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Erin Energy Corporation - Form 10-q First Quarter 2015

Release Date: 11/05/2015 07:55:00      Code(s): ERN     
Erin Energy Corporation
(Formerly CAMAC Energy Inc)
(Incorporated and registered in Delaware, United States of America)
Share code on the NYSE MKT: ERN
Share code on the JSE: ERN
ISIN: US1317452001
(?Erin Energy? or ?the Company?)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 10-Q
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF
1934

 For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2015

 For the transition period from to Commission File Number: 01-34525


ERIN ENERGY CORPORATION
Delaware
(State or Other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
30-0349798
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)



1330 Post Oak Blvd.,
Suite 2250, Houston, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
77056
(Zip Code)

(713) 797-2940
(Registrant?s telephone number, including area code)




  CAMAC Energy Inc.
      (Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)


 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of
 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such
 filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes X?

 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate website, if any, every Interactive Data File
 required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (? 232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such
 shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes X?

 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company.
 See the definitions of ?large accelerated filer,? ?accelerated filer? and ?smaller reporting company? in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

Accelerated X 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).       No X

Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the issuer?s classes of common stock, as of the latest practicable date.

At May 1, 2015, there were 210,963,564 shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, outstanding.




PART I. ? FINANCIAL INFORMATION
ITEM 1. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

ERIN ENERGY CORPORATION (formerly CAMAC ENERGY INC.)
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited)
(In thousands, except for share and per share amounts)
                                                                                                      March 31,
                                                                                                        2015                      December 31, 2014
ASSETS
Current Assets:

    Cash and cash equivalents                                                                  $              7,741           $             25,143

    Restricted cash                                                                                          10,266                          1,496

    Accounts receivable - partners                                                                                ?                           496

    Accounts receivable - related party                                                                         624                           624

    Accounts receivable - other                                                                                   52                           54

    Crude oil inventory                                                                                       1,065                          1,089

    Prepaids and other current assets                                                                         3,819                          2,929

         Total current assets                                                                                23,567                         31,831


Property, plant and equipment:

Oil and gas properties (successful efforts method of accounting), net                                       663,234                        595,269

Other property, plant and equipment, net                                                                      1,115                          1,060

         Total property, plant and equipment, net                                                           664,349                        596,329


Other non-current assets:


    Restricted cash                                                                                               ?                          8,909

    Debt issuance costs                                                                                       1,153                          1,307

    Other non-current assets                                                                                      67                           67

         Other assets, net                                                                                    1,220                         10,283



         Total assets                                                                          $            689,136           $            638,443


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current Liabilities:

    Accounts payable and accrued liabilities                                                   $            156,147           $            108,047

    Accounts payable and accrued liabilities - related party                                                 15,617                          9,391
    Accounts payable - partners                                                                                 397                              ?

    Asset retirement obligations                                                                              6,705                         12,703
 
    Current portion of long-term debt                                                                        12,307                          6,200

          Total current liabilities                                                                         191,173                        136,341



Long-term notes payable - related party                                                                      93,050                         61,185

Term loan facility                                                                                           86,150                         93,000

Asset retirement obligations                                                                                 14,123                         13,830

Other long-term liabilities                                                                                      81                             82



          Total liabilities                                                                                 384,577                        304,438



Commitments and contingencies


Equity:
   Preferred stock $0.001 par value - 50,000,000 shares
 authorized; none issued and outstanding at March 31, 2015 and
December 31, 2014                                                                                                ?                               ?
    Common stock $0.001 par value - 416,666,667 shares
  authorized; 210,849,951 and 210,307,502 shares
  outstanding as of March 31, 2015 and December 31, 2014                                                        211                             210

    Additional paid-in capital                                                                              781,480                          778,095
    Accumulated deficit                                                                                    (478,013 )                       (444,954 )

          Total equity - Erin Energy Corporation                                                            303,678                          333,351

    Non-controlling interests                                                                                   881                              654

          Total equity                                                                                      304,559                           334,005

          Total liabilities and equity                                                              $       689,136                  $        638,443


   See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.



ERIN ENERGY CORPORATION (formerly CAMAC ENERGY INC.)
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(Unaudited)
(In thousands, except per share amounts)


                                                                                        Three Months Ended March 31,
                                                                                        2015                    2014
Revenues:

    Crude oil sales, net of royalties                                           $                ?         $      19,894

Operating costs and expenses:

    Production costs                                                                      21,328                  22,897

    Exploratory expenses                                                                    6,515                  2,276

    Depreciation, depletion and amortization                                                   697                 4,971
    General and administrative expenses                                                      3,491                 4,433

       Total operating costs and expenses                                                   32,031                34,577

Operating loss                                                                             (32,031 )             (14,683 )

Other income (expense):

    Currency transaction gain (loss)                                                          1,436                     ?
    Interest expense                                                                         (2,611 )                (185 )

    Other, net                                                                                    ?                    10
       Total other income (expense)                                                          (1,175 )                (175 )

Loss before income taxes                                                                    (33,206 )             (14,858 )

Income tax expense                                                                                ?                     ?
Net loss before non-controlling interest                                                    (33,206 )              (14,858 )


    Net loss attributable to non-controlling interest                                           147                     ?

    Net loss attributable to Erin Energy Corporation                                   $    (33,059 )       $       (14,858 )


Net loss per common share:
   Basic                                                                               $      (0.16 )      $           (0.13 )
   Diluted                                                                             $      (0.16 )      $           (0.13 )
Weighted average common shares outstanding:

    Basic                                                                                    210,470                  112,821

    Diluted                                                                                  210,470                  112,821

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements


ERIN ENERGY CORPORATION (formerly CAMAC ENERGY INC.)
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EQUITY
(Unaudited)
(In thousands)

                                                        Additional
                               Common                    Paid-in         Accumulated           Non-controlling           Total
                                Stock                    Capital            Deficit               Interest               Equity
Balance at December 31,
2014                    $           210          $       778,095     $    (444,954 )       $          654            $   334,005

Common stock issued                    1                      133                ?                      ?                    134
Stock based
compensation                           ?                    3,252                ?                      ?                  3,252
Funding from
non-controlling interest               ?                       ?                 ?                    374                    374

Net loss                               ?                       ?           (33,059 )                 (147 )              (33,206 )
Balance at March 31,
2015                       $        211          $       781,480     $    (478,013 )       $          881            $   304,559
                                 See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.


ERIN ENERGY CORPORATION (formerly CAMAC ENERGY INC.)
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(Unaudited)
(In thousands)


                                                                                                 Three Months Ended March 31,
                                                                                                2015                     2014
Cash flows from operating activities
Net loss, including non-controlling interest                                            $        (33,206 )       $         (14,858 )

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to cash used in operating activities:

   Depreciation, depletion and amortization                                                            120                      4,531

   Accretion of asset retirement obligations                                                           577                       440

   Amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs                                               267                        ?

   Foreign currency transaction gain                                                               (1,436 )                       ?

   Share-based compensation                                                                        1,320                         507

   Payments to settle asset retirement obligations                                                 (6,282 )                       ?
   Change in operating assets and liabilities:

       (Increase) decrease in accounts receivable                                                      894                  (3,042 )

       Decrease in inventories                                                                         13                    7,437
       Increase in prepaids and other current assets                                               (1,012 )                 (6,175 )

       Increase in accounts payable and accrued liabilities                                       22,157                        7,388
          Net cash used in operating activities                                                  (16,588 )                  (3,772 )

Cash flows from investing activities
Capital expenditures                                                                             (35,300 )                  (2,050 )

Allied transaction                                                                                      ?                  (85,000 )
          Net cash used in investing activities                                                  (35,300 )                 (87,050 )

Cash Flows from Financing Activities

Proceeds from the issuance of common stock                                                              ?                  135,000

Proceeds from exercise of stock options                                                                 ?                        415

Proceeds from notes payable - related party, net                                                  33,815                         650

Allied transaction adjustments                                                                          ?                   (9,171 )

Funding from non-controlling interest                                                                  374                        ?

