EnQuest PLC (www.enquest.com) is an independent oil and gas production and development company focused on the UK Continental Shelf . Its assets include the Thistle, Deveron, Heather, Broom, West Don and Don Southwest fields. Gaffney, Cline & Associates (GCA) certified that as at 1 January 2010, EnQuests assets had total net proved plus probably oil and NGL reserves of 80.5MMBbl. As at 1 January 2010, GCA has also net certified oil and gas best estimate (2C) contingent resources for individual assets. The aggregate of the oil 2C contingent resources on an unrisked basis is 67.5MMBbl, and of the gas contingent resources is 30.6Bcf .
On 6 April 2010, EnQuest was formed from the demerged UK North Sea assets of Petrofac Limited and Lundin Petroleum AB. EnQuest was admitted to trading on both the London Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. On listing, EnQuest PLC went into the FTSE 250 index and OMX Nordix Index. Its assets include the Thistle, Deveron, Heather, Broom, West Don and Don Southwest fields. It has interests in 16 production licences covering 26 blocks or part blocks in the UKCS, of which 15 licenses are operated by EnQuest.
EnQuest believes that the UKCS represents a significant hydrocarbon basin in a low-risk region, which continues to benefit from an extensive installed infrastructure base and skilled labour. EnQuest believes that its assets offer material organic growth opportunities, driven by exploitation of current infrastructure on the UKCS and the development of low-risk near field opportunities, rather than exploitation of high-risk exploration opportunities.
EnQuest intends to deliver sustainable growth in shareholder value by focusing on exploiting its existing reserves, commercialising and developing discoveries, converting its significant contingent resources into reserves and pursuing selective acquisitions. EnQuest is focused on increasing production from its existing assets in its core hub areas. It believes that it has excellent operational, execution, subsurface and integration skills and it seeks to become the development partner of choice in the UKCS.
EnQuest believes that it has the technical skills, the operational scale and the financial strength to achieve its objectives and to take advantage of the production and development opportunities in the UKCS.