News


September 5, 2017

Operations Update – Drilling of S-375 well completed

Highlights
· S 375 delineation well and S-375s sidetrack well contain 4.8 m and 14.8 m respectively of net oil pay based on log and core data
· Testing contractor being mobilised to field with results expected by end September
· Reserve calculation and Development Plan being updated

July 28, 2017

Q2 2017 Production Data

PetroNeft provides an update on oil production at Licence 61 in the second quarter of 2017. 

Licence 61 Gross Production

Q2-2017

Q1-2017

Q4-2016

Q3-2016

Q2-2016

FY 2016

FY 2015

Total gross production

200,208

224,604

255,068

305,126

223,877

990,887

737,655

Gross bopd

2,200

2,496

2,772

3,317

2,460

2,707

2,021

PetroNeft 50% share bopd

1,100

1,248

1,386

1,658

1,230

1,354

1,010

 

July 20, 2017

Operations Update – Drilling of S-375 well commenced

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling the S-375 delineation well at Sibkrayevskoye. It is expected to take up to eight weeks to drill and test the well. The S-375 well is being drilled on the northern structural lobe of the field approximately 2km south of existing wells that contained about 10m of net pay.

June 30, 2017

Final Results 2016

Highlights
• Significant success in horizontal drilling at South Arbuzovskoye although result of the 10km step-out S-374 well on Sibkrayevskoye was disappointing 
• Gross production from Licence 61 increased 35% compared to 2015:
o Gross production 990,931 barrels of oil
o Average gross production of 2,707 bopd (2015: 2,021 bopd)
o Net to PetroNeft 1,353 bopd (2015: 1,010 bopd)
• 65.0 mmbbls total proved and probable (2P) reserves net to PetroNeft

April 28, 2017

Q1 2017 Production Data

Oil production at Licence 61 in the first quarter of 2017.

Licence 61 Gross Production

Q1-2017

Q4-2016

Q3-2016

Q2-2016

Q1-2016

FY 2016

FY 2015

Total gross production

224,604

255,068

305,126

223,877

206,816

990,887

737,655

Gross bopd

2,496

2,772

3,317

2,460

2,273

2,707

2,021

PetroNeft 50% share bopd

1,248

1,386

1,658

1,230

1,136

1,354

1,010


March 31, 2017

2017 Work Programme and Financing agreed with Oil India

In order to further de-risk the field before committing to significant full field development expenditure it has been decided to drill an additional delineation well, S-375, before commencing the full development of the field. The S-375 well will be drilled on the northern structural lobe of the field approximately 2km south of existing wells that contained approximately 10m of net pay. This well will be spudded in Q2-2017 and completed this summer. 

January 31, 2017

2016 Production Data

Oil production at Licence 61 in 2016.

Licence 61 Gross Production

Q4-2016

Q3-2016

Q2-2016

Q1-2016

FY 2016

FY 2015

Total gross production

255,068

305,126

223,877

206,816

990,887

737,655

Gross bopd

2,772

3,317

2,460

2,273

2,707

2,021

PetroNeft 50% share bopd

1,386

1,658

1,230

1,136

1,354

1,010


October 12, 2016

Quarterly Production Data

Quarterly Production Update

Oil production at Licence 61 in the third quarter of 2016.

Licence 61 Gross Production

Q3-2016

Q2-2016

Q1-2016

Q1-Q3 2016

Q1-Q3 2015

Total gross production

305,126

223,877

206,816

735,819

519,785

Gross bopd

3,317

2,460

2,273

2,685

1,904

PetroNeft 50% share bopd

1,658

1,230

1,136

1,343

952

September 28, 2016

Interim Results H1 2016

2016 Interim 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 report its results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2016.

Highlights

• Current gross production from Licence 61 is about 3,200 bopd.

• Represents a 39% increase in production in 2016.

• New wells drilled at South Arbuzovskoye during period drove production growth.

