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Egdon Resources PLC

26 April 2022

26 April 2022

EGDON RESOURCES PLC

("Egdon" or "the Company")

Withdrawal of Shell from P1929 and P2304

Egdon Resources plc (AIM:EDR) advises that Shell U.K. Limited has informed Egdon and the North Sea Transition Authority ("NSTA") of its intention to withdraw from licences P1929 and P2304 containing the Resolution and Endeavour gas discoveries.

Egdon will now consider its options, including its ongoing commitment to the licences and will discuss this with the NSTA. We will update shareholders once our preferred option and the NSTA position is known.

For further information please contact:

Egdon Resources plc

   Mark Abbott, Martin Durham                                                      01256 702 292 

Buchanan

   Ben Romney, Jon Krinks                                                           020 7466 5000 

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker - WH Ireland Limited

   Chris Hardie, Megan Liddell                                                       020 7220 1666 

Joint Broker & Financial Advisors - VSA Capital Limited

   Andrew Monk (Corporate Broking)                                              020 3005 5000 

Andrew Raca (Corporate Finance)

Qualified Person Review

In accordance with the AIM Rules - Note for Mining and Oil and Gas Companies, this release has been reviewed by Mark Abbott, Managing Director of Egdon, who is a geoscientist with over 30 years' experience and is a member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain and a Fellow of the Geological Society. Mr Abbott has consented to the inclusion of the technical information in this release in the form and context in which it appears.

Evaluation of hydrocarbon volumes has been assessed in accordance with the 2018 Petroleum Resources Management System (PRMS) prepared by the Oil and Gas Reserves Committee of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and reviewed and jointly sponsored by the World Petroleum Council (WPC), the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE), the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) and the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE).

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the UK version of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, as amended ("MAR"). Upon the publication of this announcement via a Regulatory Information Service, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

Notes to Editors:

Egdon Resources plc (LSE: EDR) is an established exploration and production company focused on the hydrocarbon-producing basins of the onshore UK.

Egdon holds interests in 37 licences in the UK and has an active programme of exploration, appraisal and development within its portfolio of oil and gas assets. Egdon is an approved operator in the UK. Egdon was formed in 1997 and listed on AIM in December 2004.

Resolution and Endeavour Gas Discoveries

A Competent Person's Report prepared by Schlumberger Oilfield UK PLC (April 2019) reported Mean Contingent Gas Resources of 231 billion cubic feet of gas ("bcf"), with a P90 to P10 range of 100 to 389 bcf, attributable to the Resolution gas discovery (P1929). The Resolution discovery was made by Total in 1966 when well 41/18-2 flow tested gas from the Permian aged Zechstein carbonate (limestone) reservoir. Additionally, Egdon estimates that the Endeavour gas discovery (P2304) contains Mean Contingent Resources of 18 bcf, with a P90 to P10 range of 10 to 28 bcf.

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