Cairn Energy

Cairn is one of Europe's leading independent oil and gas exploration and development companies.  Cairn has its headquarters in Edinburgh (Scotland) and operational offices in London (UK), Stavanger (Norway) and Dakar (Senegal)

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19 May 2017

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Cairn in Senegal

Cairn first started working in Senegal in 2013 and has since drilled six, successful wells offshore Senegal with its joint venture partners. Cairn is now focused on further exploration and appraisal activity with drilling scheduled to recommence later this year or early next year.


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We discover the value in our assets and people to the benefit of all our stakeholders

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Simon Thomson, Chief Executive
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Indian tax dispute

Cairn is currently unable to access the value of its ~10% residual shareholding in Cairn India Limited. International arbitration proceedings have commenced in respect of Cairn's claim under the UK-India Bilateral Investment Treaty. Cairn is seeking restitution for losses resulting from the attachment of its shares in Cairn India Limited.

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