Tullow shareholders approve sale of E. Guinea assets to Panoro

Tullow Oil shareholders on Thursday approved the sale of the company’s assets in Equatorial Guinea to Oslo-listed Panoro Energy.

As announced in February, Tullow agreed, subject to certain conditions, to sell its subsidiaries with assets in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to Panoro for up to $180 million.

Tullow’s shareholders today voted 99.98% in favor of the sale of Tullow Equatorial Guinea Limited (“TEGL”), to Panoro.

TEGL holds a 14.25% non-operated working interest in Block G which contains the Ceiba and Okume Complex assets, offshore Equatorial Guinea.

The resolution is the final condition for the completion of the agreement.

“Panoro and Tullow will now work on the final steps and expect completion in the coming weeks,” the companies said Thursday.

“In parallel, Panoro is continuing to further progress the completion conditions related to its purchase of Tullow’s 10% working interest in Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon, and will update shareholders in due course,” Panoro added.

As previously announced, Panoro will pay up to US$105 million for the Equatorial Guinea transaction, up to US$70 million for the Dussafu Transaction and a further US$5 million consideration to be paid after both transactions have completed.

Bartolomej Tomic

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