Regulatory Story
Company Pires Investments PLC
Headline Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited Update
Released 15:00 12-Aug-2019
Number 7624I

RNS Number : 7624I
Pires Investments PLC
12 August 2019


Pires Investments PLC

("Pires" or the "Company")


Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited Update


The Company notes the announcement made today by Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited ("Eco"), the AIM and TSX-V listed Oil and Gas exploration and production Company with interests in Guyana and Namibia, some of the text of which is set out below:


"Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. (AIM: ECO, TSX-V: EOG), today announces a significant oil discovery on the Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana. The Jethro-1 exploration well was drilled by the Stena Forth drillship to a final depth of 14,331 feet (4,400 meters) in approximately 1,350 meters of water. Evaluation of logging data confirms that the Jethro-1 is the first Discovery on the Orinduik licence and comprises high quality oil bearing sandstone reservoir of Lower Tertiary age. It encountered 180.5 feet (55 meters) of net high-quality oil pay in excellent lower Tertiary sandstone reservoirs which supports recoverable oil resources. The well has been cased, and is now awaiting further evaluation to determine the appropriate appraisal activity."


The announcement can be viewed in full at:


Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited is one of the Company's principal investments in its portfolio. Pires currently owns 847,250 shares in Eco.


This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014.





Pires Investments plc

Peter Redmond, Director



Tel: +44 (0) 20 7917 1817

Nominated Adviser

Cairn Financial Advisers LLP

Liam Murray / Tony Rawlinson



Tel: +44 (0) 20 7213 0880


Peterhouse Capital Limited

Duncan Vasey / Lucy Williams


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0935

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0936




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