31 October 2017
Urals Energy PCL ("Urals Energy" or the "Company")
Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contain inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR).
Urals Energy PCL (AIM:UEN), the independent exploration and production company with operations in Russia, is pleased to provide the following operational updates:
The loading of the second annual tanker shipment for export from Arcticneft on Kolguyev Island has been successfully completed. The tanker has been loaded with 23,951 gross tons of crude oil (an equivalent of 189,213 barrels). The tanker has left Kolguyev Island today.
Pre-export short term loan finance arrangement
As announced on 7 September 2017, the Company has previously entered into a secured short-term loan agreement with Petraco Oil Company Limited ("Petraco"). The re-payment date for the US$3.0 million received from Petraco under this agreement is linked to the shipment of the tanker as described above. This indebtedness is anticipated to be settled in the coming weeks.
The drilling rig and drilling team are at the South Dagi drilling site and preparations for drilling are reaching an advanced stage. Representatives of the rig's supplier will arrive at Sakhalin Island in a week's time to complete the assembly and checking of equipment and to perform staff training. Further announcements will be made in due course.
For further information, please contact:
Urals Energy Public Company Limited
Andrew Shrager, Chairman
Leonid Dyachenko, Chief Executive Officer
Sergey Uzornikov, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +7 495 795 0300, www.uralsenergy.com
Allenby Capital Limited, Nominated Adviser and Broker
Nick Naylor / Alex Brearley
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3328 5656, www.allenbycapital.com
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