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August 31, 2016

Drilling and Operations Update

Sibkrayevskoye Well S-374 - Vertical Delineation Well

· Two tight sandstone reservoirs encountered in the J1-2 interval

· Well tested water with no hydrocarbons present

Well will be plugged and abandoned

July 21, 2016

Operations Update

Highlights

Fourth successful well drilled at South Arbuzovskoye

Further increases to record production levels

Production

· Current gross production from Licence 61 increased to about 3,700 bopd (1,850 bopd net to PetroNeft)

· Increase due to new A-216 well at Arbuzovskoye

This is a new record high production for the Licence area, improving further the levels reported at the beginning of the month

July 5, 2016

Operations Update

Highlights

Third successful well drilled at South Arbuzovskoye

Fourth well added as follow-up

Record production achieved

Production

· Current gross production from Licence 61 increased to about 3,500 bopd (1,750 bopd net to PetroNeft).

· Increase due to three strongly performing new wells at Arbuzovskoye.

· This is the all-time record high production for the Licence area.

June 23, 2016

Final results 2015

Highlights

· Gross production 737,655 barrels of oil from Licence 61 in 2015

o Average gross production of 2,021 bopd

o Current gross production about 3,000 bopd

· 11 Wells drilled in 2015

· 1,000 km of 2D seismic acquired at Licence 61 in 2015

· 65.5 mmbbls total 2P reserves net to PetroNeft

Outlook

· Further production increases likely from South Arbuzovskoye

· Drilling at Sibkrayevskoye No. 374 due to commence in July 2016 – potential for material increase in reserves

Active, fully funded work programme planned at Licence 61 in 2016 and 2017

June 2, 2016

Operations Update

Production

· Current gross production from Licence 61 is about 3,000 bopd (1,500 bopd net to PetroNeft).

Arbuzovskoye Well A-214 Horizontal Production

· Successful drilling of 1,000 m horizontal section with bottom hole at 4,008 m MD.

· Evaluation of pipe conveyed logs indicate 931 m of horizontal section is net pay.

· Current rate of production is 800 bopd with less than 5% water.

April 25, 2016

Agreement with Natlata

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 and Natlata Partners Limited, PetroNeft’s largest shareholder are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement on a new Board composition and structure. Accordingly, Natlata has agreed to withdraw all of its resolutions due to be considered at the reconvened EGM due to take place at 11 a.m. today.

April 18, 2016

Adjournment of today’s Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM")

PetroNeft is pleased to announce that it is in advanced discussions with Natlata Partners Limited (“Natlata”) in relation to a comprehensive agreement on Board and management composition. To allow time to finalise and implement the necessary agreements, both parties agreed to adjourn todays EGM, which had been requisitioned by Natlata, until 11 AM on Monday 25 April 2016. The re-convened EGM will be held at the same venue, the Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.

April 5, 2016

ISS recommends vote AGAINST ALL Natlata EGM Resolutions

The ISS report supports the view of the Board set out in the EGM Circular dated 18 March 2016 that Shareholders should vote AGAINST ALL the resolutions.

March 23, 2016

Execution of Oil India Loan

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 that the legal documentation for the first tranche of the proposed US$35m financing for Licence 61 to be provided by Oil India has now been executed. The first tranche relates to the 2016 funding requirement of US$10m. The funding is provided by way of an unsecured loan from Oil India to WorldAce Investments Limited, the joint venture company that ultimately owns Licence 61. Principal repayments will commence in Q4 2019.

March 21, 2016

2016/2017 Work programme

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 announce that it has reached agreement with Oil India, its partner on license 61, for a budget and major work programme for 2016 and 2017.

March 21, 2016

EGM Requisition and Publication of Circular

As previously announced PetroNeft has received a notice requisitioning an Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM") of the Company from Natlata Partners Limited ("Natlata"), a company registered under the laws of the British Virgin Islands. PetroNeft announces that it has posted a circular to its Shareholders to convene this EGM, which is to be held at 11.00 a.m. at the Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland on Monday 18 April 2016.