Developing Energy for Yukoners

Northern Cross (Yukon) Limited (Northern Cross) was incorporated under the laws of the Yukon Territory on September 19, 1994 by founders David Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, and Richard Wyman, President.  The company has its corporate headquarters in Calgary, but also has an office in Whitehorse.

CNOOC International Inc., an affiliate of CNOOC Limited, one of China’s largest independent oil and natural gas companies, is a significant shareholder of Northern Cross.  This investment provides Northern Cross  with the capital to honour its commitments in Yukon and provides longer term financial and technical support to advance Northern Cross’s business plan.

Substantially all of the company’s assets are situated in Yukon.  Northern Cross is the majority working interest owner and operator of three Significant Discovery Licenses (SDL’s) located in the Eagle Plain region of northern Yukon.  These SDL’s are a legacy of historical exploration drilling success that occurred primarily between 1959 and 1972.  There are a total of four suspended oil and/or natural gas wells on these properties.  In addition to the SDL’s, Northern Cross  is the 100% working interest owner and operator of 15 exploration permits located at Eagle Plain comprising about 1.3 million acres of oil and natural gas mineral rights.  These exploration permits have finite tenure and capital spending requirements to satisfy in order to continue land tenure.

In the late 1990’s, Northern Cross  undertook field work to evaluate the integrity and productive capability of three oil wells situated on SDL 22, also referred to as Chance. This work was performed to help understand the quantity and quality of the crude oil resources at Chance as part of a larger plan to potentially develop this resource to serve Yukon markets.  Poor economic conditions in the Yukon at the time and inconclusive results from the evaluation deferred the decision to proceed to development indefinitely.

More recently, based on capital spending commitments totalling over $20 million, the Yukon Government awarded 15 exploration permits to Northern Cross.  Northern Cross is currently at an advanced stage of preparing for a major exploration drilling program that is expected to commence during the summer of 2012.  Northern Cross expects to drill at least five wells during the first phase of this exploration program.  This initial exploration phase is expected to last until the spring of 2013.

Northern Cross expects to conduct its activities in a manner that is safe and environmentally responsible.  Equally important, Northern Cross has a code of conduct that requires honesty, inclusivity and acknowledgment of the diverse ethnic and cultural nature of the company and the region in which it operates.  Operations will be conducted to a standard that is in full compliance with Yukon regulations and laws.

Recent News

NCY Open House Presentation

Jun 10, 2014

Northern Cross Yukon is hosting a number of information sessions to present it's plans for the next phase of exploration activities at Eagle Plans.  See the Presentation.

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NCY Open House Schedule

Jun 10, 2014

Upcoming presentation schedules for Whitehorse, Mayo, Old Crow and Dawson.

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