PA Resources’ Interim Report for January - September 2012

SUMMARY

  • Group revenue for the third quarter totalled SEK 525 million (494)
  • EBITDA for the quarter was SEK 292 million (295).
  • Profit before tax for the third quarter was SEK 64 million (16) before impairment
    charges and SEK -1,431 million (16) after impairment charges.
  • The Board of Directors has decided to strengthen the Company’s equity by
    SEK 1.7 billion by offering convertible bondholders an early conversion to new
    shares and a fully underwritten rights issue of approx. SEK 700 million.
  • The Company has conducted its annual testing of asset values, which has resulted
    in a need to recognise impairment of SEK 1,495 million, mainly as a result of the
    Azurite field's performance and in addition, the relinquishment of the Marine XIV
    licence in the Republic of Congo.

FINANCIAL KEY RATIOS

Q3 2012 Q3 2011 Jan.-Sept. 2012 Jan.-Sept. 2011 Jan.-Dec. 2011
Revenue (SEK million) 525 494 1,717 1,619 2,154
EBITDA (SEK million) 292 295 990 989 1,295
EBITDA margin 55.7% 59.8% 57.6% 61.1% 60.1%
Operating profit (SEK million) * 152 101 513 387 508
Operating margin * 28.9% 20.5% 29.9% 23.9% 23.6%
Profit before tax (SEK million) * 64 16 107 147 158
Earnings per share after dilution (SEK) -2.17 -0.18 -2.55 -0.36 -3.27

* The figures for the third quarter and nine-month period 2012 are exclusive of non-cash, one-off costs in the form of impairment charges of SEK 1,495 respectively SEK 1,585 million before tax and SEK 1,370 respectively SEK 1,460 million after tax. The figures for the full year 2011 are exclusive of non-cash, one-off costs of SEK 2,035 million before tax and SEK 1,758 million after tax.

For Interim Report, see attached file.

Stockholm, 7 November, 2012
PA Resources AB (publ)

For additional information, please contact:

Nicolas Adlercreutz, CFO, PA Resources AB
+46 8 70 587 44 88, ir@paresources.se

Webcast conference call
PA Resources’ results for the second quarter 2012 will be presented on 1at 10 a.m. (CET) via a webcast conference call. To participate via webcast, use the following link:

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PA Resources AB (publ) is an international oil and gas group which conducts exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Group operates in Tunisia, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom, Denmark, Greenland, Netherlands and Germany. PA Resources is one of the larger oil producers in Tunisia and is also producing oil in the Republic of Congo and Equatorial Guinea. The parent company is located in Stockholm, Sweden. PA Resources’ net sales amounted to SEK 2,154 million during 2011. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm (segment Mid Cap). For additional information, see www.paresources.se.

The above information has been made public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 08.15 CET on 7 November, 2012.

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PA Resources AB is an international oil and gas group which conducts exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Group operates in Tunisia, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom, Denmark, Greenland, Netherlands and Germany. PA Resources is producing oil in West Africa and North Africa. The parent company is located in Stockholm, Sweden. PA Resources’ net sales amounted to SEK 2,154 million during 2011. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm, Sweden (segment Mid Cap).

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