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Erin Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on finding and producing oil in sub-Saharan Africa. Our asset portfolio consists of seven licenses across four countries and covers an area of 19,000 square kilometers (5 million acres). We have current production and other exploration projects offshore Nigeria, as well as exploration licenses offshore Ghana, Kenya and Gambia, and onshore Kenya. Erin Energy is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and is listed on the New York and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges under the ticker symbol ERN.