TECHNICAL UPDATE
FRONTIER EXPLORATION LICENCE 3/04
DUNQUIN

  • PROVIDENCE PRESENTS FEL 3/04 TECHNICAL PAPER AT AAPG ERC LISBON 2018

Dublin and London - May 2, 2018 - Providence Resources P.l.c. (PVR LN, PRP ID), the Irish based Oil and Gas Exploration Company (the "Company"), today provides an technical update regarding Frontier Exploration Licence ("FEL") 3/04 located in the southern Porcupine Basin.  FEL 3/04 is operated by Eni Ireland BV (36.913%) on behalf of its partners, Repsol Exploracion Irlanda SA (33.557%), Providence Resources P.l.c. (26.846%) and Sosina Exploration Limited (2.684%), collectively referred to as the "FEL 3/04 Partners".  FEL 3/04 contains the undrilled Lower Cretaceous "Dunquin South" carbonate exploration prospect.

Dr. John O'Sullivan, Technical Director at Providence, will present a technical paper on FEL 3/04 at the American Association of Petroleum Geologist's (AAPG) European Regional Conference (ERC) in Lisbon this morning.  A copy of this presentation is available for download on the company's website at www.providenceresources.com.

INVESTOR ENQUIRIES  
Providence Resources P.l.c. Tel: +353 1 219 4074
Tony O'Reilly, Chief Executive Officer  
John O'Sullivan, Technical Director       
   
Cenkos Securities plc Tel: +44 131 220 9771
Neil McDonald/Derrick Lee  
   
J&E Davy Tel: +353 1 679 6363
Anthony Farrell  
   
Mirabaud Securities Limited Tel: + 44 20 3167 7221
Peter Krens  
   
MEDIA ENQUIRIES  
Powerscourt Tel: +44 207 250 1446
Peter Ogden  
   
Murray Consultants Tel: +353 1 498 0300
Pauline McAlester  

ABOUT PROVIDENCE RESOURCES
Providence Resources is an Irish based Oil & Gas Exploration Company with a portfolio of appraisal and exploration assets located offshore Ireland.  Providence's shares are quoted on the AIM in London and the ESM in Dublin.

ANNOUNCEMENT
This announcement has been reviewed by Dr John O'Sullivan, Technical Director, Providence Resources P.l.c.  John is a geology graduate of University College, Cork and holds a Masters in Applied Geophysics from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He also holds a Masters in Technology Management from the Smurfit Graduate School of Business at University College Dublin and a doctorate in Geology from Trinity College Dublin.  John is a Chartered Geologist and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.  He is also a member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Geophysical Association of Ireland. John has more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas exploration and production industry having previously worked with both Mobil and Marathon Oil.  John is a qualified person as defined in the guidance note for Mining Oil & Gas Companies, March 2006 of the London Stock Exchange. Definitions in this press release are consistent with SPE guidelines. SPE/WPC/AAPG/SPEE Petroleum Resource Management System 2007 has been used in preparing this announcement.