Spanish Point South

Spanish Point South

Location

Northern Porcupine Basin

License number

FEL 1/14 (Previously FEL 11/02)

Blocks

35/13, 35/14, 35/15 (part), 35/18, 35/19.

Classification

Frontier Exploration Licence

Operator

Capricorn (100% subsidiary of Cairn Energy)

Partners

Capricorn (38%), Providence (58%), SOSINA (4%).

Spanish Point South comprises six blocks located ~ 200 kilometres offshore west Ireland.

The licence lies immediately south of the Spanish Point licence, in an area where both oil and gas/condensate discoveries have been made.

The licence lies in water depths of 300-600 m and covers an area of over 1,500 sq. km.  A number of Mesozoic leads have been identified.