Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas exploration and production company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin, is pleased to announce that the Falkland Islands Government has extended the PL032 Discovery Area licence (in which Rockhopper has a 40% working interest) (the “Licence”) until 1 May 2021, with no additional licence commitments. The Licence was previously due to expire on 15 April 2020.

Enquiries:

Rockhopper Exploration plc

Sam Moody – Chief Executive Officer
Stewart MacDonald – Chief Financial Officer

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7390 0230 (via Vigo Communications)

Canaccord Genuity Limited (NOMAD and Joint Broker)

Henry Fitzgerald-O’Connor
James Asensio

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7523 8000

Peel Hunt LLP (Joint Broker)

Richard Crichton

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Vigo Communications

Patrick d’Ancona
Ben Simons

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7390 0231