Mercator jumps up over 6.5%

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Mercator is in the limelight today after a long time. The stock price rose over 6.5% to Rs.22.75, clocking a 3.5 times surge in volumes. Its 52-week high is at Rs.49.

The company had good news to share. After a long wait, Department of Petroleum, Government of Gujarat has granted the company the Mining Lease on 27 June 2018 for exploiting oil discoveries made by Mercator in Block CB-ONN-2005/9.

The Mining Lease has been awarded for a period of 20 years.

As announced earlier, the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons has approved the Field Development Plan (FOP) for over 23 million barrels of recoverable Oil in Jyoti-l & Jyoti-2 discoveries situated in Block CB-ONN-2005/9.

Mercator said that it is geared up to bring the Block to production at the earliest.

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