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General overview


Opening new frontiers

Borders & Southern holds a 100% equity interest and operatorship in three Production Licences in the Falkland Islands covering an area of nearly 10,000 square kilometres. The licences are located approximately 150 km south-east of the Islands. The Company has demonstrated that it is a safe and competent operator. We have completed three seismic surveys and safely drilled two deep water wells in a remote location, giving due respect to the natural environment.

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands are a United Kingdom Overseas Territory. Supreme authority is vested in His Majesty The King and exercised by a Governor on his behalf, with the advice and assistance of the Executive Council and Legislative Assembly.
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Technical summary

Borders & Southern’s acreage is located in the South Falkland Basin, a frontier basin extending to the south and east of the Falkland Islands. Six wells have been drilled in the basin. In 2012 Borders & Southern made the first significant hydrocarbon discovery with exploration well 61/17-1.
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Darwin discovery

Darwin comprises two adjacent tilted fault blocks, Darwin East and Darwin West. The discovery well is situated on Darwin East. A clear flat spot and amplitude conformance to structure help define the hydrocarbon charged reservoir.
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