Discovering hidden value

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), Nuuk (Greenland), Stavanger (Norway) and Madrid (Spain).

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15 May 2014

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Who we are

Discovering hidden value

We work to develop the value in our operations, the talent of our people and build strong relationships with all our stakeholders.

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2013 Preliminary Results: Simon Thomson, Chief Executive

2013 Preliminary Results: Simon Thomson, Chief Executive 02:21

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2013 Preliminary Results

We announced our 2013 Preliminary Results 18 March 2014

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Important message

Return of outstanding sums due to some of our shareholders following the returns of cash in March 2007 and February 2012.

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Our philosophy

As a transformational explorer, we look beyond the surface to open new basins.

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Development Geologist

Stavanger or Central London – Competitive with Benefits

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If you are a supplier interested in working on our projects, please contact us.