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Sound Energy PLC
11 July 2016

11 July 2016


Sound Energy plc

("Sound Energy" or the "Company")



Tendrara Update



Sound Energy, the European / Mediterranean focused upstream gas company is pleased to provide the following update in relation to the Company's Tendrara licence area, onshore Morocco.


As announced by the Company on 6 June 2016, the first Tendrara well (TE-6) was drilled to a measured vertical depth of 2,665 metres and encountered approximately 28 metres of net gas pay in the TAGI reservoir.


The Company confirms that rigless operations continue and that the results are already significantly above Company expectations as a significant stable flow has already been achieved, despite only having accessed so far 18% of the total reservoir and no stimulation having yet been performed. 


After completing the initial perforation of 5 metres of the 28 metres of net pay (between 2,601 and 2,606 metres) the well achieved a stable flow rate of 1.36 MMscf/d with a choke of 16/64". 


The Company will now complete the remainder of the rigless operation, after which the results will be announced.  The results are expected later this month.


James Parsons, Sound Energy's Chief Executive Officer, commented:


"I am absolutely delighted to report what appears to be an early and potentially very material success at the first of our three Strategic Plays.

We eagerly await the post stimulation flow rate but I believe the early results of this first well already both prove a material commercial rate at Tendrara and provide significant early clues as to the regional potential of the Eastern Morocco TAGI reservoir."


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


For further information please contact:


Vigo Communications - PR Adviser

Patrick d'Ancona

Chris McMahon

Alexandra Roper


Tel: 44 (0)20 7830 9700

Sound Energy

James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer 




Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones

Ben Jeynes 


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe - Broker

Sarah Wharry

David Porter


Tel: 44 (0)20 7894 8896


The information contained in this announcement has been reviewed by Sound Energy's Moroccan Managing Director, Luca Madeddu, a qualified petroleum geologist. MMscf/d means million standard cubic feet of gas per day.




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