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West Newton acquisition 'a cracking deal' for Union Jack Oil Plc

David Bramhill, executive chairman of Union Jack Oil PLC (LON:UJO) discusses with Proactive's Andrew Scott their decision to acquire a 16.667% stake in the West Newton gas discovery in Yorkshire.

To support the transaction UJO's raising £2.25mln of new capital.

The transaction's been agreed with Rathlin Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian firm Connaught Oil & Gas, via a farm-out that commits UJO to cover 25% of the cost of an appraisal well in the first quarter of 2019.

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Price: 0.151 GBX

AIM:UJO
Market: AIM
Market Cap: £23.32 m
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Investor Update: Union Jack's West Newton potential confirmed

Headlines from the Proactive UK newsroom. Union Jack Oil (LON:UJO) has been informed by the operator that the Kirkham Abbey reservoir in the West Newton project area contains a base case 146mln barrels of oil and up to 283mln barrels in a best case. The liquid element is much higher than...

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