          Net cash provided by financing activities                                               34,189                   126,894


Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents                                           297                        ?

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents                                             (17,402 )                  36,072
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period                                                      25,143                       163

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period                                                 $           7,741         $          36,235


Supplemental cash flow information
Cash paid for:

 Interest, net                                                                             $           2,093         $               8
Non-cash investing and financing activities:

  Issuance of common shares for settlement of liabilities                                  $             125         $              ?

  Discount on notes payable pursuant to issuance of warrants                               $           2,067         $              ?

See accompanying notes to unaudited consolidated financial statements.



ERIN ENERGY CORPORATION
(formerly CAMAC ENERGY INC.)
NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS


1. Company Description

Erin Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ERN; JSE: ERN), formerly CAMAC Energy, Inc., is an independent oil and gas exploration and
production company focused on energy resources in Africa. The Company?s asset portfolio consists of nine licenses across four
countries covering an area of approximately 43,000 square kilometers (approximately 10 million acres). The Company owns producing
properties and conducts exploration activities offshore Nigeria, conducts exploration activities onshore and offshore Kenya, conducts
exploration activities offshore The Gambia, and conducts exploration activities offshore Ghana.

In April 2015, the Company changed its name to Erin Energy Corporation from CAMAC Energy Inc. The Company is headquartered in
Houston, Texas and has offices in Lagos, Nigeria, Nairobi, Kenya, Banjul, The Gambia, Accra, Ghana and Johannesburg, South Africa.

  The Company?s operating subsidiaries include CAMAC Petroleum Limited (?CPL?), CAMAC Energy Kenya Limited, CAMAC
  Energy Gambia Ltd, and CAMAC Energy Ghana Limited. The terms ?we,? ?us,? ?our,? ?the Company,? and ?our Company? refer to
  Erin Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries.

  The Company also conducts certain business transactions with its majority shareholder, CAMAC Energy Holdings Limited
  (?CEHL?), and its affiliates, which include Allied Energy Plc (?Allied?). See Note 8 - Related Party Transactions for further
  information.

  The Company?s Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Chief Executive Officer, is a director of each of the above listed
  related parties. He indirectly owns 27.7% of CEHL, which is the majority shareholder of the Company. As a result, he may be deemed
  to have an indirect material interest in transactions contemplated with any of the above companies and their affiliates.

2. Basis of Presentation and Recently Issued Accounting Standards

The accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements include the accounts of the Company and its wholly owned and
majority-owned direct and indirect subsidiaries and have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in
the United States (?U.S. GAAP?) and pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ?SEC?). All
significant intercompany transactions and balances have been eliminated in consolidation. The unaudited consolidated financial
statements reflect all adjustments which are, in the opinion of management, necessary for a fair presentation of the consolidated financial
position and results of operations for the indicated periods. All such adjustments are of a normal recurring nature. This Form 10-Q
should be read in conjunction with our audited consolidated financial statements included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the
year ended December 31, 2014 filed with the SEC on March 16, 2015.

  Effective April 22, 2015, the Company implemented a reverse stock split, whereby each six shares of outstanding common stock
  pre-split was converted into one share of common stock post-split (the ?reverse stock split?). All share and per share amounts for all
  periods presented herein have been adjusted to reflect the reverse stock split as if it had occurred at the beginning of the first period
  presented.

Capitalized Interest

The Company capitalizes interest costs for qualifying oil and gas properties. The capitalization period begins when expenditures are
incurred on qualified properties, activities begin which are necessary to prepare the property for production, and interest costs have been
incurred. The capitalization period continues as long as these events occur. Capitalized interest is added to the cost of the underlying
assets and is depleted using the unit-of-production method in the same manner as the underlying assets.

  During the three months ended March 31, 2015, the Company capitalized $1.3 million interest cost as additions to property, plant and
  equipment related to the Oyo field redevelopment campaign.

Net Earnings (Loss) Per Common Share

Basic net earnings or loss per common share is computed by dividing net earnings or loss by the weighted average number of shares of
common stock outstanding at the end of the reporting period. Diluted net earnings or loss per share is computed by dividing net earnings
or loss by the fully dilutive common stock equivalent, which consists of shares outstanding, augmented by potentially dilutive shares
issuable upon the exercise of stock options, unvested restricted stock awards, warrants, and conversion of the Convertible Subordinated
Note, calculated using the treasury stock method.


The table below sets forth the number of shares issuable pursuant to stock options, unvested restricted stock, and shares issuable upon
conversion of the Convertible Subordinated Note that were excluded from dilutive shares outstanding during the three months ended
March 31, 2015 and 2014, as these securities are anti-dilutive because the Company was in a loss position for each period.

                                                                                                     Three Months Ended March 31,
(In thousands)                                                                                       2015                     2014

Stock options                                                                                               425                  1,238

Non-vested restricted stock awards                                                                     1,301                     1,250

Convertible note                                                                                      11,632                     5,041

                                                                                                      13,358                     7,529

  Upon the occurrence of certain events, the Company is also contingently liable to make additional payments to Allied, under the
  Transfer Agreement, up to an additional amount totaling $50.0 million in cash, or the equivalent in shares of the Company?s common
  stock, at Allied?s option. See Note 9 - Commitments and Contingencies for further information.

Fair Value of Financial Instruments

Fair value is the price that would be received to sell an asset or the price paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between
willing market participants at the measurement date.

  The carrying amounts of the Company?s financial instruments, which include cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash, accounts
  receivable, inventory, deposits, accounts payable and accrued liabilities, and debts at floating interest rates, approximate their fair
  values at March 31, 2015, and December 31, 2014, respectively, principally due to the short-term nature, maturities or nature of
  interest rates of the above listed items.

Recently Issued Accounting Standards

In January 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (?FASB?) issued Accounting Standards Update (?ASU?) No. 2015-01,
Income Statement - Extraordinary and Unusual Items (Subtopic 225-20): Simplifying Income Statement Presentation by Eliminating the
Concept of Extraordinary Items. ASU No. 2015-01 eliminates from US GAAP the concept of extraordinary items, and is effective for
fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2015. The Company will adopt this standards update, as required, beginning with the first
quarter of 2016. The adoption of this standards update is not expected to have a material impact on the Company?s consolidated financial
statements.

  In February 2015, the FASB issued ASU No. 2015-02, Consolidation (Topic 810): Amendments to the Consolidation Analysis. ASU
  2015-02 affects reporting entities that are required to evaluate whether they should consolidate certain legal entities. ASU No.
  2015-02 is effective for interim and annual periods beginning after December 15, 2015, and the Company will adopt this standards
  update, as required, beginning with the first quarter of 2016. The adoption of this standards update is not expected to have a material
  impact on the Company?s consolidated financial statements.
  In April 2015, the FASB issued ASU No. 2015-03, Interest - Imputation of Interest (Subtopic 835-30): Simplifying the Presentation of
  Debt Issuance Costs, which is guidance for the reporting of debt issuance costs related to a recognized debt liability on an entity's
  balance sheet. Under the guidance, an entity must report debt issuance costs as a direct deduction from the carrying amount of that
  debt liability, consistent with the treatment for debt discounts. ASU No. 2015-03 is effective for interim and annual periods beginning
  after December 15, 2015; early adoption is permitted for financial statements that have not been previously issued. The Company will
  adopt this standards update beginning with the first quarter of 2016. The adoption of this standards update is not expected to have a
  material impact on the Company?s consolidated financial statements.

3. Liquidity Matters

The Company?s primary cash requirements are for capital expenditures for the redevelopment of the Oyo field in the OMLs, operating
expenditures, exploration activities in its unevaluated leaseholds, working capital needs, and interest and principal payments under
current indebtedness. Included in accounts payable and accrued liabilities at March 31, 2015, is approximately

$50.0 million of billings from vendors that the Company expects will be reversed upon the conclusion of ongoing negotiations with
those vendors.

