Premier Oil completes Tuna farm down

Source: press release, 26 January 2021

Premier interests in offshore Indonesia
Premier interests in offshore Indonesia (illustration: Premier Oil)

Premier has announced that it has completed the farm down of its interest in the Tuna PSC, offshore Indonesia to Zarubezhneft. This follows receipt of Indonesian government approval.

Under the farm down agreement, Zarubezhneft will carry Premier for its share of a two well campaign to appraise the Tuna discoveries, scheduled to commence in the second quarter of this year.

In addition, Premier and Zarubezhneft have also secured Indonesian government approval for a 1-year extension to the exploration period of the Tuna PSC to March 2022.

Premier remains operator of the Tuna PSC, with the Company and Zarubezhneft each having a 50% interest in the licence.