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Results for the Half Year ended 31 Dec 2022

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Completed a revision of the technical resources on Pilot which resulted in an 18.4% upgrade to the P50 case
Entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with SLB (formerly Schlumberger) for the exclusive provision of drilling and completion services and equipment for the Pilot project
Progressed the reprocessing of the Catcher North seismic survey with TGS and started quantitative interpretation work
Prepared 33rd Round applications (submitted 12 January 2023) which included a 114 bcf gas discovery and a 153 bcf near drill-ready prospect.
Identified two new low-risk exploration prospects with P50 prospective resources of 120 MMbbl and 70 MMbbl (after the reporting period)

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Memorandum of Understanding with SLB

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Orcadian has entered into a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SLB (formerly Schlumberger) to deliver core services for the wells on the Company’s Pilot project.
SLB made a compelling commercial and technical proposal with a strong focus on decarbonisation.
The parties now plan to develop a comprehensive Project Agreement for provision of the services.

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Farm-out of Carra Prospect

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Orcadian Energy (AIM:ORCA), the low-emissions North Sea oil and gas development company, is pleased to announce that, further to the announcement of 11 October 2021, the Company has now executed a formal agreement with Carrick Resources Limited (“Carrick”) in respect of a sub-area of Licence P2320 which covers the Carra prospect (“Carra”) (the “SPA”).

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Draft FDP and Farm-out Process Update

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Orcadian Energy (AIM:ORCA), the low-emissions North Sea oil and gas development company, is pleased to announce that:
the Company has submitted a draft Field Development Plan for the Pilot oilfield to the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA);a structured farm-out process has been initiated for the Pilot oilfield; new tax regime has transformed economics of North Sea investment for tax-paying companies.

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Orcadian Report provides carbon emissions solution for North Sea

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Orcadian Energy (AIM: ORCA), is delighted to present its final report into Central North Sea electrification, which has now been delivered to the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA, previously known as the Oil and Gas Authority or the OGA) and operators of facilities in the Central North Sea. “Orcadian’s Microgrid Concept” for the electrification of oil and gas platforms aims to dramatically cut carbon emissions, ensuring that the oil and gas that features in our future energy mix is as sustainable as possible.   

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UKCS License P2320 – Phase ‘A’ extension and Resource Update

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Orcadian Energy (AIM:ORCA), the North Sea focused, low emissions, oil and gas development company, is pleased to announce an extension to Phase ‘A’ of Licence P2320 and a resource update.

Highlights:
Phase ‘A’ of Licence P2320 extended to 14th May 2023 with the Initial Term also being extended to 14th November 2024
Company has completed a new interpretation of the recently reprocessed seismic data, licensed from TGS in July 2021
Company estimates that the development area oil-in-place, for Pilot, will increase by about 10% to 15%, compared to the previously estimated and audited volume

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Results for the half year ended 31 December 2021

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Orcadian Energy (AIM: ORCA), the North Sea focused oil and gas development company, is delighted to announce its unaudited results for the six months ended 31 December 2021.

Activity Focus: 

To improve the technical and commercial definition of the Pilot development project
To finance the Pilot development project
To explore every avenue to maximise the value in our satellite discoveries and prospects
To propose a practical means to electrify the Central North Sea (“CNS”) and to develop a business model enabling Orcadian to benefit from this work

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Concept Select Study for the Pilot Field

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Orcadian Energy (AIM: ORCA), the North Sea focused oil and gas development company, is delighted to announce that it has received a “Letter of no objection” from the Oil and Gas Authority (“OGA”) in respect of the development concept for the Pilot field.  This letter signals the finalisation of the “Assessment phase” and the entry into the “Authorisation phase” of development planning for the Pilot Field.

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