  The Company commenced production from the Oyo-8 well in early May 2015 and anticipates beginning production from the Oyo-7
  well later in May 2015 as well. The combined initial production rate from the two wells is expected to approximate 14,000 barrels of
  oil per day. If the Company experiences significant delays in bringing the Oyo-7 well onto production, if actual production rates are
  substantially below anticipated rates, or if oil prices decline significantly from current levels, the Company may need to seek
  additional sources of capital.

  In February 2015, the Company received a term sheet from a trading company for a commodity-based Full Recourse Prepayment
  Facility (the ?Prepayment Facility?). Based on the current status of negotiations, the Prepayment Facility would allow the Company to
  borrow an initial sum, up to $50.0 million, towards the Oyo field redevelopment program. Additional funds, up to a total $50. 0
  million, would be available for borrowings post-production. Negotiations regarding the terms are continuing. The Company expects
  the Prepayment Facility to be finalized in the second quarter of 2015.

  In March 2015, the Company entered into a borrowing facility with Allied for a Convertible Note (the ?2015 Convertible Note?),
  separate from the existing $25.0 million Promissory Note and the $50.0 million Convertible Subordinated Note, allowing the
  Company to borrow up to $50.0 million for general corporate purposes. Upon execution of the 2015 Convertible Note, the Company
  borrowed $20.0 million under the note. Subsequent to March 31, 2015, the Company borrowed an additional $15.0 million under the
  note. For further information, see Note 7 ? Debt .

  The Company?s majority shareholder has formally committed to provide the Company with additional funding, the form of which
  would be determined at the time of funding, sufficient to maintain the Company?s operations and to allow the Company to meet its
  current and future obligations as they become due for one year from March 12, 2015, the date of said commitment.

4. Property, Plant and Equipment

 Property, plant and equipment were comprised of the following:
                                                                                            March 31,                 December 31,
(In thousands)                                                                                2015                        2014

Wells and production facilities                                                        $         33,690         $           33,690

Proved properties                                                                               386,196                    386,196

Work in progress and other                                                                      329,300                    261,346

  Oilfield assets                                                                               749,186                    681,232
  Accumulated depletion                                                                         (95,392 )                  (95,403 )

    Oilfield assets, net                                                                        653,794                    585,829

Unevaluated leaseholds                                                                            9,440                      9,440

    Oil and gas properties, net                                                                 663,234                    595,269


Other property and equipment                                                                       2,500                     2,324
 Accumulated depreciation                                                                         (1,385 )                  (1,264 )
    Other property and equipment, net                                                                 1,115                         1,060


Total property, plant and equipment, net                                                  $        664,349               $        596,329

All of the Company?s oilfield assets are located offshore Nigeria in the OMLs. ?Work-in-progress and other? includes ongoing drilling
costs, suspended exploratory well costs, as well as warehouse inventory items purchased as part of the redevelopment plan of the Oyo
field .

5. Suspended Exploratory Well Costs

In November 2013, the Company achieved both its primary and secondary drilling objectives for the Oyo-7 well. The primary drilling
objective was to establish production from the existing Pliocene reservoir. The secondary drilling objective was to confirm the presence
of hydrocarbons in the deeper Miocene formation. Hydrocarbons were encountered in three intervals totaling approximately 65 feet, as
interpreted by logging-while-drilling (?LWD?) data. Management is making plans to further explore the


Miocene formation in future wells. Suspended exploratory well costs were $26.5 million at both March 31, 2015, and December 31,
2014, for the costs related to the Miocene exploratory drilling activities.

   In August 2014, the Oyo-8 well was drilled to a total vertical depth of approximately 6,059 feet (approximately 1,847 meters) and
   successfully encountered four new oil and gas reservoirs in the eastern fault block, with total gross hydrocarbon thickness of 112 feet,
   based on results from the LWD data, reservoir pressure measurement, and reservoir fluid sampling. Management has commenced a
   detailed evaluation of the results and plans to further explore the Pliocene formation in the eastern fault block and establish the size of
   the incremental additions. Suspended exploratory well costs were $6.5 million at both March 31, 2015, and December 31, 2014, for
   the costs related to the Pliocene exploration drilling activities in the eastern fault block.

6. Asset Retirement Obligations

The Company?s asset retirement obligations primarily represent the estimated fair value of the amounts that will be incurred to plug,
abandon and remediate certain oil and gas properties at the end of their productive lives. Significant inputs used in determining such
obligations include, but are not limited to, estimates of plugging and abandonment costs, estimated future inflation rates and changes in
property lives. The inputs are calculated based on historical data as well as current estimated costs.

   On a quarterly basis, the Company reviews the assumptions used to estimate the expected cash flows required to settle the asset
   retirement obligations, including changes in estimated probabilities, amounts and timing of the settlement of the asset retirement
   obligations, as well as changes in the legal obligation for each of its properties. Changes in any one or more of these assumptions may
   cause revisions in the estimated liabilities for the corresponding assets.

   The following summarizes changes in the Company?s asset retirement obligations during the period:

                                                                                                           Three months ended March 31,
(In thousands)                                                                                              2015                    2014

Asset retirement obligations at January 1                                                            $        26,533          $      20,601

Accretion expense                                                                                                  577                     440

Cost incurred to settle asset retirement obligations                                                          (6,282 )                      ?

Asset retirement obligations at March 31                                                             $        20,828          $      21,041

  During the three months ended March 31, 2015, the Company incurred approximately $6.3 million costs towards plug and
  abandonment activities for well Oyo-6.

  The table below shows the current and long-term portions of the Company's asset retirement obligations as of the end of each period:
(In thousands)                                                                                     March 31, 2015            December 31, 2014

Asset retirement obligations, current portion                                                              6,705                    12,703

Asset retirement obligations, long-term portion                                                           14,123                    13,830
                                                                                               $       20,828          $       26,533

  Accretion expense is recognized as a component of depreciation, depletion and amortization expense in the accompanying
  consolidated statements of operations.

7. Debt

Promissory Note ? Long-Term

  The Company has a $25.0 million borrowing facility under a Promissory Note (the ?Promissory Note?) with Allied. Interest accrues
  on the outstanding principal under the Promissory Note at a rate of the 30-day London Interbank Offered Rate (?LIBOR?) plus 2% per
  annum, payable quarterly. The obligations under the Promissory Note have been guaranteed by the Company. In March


  2015, the Promissory Note was amended to extend the maturity date by one year to July 2016. The entire $25.0 million facility amount
  can be utilized for general corporate purposes. As of March 31, 2015, the Company owed $25.0 million under the Promissory Note.

  Convertible Subordinated Note ? Long-Term

  As partial consideration in connection with the February 2014 closing of the Allied Transaction, the Company issued a $50.0 million
  Convertible Subordinated Note in favor of Allied (the ?Convertible Subordinated Note?). Interest on the Convertible Subordinated
  Note accrues at a rate per annum of one-month LIBOR plus 5%, payable quarterly in cash until the maturity of the Convertible
  Subordinated Note five years from the closing of the Allied Transaction.

  At the election of the holder, the Convertible Subordinated Note is convertible into shares of the Company?s common stock at an
  initial conversion price of $4.2984 per share, subject to anti-dilution adjustments. The Convertible Subordinated Note is subordinated
  to the Company?s existing and future senior indebtedness and is subject to acceleration upon an Event of Default (as defined in the
  Convertible Subordinated Note). The Company may, at its option, prepay the Convertible Subordinated Note in whole or in part, at
  any time, without premium or penalty, and is subject to mandatory prepayment upon (i) the Company?s issuance of capital stock or
  incurrence of indebtedness, the proceeds of which the Company does not apply to repayment of senior indebtedness or (ii) any capital
  markets debt issuance to the extent the net proceeds of such issuance exceed $250.0 million. Allied may assign all or any part of its
  rights and obligations under the Convertible Subordinated Note to any person upon written notice to the Company. As of March 31,
  2015, the Company owed $50.0 million under the Convertible Subordinated Note.

