BRIEF-Rockhopper, Falklands agree tax settlement from Premier Oil farm-out

jueves 9 de abril de 2015 02:17 GYT

April 9 (Reuters) - Rockhopper Exploration Plc

* Agreed binding documentation with Falkland Island government in relation to tax arising from 2012 farm-out to Premier Oil

* Tax settlement deed confirms quantum and deferment of outstanding tax liability

* Outstanding tax liability confirmed at £64.4 million (about $95.7 million)

* First royalty payment date anticipated to occur within 6 months of first oil production, estimated to occur in late 2019 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: