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29 November 2013
LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED
Q3 2013 Results
LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSX-V: LOI), an independent oil and gas company focused on Morocco (“Longreach” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce its financial and operating results for the three month period ended September 30, 2013.
- Cash position as at September 30, 2013 of US$21.3m (US$34.2m as at December 31, 2012)
- Working capital as at September 30, 2013 of US$18.9m (US$32.7m as at December 31, 2012)
- Net outflows during the quarter primarily due to capital expenditure on the Sidi Moktar licence in the lead up to the Companys drilling programme
- Sidi Moktar:
- Koba 1 well commenced drilling mid-November
- Drilling is progressing well
- Drill platform for Kamar well under construction
- Foum Draa Offshore:
- FD II Alpha-1 exploration well announced 28th October, with drilling underway
Commenting, Andrew Benitz, CEO of Longreach, said:
“The third quarter was spent preparing for Longreachs upcoming drilling programme and managing all tendering and procurement for the Koba well in-house. We are very pleased that drilling is now underway on Longreachs operated Sidi Moktar licence and on the offshore non-operated Foum Draa licence.”
For additional information, please contact:
|Andrew Benitz||Chief Executive Officer||+44 20 3137 7756|
Pelham Bell Pottinger
|Mark Antelme / Philip Dennis / Rollo Crichton-Stuart||+44 207 861 3232|
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