Newport Exploration : Receives AUD$2,200,918 Net Quarterly Royalty Payment
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Gross royalty income for the period was AUD$3,144,168. The AUD$2,200,918 payment received by Newport of is net of 30% Australian withholding taxes (AUD$943,250) in accordance with the Australian Tax Office.
Newport has approximately
In FY2020, Beach propose to invest AUD$250 million in their Western Flank operations with up to 77 oil wells to be drilled, comprising 36 exploration and appraisal wells and 41 development wells (including 17 horizontal wells). Beach anticipate drilling over 300 wells in the Western Flank over the next 5 years.
With the continued drilling success and results to date, Beach's plan for exploration and development in FY2020, and the anticipated continuity of royalty payments over the long term, the Company is in the process of reviewing its dividend policy going forward.
The Company continues to strongly encourage shareholders and potential investors to access information released independently by
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