  Term Loan Facility

In September 2014, the Company, through its wholly owned subsidiary CPL, entered into a credit facility with a Nigerian bank for a
five-year senior secured term loan providing initial borrowing capacity of up to $100.0 million (the ?Term Loan Facility?). U.S. dollar
borrowings under the Term Loan Facility bear interest at the rate of LIBOR plus 7.5%, subject to a floor of 9.5%. The obligations under
the Term Loan Facility include a legal charge over OMLs 120 and 121 and an assignment of proceeds from oil sales. The obligations of
CPL have been guaranteed by the Company and rank in priority with all its other obligations. Proceeds from the Term Loan Facility were
used for the further expansion and development of OMLs 120 and 121 offshore Nigeria, including the Oyo field.

Under the Term Loan Facility, the following events, among others, constitute events of default: CPL failing to pay any amounts due
within thirty days of the due date; bankruptcy, insolvency, liquidation or dissolution of CPL; a material breach of the Loan Agreement by
CPL that remains unremedied within thirty days of written notice by CPL; or a representation or warranty of CPL proves to have been
incorrect or materially inaccurate when made. Upon any event of default, all outstanding principal and interest under any loans will
become immediately due and payable.

The Term Loan Facility contains normal and customary covenants including the delivery of the Company?s annual audited financial
information each year, and a provision of priority of interest, in which the Company is to procure that its obligations under the Term
Loan Facility do and will rank in priority with all its other current and future unsecured and unsubordinated obligations. The Company is
also to provide a production and lifting schedule each month displaying the daily production totals and quantities lifted respectively from
OMLs 120 and 121. The Company was in compliance with all loan covenants as of March 31, 2015.

Upon executing the Term Loan Facility, the Company paid a $2.1 million commitment fee, which was recorded as debt issuance cost and
is being amortized over the life of the Term Loan Facility using the effective interest method. As of March 31, 2015, $1.8 million of the
debt issuance cost remain unamortized. As of March 31, 2015, the Company recognized an unrealized foreign currency gain of $1.5
million on the Naira portion of the loan, resulting in a net balance of $98.5 million under the Term Loan Facility. Of this amount, $86.2
million was classified as long-term and $12.3 million as short-term.

  2015 Convertible Note
  In March 2015, the Company entered into a new borrowing facility with Allied for a Convertible Note (the ?2015 Convertible Note?)
  allowing the Company to borrow up to $50.0 million for general corporate purposes. The 2015 Convertible Note will mature in
  December 2016. Interest accrues at the rate of LIBOR plus 5%, and is payable quarterly.


  The 2015 Convertible Note is convertible into shares of the Company?s common stock upon the occurrence and continuation of an
  event of default, at the sole option of the holder. The number of shares issuable upon conversion is equal to the sum of the principal
  amount and the accrued and unpaid interest divided by the conversion price, defined as the volume weighted average of the closing
  sales prices on the NYSE MKT for a share of common stock for the five complete trading days immediately preceding the conversion
  date.

  Upon execution of the 2015 Convertible Note in March 2015, the Company borrowed $20.0 million under the note and issued to
  Allied warrants to purchase approximately 1.6 million shares of the Company?s common stock at a price of $2.46 per share. The fair
  market value of the warrants was determined using the Black-Scholes option pricing model. The fair value of the warrants was
  recorded as a discount from the note, and will be amortized using the effective interest method over the life of the note.

  Additional warrants will be issuable in connection with future borrowings, with the per share price for those warrants determined
  based on the market price of the Company?s common stock at the time of such future borrowings. As of March 31, 2015, the Company
  owed $18.1 million under the 2015 Convertible Note, net of discount.

  Subsequent to March 31, 2015, the Company borrowed an additional $15.0 million under the note and will issue to Allied warrants to
  purchase approximately 0.6 million shares of the Company's common stock.

8. Related Party Transactions

Assets and Liabilities

The Company has transactions in the normal course of business with its shareholders, CEHL and their affiliates. The following table sets
forth the related party assets and liabilities as of March 31, 2015 and December 31, 2014:
                                                                                              March 31,                  December 31,
(In thousands)                                                                                  2015                         2014

CEHL, accounts receivable                                                             $               624         $               624

CEHL, accounts payable and accrued expenses                                           $            15,617         $             9,391

CEHL, note payables - related party                                                   $            93,050         $            61,185

  As of March 31, 2015 and December 31, 2014, the Company owed $15.6 million and $9.4 million, respectively, to an affiliate
  primarily for logistical and support services.

  As of March 31, 2015 the Company had a long-term note payable balance of $93.1 million owed to an affiliate, consisting of a $50.0
  million Convertible Subordinated Note, $25.0 million in borrowings under the Promissory Note, and $18.1 million in borrowings
  under the 2015 Convertible Note, net of discount. As of December 31, 2014, the Company had a long-term note payable balance of
  $61.2 million owed to an affiliate, consisting of a $50.0 million Convertible Subordinated Note and $11.2 million in borrowings under
  the Promissory Note. See Note 7 ? Debt for further information relating to the notes payable transactions.

Results from Operations

The table below sets forth a summary of transactions recorded in the Company's result of operations that were incurred with affiliates
during the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014:

                                                                                          Three months ended March 31,
                 (In thousands)                                                           2015                   2014

                 CEHL, total operating (income) and expenses                      $          1,956          $         743

            CEHL, other expense, net                                              $          1,032          $         177
9. Commitments and Contingencies

Commitments

In February 2014, a long-term contract was signed for the floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel (?FPSO?) Armada
Perdana, which is the vessel currently connected to the Company?s producing well Oyo-8 in OML 120. The contract provides for an
initial term of seven years beginning January 1, 2014, with an automatic extension for an additional term of two years unless terminated
by the Company with prior notice. The FPSO can process up to 40,000 barrels of liquid per day, with a storage capacity of approximately
one million barrels. The annual minimum commitment per the terms of the agreement is approximately $48.4 million through 2020.

  In December 2014, the Company entered into a short-term drilling contract for the semi-submersible drilling rig Sedco Express to
  complete the horizontal drilling portion of wells Oyo-7 and Oyo-8. As of March 31, 2015, the remaining contract commitment is for a
  50-day period, with a remaining minimum obligation of approximating $15.0 million.

The Company also has commitments related to four production sharing contracts with the Government of the Republic of Kenya (the
?Kenya PSCs?), two Petroleum Exploration, Development & Production Licenses with the Republic of The Gambia (the ?Gambia
Licenses?), and one Petroleum Agreement with the Republic of Ghana. In all cases, the Company entered into these commitments
through a subsidiary. To maintain compliance and ownership, the Company is required to fulfill certain minimum work obligations and
to make certain payments as stated in each of the Kenya PSCs, the Gambia Licenses, and the Ghana Petroleum Agreement.

Contingencies

Legal Contingencies

From time to time, the Company may be involved in various legal proceedings and claims in the ordinary course of business. As of
March 31, 2015, and through the filing date of this report, the Company does not believe the ultimate resolution of such actions or
potential actions of which the Company is currently aware will have a material effect on its consolidated financial position or results of
operations.

  In January 2014, an affiliate of CEHL, the Company?s majority shareholder, and Northern Offshore International Drilling Company
  Ltd. (?Northern?) entered into an International Daywork Drilling Contract pursuant to which Northern agreed to provide the drillship
  Energy Searcher for the provision of drilling services offshore Nigeria. Pursuant to further contractual arrangements entered into in
  March 2014, the affiliate provided the drillship to CPL, with CPL assuming payment obligations under the drilling contract and
  receiving the right to enforce Northern?s obligations under the drilling contract. The Company guaranteed the performance by CPL of
  its obligations under these contractual arrangements. The Company, CPL and the CEHL affiliate are referred to hereinafter as the
  ?Erin Parties.?

