Rockhopper Exploration plc (“Rockhopper”) is an AIM listed oil and gas exploration company based in the UK with interests in the Falkland Islands. It was established in 2004 with a strategy to invest in and undertake an offshore oil exploration programme. It was floated on AIM in August 2005. Rockhopper holds 40% interests in production licences PL032 and PL033 and, on completion of a farm-in announced in October 2013, 24% stakes in blocks PL004a, PL004b, and PL004c. All of these blocks are operated by Premier Oil. In addition, it has a 3% interest block PL003, operated by Desire Petroleum.