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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Preliminary Results 2014

10 March 2015

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Cairn in Senegal

Basin opening exploration success

Cairn has discovered oil in the first and second wells of its offshore Senegal exploration programme, opening a new basin on the Atlantic Margin.

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Our business

Who we are and what we do

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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Half-yearly Results: Simon Thomson, Chief Executive

Half-yearly Results: Simon Thomson, Chief Executive 03:48

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2014 Preliminary Results

Will be announced 10 March 2015 at 7am (GMT).


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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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Advisor Exploration Geophysics

Stavanger – Competitive with Benefits

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