AFRICA OIL RECEIVES FIFTH DIVIDEND FROM ITS NIGERIAN ASSET
VANCOUVER, BC, October 26, 2020 /CNW/ - (AOI–TSX, AOI–Nasdaq-Stockholm) – Africa Oil Corp. (“AOI”, “Africa Oil” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received its fifth dividend from Prime Oil and Gas B.V. (“Prime”), a company that holds interests in deepwater Nigeria production and development assets.
Prime has distributed a US$50 million dividend with a net payment to Africa Oil of US$25 million related to its 50% interest. The Company will apply US$12.1 million of this dividend to reduce the outstanding balance of the BTG term loan to US$164.8 million.
The Company has received a total dividends amount of US$162.5 million since the closing of the Prime acquisition on 14 January 2020.
This information is information that Africa Oil Corp. is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below on October 26, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Toronto time.
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Africa Oil Corp. is a Canadian oil and gas company with producing and development assets in deepwater Nigeria; development assets in Kenya; and an exploration/appraisal portfolio in Africa and Guyana. The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol "AOI".