Europa Oil & Gas

Company History

August 1995 Europa Oil & Gas Limited founded
September 1998 Awarded interest in Brates licence, Romania
September 2002 Horodok gas field Ukraine brought on stream
November 2002 Awarded interest in 3 Romanian exploration licences at Brodina, Cuejdiu and Bacau
December 2002 Drilled first UK well, the Whisby-4 oil producer in the East Midlands
May 2003 Acquired the West Firsby field, East Midlands, UK
January 2004 Drilled WF7 oil well at West Firsby
October 2004 Awarded PEDL143 licence in Weald containing the undrilled Holmwood prospect
November 2004 Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc admitted to trading on AIM raising £5m
November 2006 Acquired the Crosby Warren oil field, East Midlands UK
March 2007 Awarded Bearn des Gaves licence, Aquitaine France
May 2007 Sold the Bilca gas field to Aurelian Oil & Gas (Romania) SRL
July 2007 Drilled Crosby Warren-2 well
September 2008 Awarded PEDL180 & 181 licences in East Midlands
August 2009 Drilled Voitinel gas discovery Brodina, Romania
October 2010 Drilled Barchiz well with MND at Brates, Romania
November 2010 Drilled West Firsby-9 oil producer East Midlands, UK
June 2011 Cross assigned interests in PEDL180 & 182 with Egdon & Celtique
August 2011 Hugh Mackay appointed CEO
October 2011 Awarded two licensing options in Irish Atlantic margin
May 2012 CPR highlights the prospectivity of core assets in the UK and France
April 2013 Joint Venture signed with leading independent company Kosmos Energy Ltd for offshore Ireland interests
July 2014 Wressle well on PEDL180 spudded
December 2014 Kosmos prospect inventory identifies large prospects in both Irish blocks
February 2015 Positive Wressle flow test
May 2015 CPR assigns gross mean un-risked resources of 1.5 billion barrels of oil to 3 prospects in FEL3/13 offshore Ireland
May 2016 Awarded five licensing options in Atlantic Ireland
January 2018 Simon Oddie appointed as Chairman, Brian O’Cathain as non-executive director
December 2018 Worked over WF6 well by drainhole jetting
September 2019 Awarded Inezgane licence offshore Morocco
November 2019 Hugh Mackay stands down as CEO
January 2020 Wressle granted planning permission
August 2020 Simon Oddie appointed permanent CEO, Brian O’Cathain appointed Chairman
February 2021 Europa Oil & Gas, £1.5m Placing
June 2021 EOG sign MOU with Causeway Geothermal
August 2021 Wressle comes in at over 150 bopd NET to Europa