The deal will seeXcite Energy Resources which is 100% owned by Xcite sharefield-specific technical and operational information with Statoil, and vice versa, on theKraken, Bentley and Bressay fields in the North Sea.
The idea is that the shared information will help the companies better evaluate the potential of the infrastructure to import gas between the three oil fields. Additionally, a team comprising analysts from all three companies will collaborate todevelop a number of proposals to assess the benefits of installing a shared gas import pipeline.
Xcite CEO Rupert Cole commented:
This new collaboration with Statoil and EnQuest to assess this shared infrastructure is an important initiative, which highlights the scope of potential opportunities available to our respective projects.
Todays announcement further demonstrates that additional value can be created by companies collaborating in key development activities and it reinforces our commitment to Maximising Economic Recovery from the area immediately surrounding the Bentley field.
Neither Xcite nor EnQuest currently pay a dividend, though it ought to be noted that the former has seen little fluctuation since falling from the heady heights of early 2010, while EnQuests share price history over the last five years has seen more peaks and troughs than theHimalayas
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