  On January 2, 2015, the Erin Parties received a notice from Northern purporting to terminate the drilling contract for failure to provide
  the required letter of credit thereunder and stating that the Erin Parties are required to pay Northern all outstanding unpaid invoices,
  the early termination fee, the demobilization fee and amounts due but not yet invoiced for work performed up to the date of
  termination. On January 7, 2015, the Erin Parties responded to Northern disputing the validity of the purported Northern termination,
  which under English law we believe constitutes a renunciation of the drilling contract and wrongful repudiatory breach thereof
  because of, among other things, the course of conduct by the parties. Specifically, the Erin Parties arranged for, and Northern agreed to
  and performed work in exchange for, issuing monthly prepayment invoices in lieu of the letter of credit. Because of Northern?s
  repudiatory breach, the Erin Parties elected to terminate the contract with immediate effect. In addition, the January 7, 2015 letter set
  out other grounds for termination and claims against Northern for numerous material breaches of the drilling contract.

  On January 12, 2015, Northern issued a request for arbitration in the London Court of International Arbitration (?LCIA?). The request
  repeated the claims of Northern relating to the letter of credit as stated in the January 2, 2015 letter and asserted further breaches of
  contract, including for failure to pay invoices for work allegedly performed. The request seeks payment of outstanding unpaid
  invoices, the early termination fee and the demobilization fee. On February 10, 2015, the Erin Parties lodged their response


  to the request and outlined claims against Northern for breaches of the drilling contract for, among other things, wrongful termination
  of the contract, failure to maintain the well control equipment in good condition (including the blowout preventer), failure to maintain
  and repair the drilling unit, breach of warranty, failure to provide adequately skilled and competent personnel, failure to perform as a
  reasonable and prudent operator, and failure to provide the drilling unit ready to commence operations by May 15, 2014. These
  breaches caused significant damages and loss to the Erin Parties, including wasted marine spread costs in excess of $50 million, the
  cost of other marine services that were accumulated while the rig incurred downtime, as recognized under English law, and delay
  damages in excess of $3 million due to delays in the commencement of operations.

  Pursuant to the contract and LCIA rules, a tribunal of three arbitrators, one selected by each of Northern and the Erin Parties and the
  third appointed by the first two arbitrators, has been empaneled. A mediation took place in Houston, Texas on March 6, 2015, but no
  settlement was reached. Subsequently, each party has filed its own request for arbitration, superseding the prior request. A procedural
  hearing has been set for May 13, 2015.

Contingency under the Allied Transfer Agreement

As provided for under the Transfer Agreement with Allied, the Company is required to make the following additional payments upon the
occurrence of certain future events: (i) $25.0 million cash or the equivalent in shares of the Company?s common stock within fifteen days
following the approval of a development plan by the Nigerian Department of Petroleum Resources with respect to a first new discovery
of hydrocarbons in a non-Oyo field area; and (ii) $25.0 million cash or the equivalent in shares of the Company?s common stock within
fifteen days starting from the commencement of the first hydrocarbon production in commercial quantities in a non-Oyo field area. The
number of shares to be issued shall be determined by calculating the average closing price of the Company?s common stock over a
period of thirty days, counted back from the first business day immediately prior to the approval of a development plan by the Nigerian
Department of Petroleum Resources or the date of the first hydrocarbon production in commercial quantities, where applicable.

10. Stock-Based Compensation

Stock Options

During the three months ended March 31, 2015, the Company issued 5,000 shares of common stock as a result of the exercise of stock
options.

Stock Warrants

In March 2015, in connection with the execution of the 2015 Convertible Note, the Company issued to Allied warrants to purchase
approximately 1.6 million shares of the Company?s common stock at an exercise price of $2.46 per share. The warrants are exercisable
at any time starting from the date of issuance and have a five year term.

  During the three months ended March 31, 2015, 0.2 million previously issued warrants were forfeited.

Restricted Stock Awards

During the three months ended March 31, 2015, the Company granted officers, directors, and employees a total of approximately 0.8
million shares of restricted common stock, with vesting periods varying from immediate vesting to 36 months.

During the three months ended March 31, 2015, the Company granted performance-based restricted stock awards (PBRSA) to certain
officers totaling 0.4 million shares. Each grant will vest if the individuals remain employed three years from the date of grant and the
Company achieves specific performance objectives at the end of the designated performance period. Up to 50% additional shares may be
awarded if performance objectives are exceeded. None of the PBRSAs will vest if certain minimum performance goals are not met. The
performance conditions are based on the Company?s total shareholder return over the performance period compared to an industry peer
group of companies. Total estimated compensation expense is $0.4 million over three years.

11. Segment Information

 The Company?s current operations are based in Nigeria, Kenya, The Gambia, and Ghana. Management reviews and evaluates the
 operations of each geographic segment separately. Operations include exploration for and production of hydrocarbons where
 commercial reserves have been found and developed. Revenues and expenditures are recognized at the relevant geographical location.
 The Company evaluates each segment based on operating income (loss).


  Segment activity for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014, are as follows:
                                                                                                       Corporate and
(In thousands)          Nigeria             Kenya              The Gambia            Ghana                Other               Total


Three months
ended March 31,
2015

Revenues            $        ?          $           ?      $            ?       $        ?         $           ?         $      ?
Operating loss      $   (22,236 )       $       (5,551 )   $          (371 )    $      (294 )      $       (3,579 )      $ (32,031 )
2014

Revenues            $       19,894      $           ?      $            ?       $        ?         $           ?         $ 19,894
Operating loss      $       (7,906 )    $       (1,992 )   $          (268 )    $       (16 )      $       (4,501 )      $ (14,683 )

  Total assets by segment as of March 31, 2015 and December 31, 2014 are as follows:
                                                                                                       Corporate and
(In thousands)                Nigeria             Kenya            The Gambia        Ghana                Other              Total
Total Assets
As of March 31,
2015                    $     676,471       $      1,474       $      2,084      $    1,905        $       7,202         $ 689,136
As of December 31,
2014               $       609,243          $   8,527         $     2,739         $    1,413         $    16,521          $ 638,443


ITEM 2. MANAGEMENT?S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF
OPERATIONS
Our Business

Erin Energy Corporation, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on energy
resources in Africa. Our strategy is to acquire and develop high-potential exploration and production assets in Africa, and to explore and
develop those assets through strategic partnerships with national oil companies, indigenous local partners, and other independent oil
companies. We seek to build and operate a strategic portfolio of high-impact exploration and near-term development projects with
significant production, reserves, and resources growth potential.

  We seek to actively manage investments and on-going operations by limiting capital exposure through farm-outs at various stages of
  exploration and development to share risks and costs. We prioritize on building a strong technical and operational team and place an
  emphasis on the utilization of modern oil field technologies that mature our assets, reduce the cost of our projects and improve the
  efficiency of our operations.

  Our shares are traded on the NYSE MKT and on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange ("JSE") under the symbol ?ERN.?

  Our asset portfolio consists of nine licenses across four countries covering an area of approximately 43,000 square kilometers (
  approximately10 million acres). We own producing properties and conduct exploration activities as an operator offshore Nigeri a,
  conduct exploration activities as an operator onshore and offshore Kenya, conduct exploration activities as an operator offshore the
  Gambia, and conduct exploration activities as an operator offshore Ghana.

  Our operating subsidiaries include CAMAC Petroleum Limited (?CPL?), CAMAC Energy Kenya Limited, CAMAC Energy Gambia
  Limited, and CAMAC Energy Ghana Limited.

  We conduct certain business transactions with our majority shareholder, CAMAC Energy Holdings Limited (?CEHL?) and its
  affiliates. See Note 8 - Related Party Transactions to the Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements for further
  information.

  Our Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Chief Executive Officer, is a director of each of the above listed related
  parties. He indirectly owns 27.7% of CEHL, which is the majority shareholder of the Company. As a result, he may be deemed to have
  an indirect material interest in transactions conducted with any of the above related party companies and their affiliates.

Nigeria

The Company currently owns 100% of the economic interests in Oil Mining Leases 120 and 121 ("OMLs") offshore Nigeria, which
includes the Oyo field.

  In December 2014, the Company entered into a contract for the semi-submersible rig Sedco Express to expedite the Oyo field
  development campaign, including the horizontal completion and production tie-in of wells Oyo-8 and Oyo-7.

