TAG Oil News

2018 News

TAG Oil Announces Election of Board of Directors and Provides Operational Update

Vancouver, B.C. - September 5, 2018 - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce the results from its 2018 annual general meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held in Vancouver, B.C. on September 4, 2018. All six of the nominees listed in TAG Oil’s management information circular dated August 1, 2018 that were proposed by management for election to the board of directors at the Meeting were duly elected. The directors will remain in office until the next annual meeting of the Company’s shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed.    

Operational Update

Production over the month of August to date is above guidance with a current gross daily average rate of 1,311 boe/d (80% oil).

The first phase of the planned workover program at Cheal is now complete. Namely, the workovers at the Cheal-A11 and B6 wells were recently completed and the wells are now back on production and producing from the Urenui formation.

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TAG Oil Reports Q1 2019 Results

Vancouver, B.C. – August 14, 2018 – TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to report its first quarter results for the interim period ending June 30, 2018. The Company was successful in securing a revolving credit facility of up to US$10,000,000 with a large New Zealand based lender, as well as increasing its revenue by 53% along with a 67% increase in operating netbacks to $44.16 per boe for the quarter. Production over the month of April to date is above guidance with a current gross…

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TAG Oil Reports FY2018 Results

Vancouver, B.C. – June 29, 2018 – TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to report the annual and fourth quarter results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. Most notably, the Company was successful in increasing itsrevenue to $23.7 millionalong with a 23% increase in operating netbacks to $30.66 per boe for FY2018. Toby Pierce, TAG Oil’s CEO, commented “During fiscal 2018 we focused on our waterflood program, exploration drilling and ensuring we maintained our production assets. Despite an average Brent Oil price of $57.52…

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TAG Oil Announces FY2018 Independent Reserves Results

Vancouver, B.C. – June 19, 2018 – TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) confirms that ERC Equipoise Ltd. (“ERCE”), a qualified reserves evaluator in accordance with National Instrument 51-101 and the Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation Handbook, has completed its independent reserves assessment on the Company’s producing oil and gas assets within the Cheal (PMP 38156), Cheal East (PEP 54877) and Sidewinder (PMP 53803) permits in New Zealand. This report is dated and is effective as at March 31, 2018. ERCE has assigned a pre-tax net present value…

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TAG Oil Announces Addition to its Board of Directors

Vancouver, B.C. – May 15, 2018 – International exploration and production company, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Loretto to its Board of Directors. Mr. Loretto obtained an MBA from Gonzaga University in 1984 and has over 30 years of extensive investment banking and public company experience by working as an independent businessman and investor both in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Loretto has been involved with funding and developing numerous companies in the resource and technology sector, including…

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TAG Oil Secures Revolving Credit Facility to Pursue Low-Risk, High Netback Production Opportunities

Vancouver, B.C. – April 19, 2018 – International exploration and production company, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF), reports that it has secured a revolving credit facility of up to US$10,000,000 with a large New Zealand based lender. The revolving credit facility, which is secured against TAG Oil’s producing Taranaki Basin assets, has been put into place for an initial period of 12 months. The facility can be drawn by TAG Oil upon request, with balances charged at an interest rate of LIBOR + 3.0% per annum. As…

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TAG Oil’s Pukatea-1 Well Flows Oil and Gas

International exploration and production company, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF), reports that the Pukatea-1 well was completed at the Mt. Messenger formation, where 12.9 meters of oil-and-gas bearing sands were perforated. Following perforation, a flow test was completed during which the well flowed naturally at a rate of up to 600 b/d of fluids on initial well clean-up. Over a 12-hour test period using a 24/64” choke setting, the well flowed at a stabilized rate of ~276 boe/d (74% oil) without the need for artificial lift. Toby…

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TAG Oil Updates Pukatea-1 Exploration Well

TAG Oil Ltd. (the “Company” or “TAG Oil”) (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to provide the following update with respect to TAG Oil’s operated Pukatea-1 exploration well located in the Puka permit (PEP 51135, 70% TAG Oil) in the Taranaki Basin of New Zealand. Pukatea-1 has reached a final total depth of ~3,100m measured depth after penetrating a (faulted) thickened overlying interval of basement rock without intersecting the Tikorangi Limestone formation. TAG Oil is encouraged by the intermittent hydrocarbon shows that were recorded within the section between ~2,520m…

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TAG Oil Reports Q3 2018 Results

Vancouver, B.C. – February 14, 2018 – TAG Oil Ltd. (the “Company” or “TAG Oil”) (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) reports its third quarter results for the interim period ending December 31, 2017, highlighted by a 6% increase in revenues and a 40% increase in operating netbacks from the previous quarter. Toby Pierce, TAG Oil’s CEO, commented “I am very pleased with both the increase in operating netbacks and the revenues quarter-over-quarter despite the modest declines in production. With temporary production issues experienced in Q3, which are being addressed, we…

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TAG Oil Updates Pukatea-1 Exploration Well

Vancouver, B.C. – February 12, 2018 – TAG Oil Ltd. (the “Company” or “TAG Oil”) (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to provide a positive update on its Pukatea-1 exploration well, which was spudded on January 24, 2018. The Pukatea-1 well is located in TAG Oil’s operated Puka permit (PEP 51135, 70% TAG Oil) in the Taranaki Basin of New Zealand. Intermediate casing has been set and TAG Oil anticipates that it will take approximately seven to ten more days to reach the top of the primary deep Tikorangi…

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