North Sea Energy Inc.

North Sea Energy Inc.

April 25, 2016 10:50 ET

NSE Announces Bagpuss Well Timing Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 25, 2016) - North Sea Energy Inc. ("NSE" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NUK) through its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK NO2) Limited, is pleased to announce that we have been informed by the Bagpuss Operator, Premier Oil UK Limited ("Premier") that the Ocean Valiant, a semi-submersible rig, is now forecast, subject to completion of Solan operations and DECC approval, to be on site at the Bagpuss prospect on or about May 15th 2016 with the Bagpuss well ("the Well") being spud shortly thereafter. The reason for the sooner than expected commencement of the Well is due to better that expected progress at Premier's Solan development site from where the rig is coming. The expected duration of the Well is estimated at 26 days with an additional 4 days for logging and sampling in the success case.

About NSE:

The Company, founded in February 2007, is a UK focused oil and gas exploration and appraisal company quoted on the TSX-V. NSE, along with its wholly owned subsidiary, holds two high impact opportunities in the UK North Sea. These opportunities are the Bagpuss and Blofeld prospects located in blocks 13/24c and 13/25 of the UKCS.

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