  In March 2015, the Company finished completion operations for well Oyo-8, and successfully hooked it up to the Floating Production
  Storage and Offloading vessel ("FPSO"). Production commenced in May 2015. Also in April 2015, the Company completed plug and
  abandonment activities for well Oyo-6. The semi-submersible rig Sedco Express was then mobilized to the Oyo-7 well location to
  initiate horizontal completion activities for well Oyo-7. The Company anticipates to commence production from well Oyo-7 in May
  2015.

Kenya

The Company, through a wholly owned subsidiary, entered into four production sharing contracts with the Government of the Republic
of Kenya, covering onshore exploration blocks L1B and L16, and offshore exploration blocks L27 and L28 (the ?Kenya PSCs?). Each
block requires specific work commitments to be completed by the end of the respective license periods. The Company is the operator of
all blocks with the Government having the right to participate up to 20%, either directly or through an appointee, in any area subsequent
to declaration of a commercial discovery. The Company is responsible for all exploration expenditures.

  The initial exploration period for onshore blocks L1B and L16 ends in June 2015. The Company finished the required 2-D seismic
  data acquisition in February 2015, and is currently completing the interpretation and evaluation of the data. As of March 31, 2015, the
  Company has satisfied all material contractual obligations under the initial exploration period for onshore blocks L1B and L16. The
  Company has the right to apply for up to two additional two-year exploration periods, with specified additional minimum work
  obligations, including the acquisition of seismic data and the drilling of one exploratory well on each block during each additional
  period.

The initial exploration period for offshore blocks L27 and L28 ends in August 2015. As of March 31, 2015, the remaining contractual
obligation under the initial exploration period is for the Company to acquire, process, and interpret 3-D seismic data over both offshore
blocks. The Company plans to pursue completion of the work program, and is also considering the possibility of farming-out a portion of
its rights to both offshore blocks to potential partners. Upon completion of the work program, the Company has the right to apply for up
to two additional two-year exploration periods, with specified additional minimum work obligations, including the acquisition of
seismic data and the drilling of one exploratory well on each block during each additional period.

The Gambia

The Company, through a wholly owned subsidiary, entered into two Petroleum Exploration, Development & Production Licenses with
The Republic of The Gambia, for offshore exploration blocks A2 and A5 (the ?Gambia Licenses?). Each block requires specific work
commitments to be completed by the end of the respective license periods. For both blocks, the Company is the operator, with the
Gambian National Petroleum Company (?GNPCo?) having the right to elect to participate up to a 15% interest, following approval of a
development and production plan. The Company is responsible for all expenditures prior to such approval even if the GNPCo elects to
participate.

  The initial exploration period for both blocks A2 and A5 ends in August 2016. As of March 31, 2015, the remaining contractual
  obligations under the Gambia Licenses for both blocks is for the Company to i) acquire, process and interpret 750 square kilometers of
  3-D seismic data and ii) drill one exploration well and evaluate the drilling results. The 3-D data acquisition was due by December 31,
  2014; however, as of the date of this report, the Company has not yet completed the acquisition of the 3-D seismic data. In 2014, the
  Company contracted with a seismic data acquisition contractor to complete this portion of the work program; however, the Gambian
  Government declined to issue the required permits to the seismic vessel. In January 2015, the Gambian Ministry of Petroleum (the
  "Ministry of Petroleum") notified the Company that it was in default of its contractual obligation to acquire the 3-D seismic data and
  granted the Company a period of 120 days, ending April 2015, to remedy such default or face termination of its licenses. Following
  subsequent discussions with the Ministry of Petroleum in April 2015, the Company believes that the matter will be favorably resolved.
  The Company has signed a non-binding offer letter with another operator concerning a potential farm-out of a portion of its rights
  under the licenses.

Ghana

The Company, through an indirect 50%-owned subsidiary, entered into a Petroleum Agreement with the Republic of Ghana (the
?Petroleum Agreement?) relating to the Expanded Shallow Water Tano block offshore Ghana. The Contracting Parties, which hold 90%
of the participating interest in the block, are CAMAC Energy Ghana Limited as the operator, GNPC Exploration and Production
Company Limited, and Base Energy (collectively the ?Contracting Parties?), holding 60%, 25%, and 15% share of the participating
interest of the Contracting Parties, respectively. Ghana National Petroleum Company initially has a 10% carried interest through the
exploration phase, and will have the option to acquire an additional 10% paying interest following a declaration of commerciality. The
Company owns 50% of its CAMAC Energy Ghana Limited subsidiary. The remaining 50% interest is owned by an entity related to the
Company?s majority shareholder.

In January 2015, the Petroleum Agreement became effective, following the signing of a Joint Operating Agreement between the
Contracting Parties. The initial exploration period ends in January 2017. The remaining contractual obligations under the initial
exploration period are for the Company to: i) complete the economic and commercial evaluation of three previously discovered fields
within nine months of the effective date of the Petroleum Agreement, ii) reprocess existing 2-D and 3-D seismic data and iii) drill one
exploration well.

  Preliminary work has commenced on the evaluation of the discovered fields to determine economic viability.

Results of Operations

 The following discussion pertains to the Company?s results of operations, financial condition, liquidity and capital resources and
 should be read together with our unaudited consolidated financial statements and the notes thereto contained in this report, and our
 audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto contained in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
 December 31, 2014 filed on March 16, 2015 with the SEC.


Three months ended March 31, 2015, compared to three months ended March 31, 2014

Revenues

  Revenue is recognized when a lifting (sale) occurs. Crude oil revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2015 were nil, as
  compared to $19.9 million for the same period in 2014. The two previously producing wells Oyo-5 and Oyo-6 have been shut-in since
  September 2014 as part of the Oyo field redevelopment campaign. Production resumed in the second quarter of 2015 with the
  horizontal completion of well Oyo-8, which will be followed by the expected commencement of production from well Oyo-7 in May
  2015. For the three months ended March 31, 2014, the Company sold approximately 182,000 net barrels of oil at an average price of
  $109.11/Bbl.

  During the three months ended March 31, 2014, the average net daily production from the Oyo field was approximately 1,700 barrels
  of oil per day.

  Operating Costs and Expenses

  Production costs for the three months ended March 31, 2015 were $21.3 million, as compared to $22.9 million for the same period in
  2014. 2014 production costs include $7.4 million expenditures associated with crude oil sold, whereas no such costs were recorded in
  2015 because there were no oil sales. In 2015, the Company incurred approximately $2.7 million lower operating costs for marine
  vessel and aviation related charges as compared to 2014, primarily due to the capitalization of these charges as part of the Oyo field
  redevelopment program. These decreases were partially offset by $8.1 million higher operating costs for the FPSO in 2015 as
  compared to the same period in 2014 when the Company was benefiting from a reduced contractual operating day rate.

  During the three months ended March 31, 2015, the Company incurred $6.5 million of exploration expenses, including $5.1 million
  spent onshore Kenya primarily for the 2-D seismic acquisition and interpretation, $0.4 million offshore Kenya, $0.4 million in The
  Gambia, and $0.3 million spent both in Nigeria and Ghana for exploration activities. During the three months ended March 31, 2014,
  the Company incurred $2.3 million of exploration expenses, including $1.6 million spent onshore Kenya, $0.4 million offshore
  Kenya, and $0.3 million spent in The Gambia.

  Depreciation, depletion and amortization (?DD&A?) expenses, including asset retirement obligation accretion, for the three months
  ended March 31, 2015, were $0.7 million, as compared to $5.0 million for the same period in 2014. In the three months ended March
  31, 2015, oilfield depletion expenses were nil, compared to $4.1 million for the comparable period in 2014 because there were no oil
  sales in 2015. The average depletion rate for the three months ended March 31, 2014, was $24.06/Bbl.

  General and administrative expenses for the three months ended March 31, 2015, were $3.5 million, as compared to $4.4 million for
  the same period in 2014. The reduction in 2015 is primarily due to certain legal costs incurred in 2014 in conjunction with a
  transaction to acquire the remaining interest in the Oyo field that the Company did not already own.

