Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Lekoil Limited LSE:LEK London Ordinary Share KYG5462G1073 ORD USD0.00005 (DI)
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.00 0.0% 2.75 2.50 3.00 2.75 2.75 2.75 297,271 08:00:00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Oil & Gas Producers 38.2 1.8 -1.6 - 15

Lekoil Limited Prepayment Facility

02/07/2020 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)

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Lekoil Limited

02 July 2020

2 July 2020

Lekoil Limited

("LEKOIL" or the "Company")

Prepayment Facility

LEKOIL (AIM: LEK), the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, is pleased to announce that LEKOIL Oil and Gas Investments Limited ("LOGL"), in which the Company has a 90 per cent. economic interest in, has executed a prepayment facility agreement with Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited ("SWST"), a member of the Royal Dutch Shell group of companies (LSE: RDSA, RDSB).

This prepayment facility follows the renewal of the offtake agreement with SWST, which occurred in the second quarter of this year as announced on 26 June 2020, and will provide further short-term liquidity with the proceeds already received.

The facility size is US$3.5 million, and it has a tenor of five months and charges a market margin over LIBOR. The facility is repayable from future crude oil liftings. With the receipt of this facility, the offtake agreement between SWST and LOGL has been extended for an additional year and will now expire on 28 April 2022.

Lekan Akinyanmi, LEKOIL's CEO, commented, "We are pleased to continue our relationship with Shell as a commercial and financial partner. Together with the recent cost reduction measures we have undertaken, receipt of the proceeds of this prepayment facility will further strengthen our balance sheet to support execution of our strategy."

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement via the Regulatory Information Service, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

For further information, please visit or contact:

LEKOIL Limited 
 Ore Bajomo, Investor Relations                          +44 20 7457 2020 
Strand Hanson Limited (Financial & 
 Nominated Adviser) 
 James Spinney / Ritchie Balmer / Georgia 
 Langoulant                                              +44 20 7409 3494 
Mirabaud Securities Limited (Joint 
 Broker)                                        +44 20 7878 3362 / +44 20 
 Peter Krens / Edward Haig-Thomas                               7878 3447 
Numis Securities Limited (Joint Broker) 
 John Prior / Emily Morris                               +44 20 7260 1000 
Instinctif (Financial PR)                                +44 20 7457 2020 
 Mark Garraway / Dinara Shikhametova       
 / Sarah Hourahane 

Background on Otakikpo

Otakikpo is sited in a coastal swamp location in oil mining lease ("OML") 11, adjacent to the shoreline in the south-eastern part of the Niger Delta. LOGL exercises the rights and benefits of its 40% Participating and Economic interest in Otakikpo through the Farm-in Agreement and Joint Operating Agreement signed on 17 May 2014 with Green Energy International Limited ("GEIL"), the Operator. LOGL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lekoil Nigeria Limited, which the Company has a 90 per cent. economic interest. The Otakikpo JV begun operations in December 2014. Ministerial consent was granted by the Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources of Nigeria in June 2015. Commercial production started in February 2017.

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact or visit



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