OANDO PLC - Oando Energy Resources executes extention of availability period of its senior secured loan agreement for acquistionRelease Date: 10/06/2014 14:25:00 Code(s): OAO
(Incorporated in Nigeria and registered as an external company in South
External Registration number: RC 6474
Company registration number: 2005/038824/10
Share Code on the JSE Limited: OAO
Share Code on the Nigerian Stock Exchange: UNTP
(?Oando? or the ?Company?)
OANDO ENERGY RESOURCES EXECUTES EXTENSION OF AVAILABILTY PERIOD OF ITS SENIOR
SECURED LOAN AGREEMENT FOR ACQUISITION OF NIGERIAN ASSETS FROM CONOCOPHILLIPS
CALGARY, ALBERTA June 10, 2014 ? Oando Energy Resources Inc. (?Oando Energy Resources? or
the ?Company?) (TSX: OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in
Nigeria, today announced that, further to its press release dated April 9, 2014, OER also announces
that it has extended the availability period of the US$450 million senior secured facility agreement
arranged by a group of international banks including Standard Chartered Bank (acting as Facility
Agent and Security Agent), BNP Paribas and Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (the ?RBL?) to
August 31, 2014.
The RBL is a 5.5 year facility which amortises quarterly with an annual interest rate of LIBOR plus
8.5%. Proceeds from the RBL are intended to be used to fund a portion of the purchase price for
the ConocoPhillips Acquisition.
All terms and conditions under the initial executed binding documentation remain unchanged.
The company also increased its deposit with ConocoPhilips by $25 million on May 30, 2014,
pursuant to the terms of our executed amendment agreement with ConocoPhilips dated April 30,
2014 as disclosed on April 30, 2014. OER has in total paid a $550 million deposit to ConocoPhilips
for this acquisition to date.
10 June 2014
Macquarie First South Capital Proprietary Limited
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Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors
and risks. These include, but are not limited to: risks related to international operations,
completion of the ConocoPhillips Acquisition on the terms described or in a timely manner, the
actual results of current exploration and drilling activities, changes in project parameters as plans
continue to be refined and the future price of crude oil. Accordingly, readers should not place
undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of
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by applicable securities laws.
Pade Durotoye, CEO
Oando Energy Resources Inc.
Head Investor Relations
Oando Energy Resources Inc.
Jeremy Dietz/David Feick
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