  Other Income (Expense)

  Other expense for the three months ended March 31, 2015 was $1.2 million, consisting of $2.6 million in interest expense on
  borrowings partially offset by $1.4 million gain on foreign currency transactions. Other expense for the same period in 2014 was $0.2
  million, primarily for interest accrued on the related party note payable.

  Income Taxes

  Income taxes were nil for each of the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014. The Company did not have any taxable income
  from its oil and gas activities in Nigeria in these respective periods.

Headline Earnings

In addition to the Company?s primary listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the Company?s common stock is also traded on the JSE.
The JSE requires for the Company to file certain documents that it files with the SEC. The JSE requires that we calculate Headline
Earnings Per Share (?HEPS?) which, per the SEC, is considered a non-GAAP measurement.

  As defined in the Circular 3/2009 of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, headline earnings is an additional earnings
  number that excludes certain separately identifiable remeasurements, net of related tax, and related non-controlling interest.

  The number of shares used to calculate basic and diluted HEPS is the same as basic and diluted EPS. In the three months ended March
  31, 2015 and 2014, there were no separate identifiable remeasurements required and headline earnings was the same as net loss per
  share as disclosed on the unaudited consolidated statements of operations. Therefore, HEPS for the three months ended March 31,
  2015 and 2014, were $(0.16) and $(0.13), respectively.

Liquidity

  Cash Flows from Operating Activities

  The increase in net cash used in operating activities of $12.8 million during the three months ended March 31, 2015, as compared to
  the same period in 2014 was due to i) a $18.3 million higher net loss in 2015 primarily because there were no revenues in 2015, ii) a
  higher negative non-cash adjustment to net income, principally due to a $6.3 million settlement of an asset retirement obligation
  liability and a $4.6 million lower non-cash DD&A adjustment, and iii) a $16.4 million positive variance in the changes in operating
  assets and liabilities, principally due to increased vendor financing.

  Cash Flows from Investing Activities

  Cash used in investing activities in the three months ended March 31, 2015 consists of a $35.3 million addition to property, plant and
  equipment primarily for the ongoing Oyo field redevelopment campaign in the OMLs. The cash used in investing activities for the
  three months ended March 31, 2014 included $85.0 million paid to Allied as partial consideration for the acquisition of the remaining
  economic interest in the OMLs and $2.1 million addition to property, plant, and equipment.

  Cash Flows from Financing Activities

  Net cash provided by financing activities of $34.2 million in the three months ended March 31, 2015, consisted of $20.0 million
  borrowings under the 2015 Convertible Note, $13.8 million borrowings under the Promissory Note, and $0.4 million funding received
  from a related party owning a non-controlling interest in the Company's Ghana subsidiary.

  Net cash provided by financing activities for the three months ended March 31, 2014, consisted primarily of $135.0 million
  investment from the sale of equity, $0.4 million for the issuance of stock pursuant to employee stock option exercises and $0.7 million
  additional borrowings under the Promissory Note, partially offset by a $9.2 million adjustment pursuant to the acquisition of certain
  assets from Allied.

Capital Resources

  The Company?s primary cash requirements are for capital expenditures for the redevelopment of the Oyo field in the OMLs, operating
  expenditures, exploration activities in our unevaluated leaseholds, working capital needs, and interest and principal payments under
  current indebtedness. Included in accounts payable and accrued liabilities at March 31, 2015, is approximately $50.0 million of
  billings from vendors that the Company expects will be reversed upon the conclusion of ongoing negotiations with those vendors.

  The Company commenced production from the Oyo-8 well in early May 2015 and anticipates beginning production from the Oyo-7
  well later in May 2015 as well. The combined initial production rate from the two wells is expected to approximate 14,000 barrels of
  oil per day. If the Company experiences significant delays in bringing the Oyo-7 well onto production, if actual production rates are
  substantially below anticipated rates, or if oil prices decline significantly from current levels, the Company may need to seek
  additional sources of capital.

  In February 2015, the Company received a term sheet from a trading company for a commodity-based Full Recourse Prepayment
  Facility (the ?Prepayment Facility?). Based on the current status of negotiations, the Prepayment Facility would allow the Company to
  borrow an initial sum, up to $50.0 million, towards the Oyo field redevelopment program. Additional funds, up to a total $50.0
  million, would be available for borrowings post-production. Negotiations regarding the terms are continuing. The Company expects
  the Prepayment Facility to be finalized in the second quarter of 2015.

  In March 2015, the Company entered into a borrowing facility with Allied for a Convertible Note (the ?2015 Convertible Note?),
  separate from the existing $25.0 million Promissory Note and the $50.0 million Convertible Subordinated Note, allowing the
  Company to borrow up to $50.0 million for general corporate purposes. The 2015 Convertible Note will mature in December 2016.
  Interest accrues at the rate of LIBOR plus 5%, and is payable quarterly. As of March 31, 2015, $20.0 million was outstanding under
  the 2015 Convertible Note.


  The Company?s majority shareholder has formally committed to provide the Company with additional funding, the form of which
  would be determined at the time of funding, sufficient to maintain the Company?s operations and to allow the Company to meet its
  current and future obligations as they become due for one year from March 12, 2015, the date of said commitment.

  Although there are no assurances that the Company?s plans will be realized, management believes that the Company will have
  sufficient capital resources to meet projected cash flow requirements for the next twelve months from the date of filing this report.

Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements

From time-to-time, we may enter into arrangements that can give rise to off-balance sheet obligations. As of March 31, 2015 material
off-balance sheet obligations include obligations under a short-term drilling rig contract, operating leases for the FPSO and certain
employment contracts. Other than the material off-balance sheet arrangements discussed above, no other arrangements are likely to have
a current or future material effect on our financial condition, results from operations, liquidity, capital expenditures or capital resources.
CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q includes ?forward-looking statements? within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of
1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, in this report, including,
without limitation, statements regarding our future financial position, business strategy, budgets, projected revenues, projected costs and
plans and objectives of management for future operations, are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Such
forward-looking statements involve assumptions, known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual
results, performance or achievements of the Company, to be materially different from historical earnings and those presently anticipated
or projected or any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements contained in
this report.

In addition, forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as ?anticipate,?
?believe,? ?continue,? ?could,? ?estimate,? ?expect,? ?forecast,? ?goal,? ?intend,? ?may,? ?objective,? ?plan,? ?potential,? ?predict,?
?project,? ?should,? ?will,? ?will likely,? or similar expressions. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in such
forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. We caution
you not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Important factors that
could affect our financial performance and that could cause actual results for future periods to differ materially from our expectations
include, but are not limited to:
          ? the supply, demand and market prices of oil and
              natural gas;

          ?our current      and     future
           indebtedness;

          ?   our ability to raise capital to fund our current and future
              operations;

          ? our ability to develop oil and gas
            reserves;

          ? competition from other companies in the
            energy market;

          ?    political instability and foreign government regulations over international
               operations;

          ? our lack of diversification of production and
            reserves;

          ?   compliance and enforcement of environmental laws and
              regulations;

          ?our ability to achieve
           profitability;

          ?    our dependency on third parties to enable us to produce and deliver oil and gas;
               and
          ?       other factors disclosed under Item 1. Description of Business, Item 1A. Risk Factors, Item 2. Properties, Item 7.
                  Management?s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations, Item 7A. Quantitative and
                  Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,
                  2014, and elsewhere in this report.

We have based our forward-looking statements on our management?s beliefs and assumptions based on information available to our
management at the time the statements are made. We caution you that assumptions, beliefs, expectations, intentions and projections
about future events may and often do vary materially from actual results. Therefore, we cannot assure you that actual results will not
differ materially from those expressed or implied by our forward-looking statements.

For a detailed description of these and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those express ed in any
forward-looking statement, please see ?Risk Factors? in Item 1A of Part II of this report and in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the
year ended December 31, 2014. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying

assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary materially from those indicated. All subsequent written and oral
forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by reference to these
risks and uncertainties. You should not place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements. Each forward-looking statement speaks
only as of the date of the particular statement, and, except as required by law, we undertake no duty to update or revise any
forward-looking statement.

