Northern Petroleum Plc is a United Kingdom-based oil and gas exploration and production company. The principal activity of the Company is the exploration, appraisal, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Company is focused on production and development activities. The Company's key assets are in Canada, an onshore oil production play, and in Italy, with both onshore and offshore permits and applications containing exploration prospects and discovered oil fields. The Company owns around five permits onshore and offshore and an area of applications in the Adriatic, an area of recent interest by the industry following the licensing rounds in Croatia and Montenegro. The Southern Adriatic acreage is core to its business in Italy. The Company owns certain area of mineral leases in the Virgo area of North West Alberta. In Australia, it holds 100% of Petroleum Exploration License PEL629 covering an area of around 5,800 square meters with shale oil prospectively.