

March 15, 2021

Migration of Participating Securities

PetroNeft Resources PLC (the “Company”) provides the following update in relation to the migration of Irish corporate securities from CREST to Euroclear Bank (“Migration”) under the Migration of Participating Securities Act 2019 (“2019 Act”).

Following the approval of all resolutions necessary to facilitate participation of the Company's ordinary shares in Migration at the extraordinary general meeting of the Company held on 19 February 2021, the Company has now completed all necessary actions required of it under the 2019 Act and the Migration Guide.

March 12, 2021

EGM Result and Presentation

PetroNeft Resourced PLC ("PetroNeft Resources " or the "Company") an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused in Russia, is pleased to announce that the proposed Resolution was duly passed without amendment at the Company's EGM held at 11.00 am today, 12 March 2021. 

March 9, 2021

NOTICE OF WEBCAST FOR EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING 12th March

Extraordinary General Meeting Call on Friday, March 12 at 11.000 am

Dublin, Ireland – PetroNeft Resources PLC – an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused in Russia, announced on February 19 last that it will hold an Extraordinary General Meeting on March 12 at 11.00am.

To tackle the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the Irish and UK Governments have put in place various laws restricting the   movement and gathering of people. These laws include restriction on gatherings indoors, unless essential for work purposes. The health and wellbeing of our Shareholders, employees, advisers and of the public is of utmost importance to the Board. The Company is committed to minimizing the unnecessary movement of people at this time. As a result, and in order that Shareholders can comply with the measures currently in place, this Extraordinary General Meeting requires to be a closed meeting, which Shareholders are not permitted to attend in person.

Notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting can be obtained by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser.

http://petroneft.com/news/2021/1254/

Voting procedures are explained in pages 12 and 13 of the notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting where shareholders can obtain more information on the procedures for voting by completion of either an electronic proxy appointment or a CREST Proxy Instruction.

The Extraordinary General Meeting conference will be a webcast event and can be accessed by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser.

https://globalmeet.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1433970&tp_key=2630a914c3

Shareholders can attend the presentation from their laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Audio will stream through your selected device, so be sure to have headphones or your volume turned up.

March 9, 2021

Production commences at Licence 67

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 90% owner and operator of Licence 67 and 50% owner and operator of Licence 61 is pleased to announce the following operational news.

Highlights

  • Production commenced from the Cheremshanskoye field on Licence 67.
  • Current production over 240 bopd. 


March 8, 2021

Completion of Acquisition

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, is pleased to announce that the acquisition of an additional 40% interest In Licence 67 from Belgrave Naftogas (formerly Arawak Russia B.V.) has now completed and therefore PetroNeft's interest in this licence has risen from 50% to 90%. PetroNeft also has a 50% operated interest in Licence 61.

March 2, 2021

Completion of fracking program and initial results

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 50% owner and operator of Licences 61 and 67 is pleased to announce operational successes.

  • Hydraulic fracture stimulation program of wells on both the Sibkrayevskoye and the Lineynoye fields successfully completed. 

  • Initial results from the wells are very encouraging, leading to production increases and opening the door to potential further developments.

February 22, 2021

Retirement of Chairman and Appointment of Alastair McBain as Non-Executive Chairman

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company, operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 50% owner and operator of Licences 61 and 67, announces that David Golder has, after 15 years’ service to the company, decided to retire from the Board with immediate effect.

The Board has unanimously elected Alastair McBain, who joined the board on 29th January 2021, as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company.

February 19, 2021

EGM Result and Notification of EGM for convertible loan

PetroNeft Resources PLC EGM Result

And

Notification of EGM in connection with Convertible Debt Funding.

Dublin 19 February 2021: PetroNeft Resourced PLC ("PetroNeft Resources " or the "Company") an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused in Russia, is pleased to announce that all Resolutions were duly passed without amendment at the Company's EGM held at 11.00 am today, 19 February 2021. 

All resolutions as set out in the Notice of EGM were voted on by way of a poll and the results were as follows:

 

In Favour

(including discretionary)

     Against

Vote Total as % of Issued Share Capital

    Withheld*

Resolution

Votes

%

Votes

%

%

Votes

1

466,656,816

100

56,000

0

55.6

111,382

2

466,656,816

100

56,000

0

55.6

111,382

3

466,656,816

100

56,000

0

55.6

111,382

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is therefore not counted towards the proportion of votes "in favour" or "against" the Resolution.

The full wording of the resolutions can be found by clicking on the following link:

http://petroneft.com/upload/information/notices/

An EGM Circular and Notice of EGM has been posted to Shareholders on 18 February 2021 and being made available for review on www.petroneft.com. The EGM will be held at the Company’s registered office, 20 Holles Street, Dublin 2, Ireland at 11.00 am on Friday 12 March 2021.

February 17, 2021

NOTICE OF WEBCAST FOR EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

Extraordinary General Meeting Call on Friday, February 19th at 11.000 am

Dublin, Ireland  – PetroNeft Resources PLC – . an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused in Russia,  announced on January 29th last that it will hold its   Extraordinary General Meeting on February 19  at 11.00am.

To tackle the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the Irish and UK Governments have put in place various laws restricting the   movement and gathering of people. These laws include restriction on gatherings indoors, unless essential for work purposes. The health and wellbeing of our Shareholders, employees, advisers and of the public is of utmost importance to the Board. The Company is committed to minimizing the unnecessary movement of people at this time. As a result, and in order that Shareholders can comply with the measures currently in place, this year’s Annual General Meeting requires to be a closed meeting, which Shareholders are not permitted to attend in person.

Notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting can be obtained by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser.

http://petroneft.com/investor-relations/2021-egm-centre/

Voting procedures are explained in pages 73 and 74 of the notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting where shareholders can obtain more information on the procedures for voting by completion of either an electronic proxy appointment or a CREST Proxy Instruction.

February 17, 2021

Financing Update

Highlights

  • New $2.9m convertible loan facility providing greater headroom to develop value.