ITEM 3. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT MARKET RISK

The Company may be exposed to certain market risks related to changes in foreign currency exchange, interest rates, and commodity
prices.

Foreign Currency Exchange Risk

  Our results of operations and financial conditions are affected by currency exchange rates. While oil sales are denominated in U.S.
  dollars, portions of our capital and operating costs in Nigeria are denominated in Naira, the Nigerian local currency. Similarly,
  portions of our exploration costs in Kenya, The Gambia, and Ghana are denominated in each country?s respective local currency.
  Historically, the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the local currencies in the countries in which we operate has fluctuated
  widely in response to international political conditions, general economic conditions, and other factors beyond our control.

  The weighted average exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the Nigerian Naira was 192.92 Naira per each U.S. dollar for the
  three months ended March 31, 2015. For the three months ended March 31, 2015, a 10% fluctuation in the weighted average exchange
  rate between the U.S. dollar and the Nigerian Naira would have had an approximate $0.8 million impact on our capital and operating
  costs in Nigeria.

  To date, we have not engaged in hedging activities to hedge our foreign currency exposure in our foreign operations. In the future, we
  may enter into hedging instruments to manage our foreign currency exchange risk or continue to be subject to exchange rate risk.

Commodity Price Risk

  As an independent oil producer, our revenue, other income and profitability, reserve values, access to capital and future rate of growth
  are substantially dependent upon the prevailing prices of crude oil. Prevailing prices for such commodities are subject to wide
  fluctuations in response to relatively minor changes in supply and demand and a variety of additional factors beyond our control.
  Prices received for oil production have been volatile and unpredictable, and such volatility is expected to continue.

  Historically, realized commodity prices received for our crude oil sales have been tied to the Brent oil prices. Prices received have
  been volatile and unpredictable. As there were no crude oil sales made during the three months ended March 31, 2015, we were not
  affected by price fluctuations.

  We do not currently engage in hedging activities to hedge our exposure to commodity price risks. In the future, we may enter into
  hedging instruments to manage our exposure to fluctuations in commodity prices.

Interest Rate Risk

We are exposed to changes in interest rates, primarily from possible fluctuations in the London Interbank Borrowing Rate (?LIBOR?).
The interest rates on our debt obligations are stated at floating rates tied to the LIBOR. Currently, we do not use interest rate derivative
instruments to manage exposure to interest rate changes. For the three months ended March 31, 2015, the weighted average interest rate
on our variable rate debt was 10.0%. Assuming our current level of borrowings, a 100 basis point increase in the interest rates we pay
under our various debt facilities would result in an increase of our interest expense by $2.0 million over a twelve month period.

ITEM 4. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES

Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures

The Company maintains disclosure controls and procedures that are designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed in the
Company?s reports under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized, and reported within the time periods

specified in the SEC?s rules and forms, and that such information is accumulated and communicated to management, including its Chief
Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, as appropriate, to allow timely decisions regarding required disclosure.

   Management of the Company, with the participation of its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, evaluated the
   effectiveness of the Company?s disclosure controls and procedures as of March 31, 2015. Based on their evaluation, as of the end of
   the period covered by this Form 10-Q, the Company?s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer concluded that the
   Company?s disclosure controls and procedures were effective.

Changes in Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

There have not been any changes in our internal control over financial reporting during the period covered by this report that have
materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal control over financial reporting.
PART II. OTHER INFORMATION

Item 1. Legal Proceedings

The disclosures required in this Item 1 are included in Note 9 - Commitments and Contingencies in the Notes to the Unaudited
Consolidated Financial Statements included in Part I, Financial Information, Item 1, Financial Statements and incorporated herein by
reference.

Item 1A. Risk Factors

There have not been any material changes to the risk factors previously disclosed in Part I, Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K
filed with the SEC on March 16, 2015 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

In September 2014, the Company entered into a consulting agreement (the? Agreement?) with a consultant, pursuant to which the
consultant has agreed to represent the Company for a term of one-year in investors? communications and public relations with existing
and prospective shareholders, brokers, dealers and other investment professionals with respect to the Company?s current and proposed
activities, and to consult with the Company?s management concerning such activities.

   As partial consideration under the Agreement, as amended in March 2015, the Company agreed to issue an aggregate of 312,500
   shares of the Company?s common stock to the consultant. The Company issued the above shares in reliance on an exemption from
   registration of the shares provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the ?Securities Act?), as a
   transaction by an issuer not involving any public offering.

In March 2015, the Company entered into a borrowing facility with Allied for the 2015 Convertible Note, allowing the Company to
borrow up to $50.0 million for general corporate purposes. Upon execution of the 2015 Convertible Note, the Company drew $20.0
million under the note and issued to Allied warrants to purchase approximately 1.6 million shares of the Company?s common stock at a
$2.46 strike price. Subsequent to March 31, 2015, the Company drew an additional $15.0 million under the note and will issue Allied
warrants to purchase approximately 0.6 million shares of the Company's common stock. For further information, see Note 7 - Debt to
the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements.


Item 6. Exhibits

The following exhibits are filed with this report:


   Exhibit
   Number      Description
3.1            Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to
               the Company?s Form 10-SB filed on August 16, 2007).
3.2             Certificate of Amendment to Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated herein
                by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company?s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on April 13, 2010).
3.3
                Certificate of Amendment to Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated herein
                by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company?s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on February 19, 2014).

3.4             Certificate of Amendment to Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated herein
                by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company?s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on April 23, 2015).
3.5             Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company as of April 11, 2011 (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 of our
                Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on May 3, 2011).
10.1            Compensation Agreement dated March 11, 2014 by and between Dr. Kase L. Lawal and CAMAC Energy Inc. *
10.2            Corporate Guarantee, dated July 22, 2014, by CAMAC Energy Inc. to Zenith Bank PLC (incorporated by reference to
                Exhibit 10.43 to the Company?s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16, 2015).
10.3            Term Loan Facility Agreement for the Expansion and Development of the Oil Block OML 120 and 121, dated
                September 30, 2014, among CAMAC Petroleum Limited and Zenith Bank PLC (incorporated by reference to Exhibit
                10.44 to the Company?s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16, 2015).
10.4            Corporate Guarantee, dated December 15, 2014, by CAMAC Energy Inc. to Zenith Bank PLC (incorporated by
                reference to Exhibit 10.45 to the Company?s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16, 2015).
10.5            Joint Operating Agreement, dated January 23, 2015, among GNPC Exploration and Production Company Limited,
                CAMAC Energy Ghana Limited, and Base Energy Ghana Limited (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 10.46 to the
                Company?s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16, 2015).
10.6            Extension of Maturity Date for the Second Amended and Restated Promissory Note, dated March 9, 2015, among
                CAMAC Petroleum Limited and Allied Energy Plc (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 10.47 to the Company?s
                Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16, 2015).
10.7            Convertible Note, dated March 11, 2015, by and between the Company and Allied Energy Plc (incorporated by
                reference to Exhibit 10.48 to the Company?s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 16, 2015).
10.8            Common Stock Purchase Warrant, dated March 11, 2015, by and between the Company and Allied Energy Plc.
31.1            Certification of Chief Executive Officer Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ? 7241, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 302 of the
                Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
31.2            Certification of Principal Financial Officer Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ? 7241, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 302 of the
                Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
32.1            Certification of Chief Executive Officer Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. ? 1350, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 906 of the
                Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
32.2            Certification of Principal Financial Officer Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. ? 1350, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 906 of the
                Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
101. INS        XBRL Instance Document.
101. SCH        XBRL Schema Document.
101. CAL        XBRL Calculation Linkbase Document.
101. DEF        XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
101. LAB        XBRL Label Linkbase Document.
101. PRE        XBRL Presentation Linkbase Document.



*   Indicates a management contract or compensatory plan or arrangement.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf
by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Erin Energy Corporation


Date: May 8, 2015


/s/ Earl W. McNiel
Earl W. McNiel
Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial
Officer
(Principal Financial
Officer)

11 May 2015

Sponsor:
Sasfin Capital
(a division of Sasfin
Bank Limited)

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