Angola Drilling Update

21 November 2014

Genel Energy plc

Angola Drilling Update

Genel Energy plc ('Genel') announces that the Jacaré -1 exploration well on Block 38 offshore Angola (Genel 7.5% working interest) has been plugged and abandoned.

The completion of this well concludes Genel's committed Angola drilling programme. Genel plans no further drilling on either Block 38 or 39.


For further information, please contact:

Genel Energy
Phil Corbett, Head of Investor Relations
Andrew Benbow, Head of Public Relations
+44 20 7659 5100

Vigo Communications
Patrick d'Ancona

+44 20 7016 9573

Notes to editors:

Genel Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GENL). The Company, with headquarters in London and additional offices in Ankara and Erbil, is the largest independent oil producer and the largest holder of reserves in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and, through value-accretive acquisitions, is building a high impact exploration portfolio within the Middle East and Africa. For further information, please refer to


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