InterOil E&P ASA held its Extraordinary General Meeting at the Company's premises in Strandveien 50, Lysaker today. In accordance with the proposal of the Board, the General Meeting unanimously passed a resolution to give the board proxy to increase the share capital.
The general meetings decision is as follows:
Share capital increase
a. The Board of Directors is granted authority to increase the Company's share capital by up to NOK 300 000. Within this limit the authority can be used more than one time.
b. The authority is valid until the ordinary general meeting 2009, however no longer than 30 June 2009.
c. As remuneration for the new shares, cash and conversion of debt pursuant to the Public Limited Companies Act Section 10-2 shall be valid. No other obligations to the Company in accordance with the Public Limited Companies Act Section 10-2 may be established in connection with the new shares.
d. The authority does not include a right to resolve a merger in accordance with the Norwegian Public Company Act § 13-5.
e. By use of the authority, the Board of Directors is granted powers to amend section 4 of the articles of association to reflect the share capital and the number of shares after the capital increase.
The signed minutes are enclosed.
For more information please contact:
Fredrik von Zernichow
Investor Relation Manager
Tel: +47 67518661
Mob: +47 99273843
Fax: +47 67518660
InterOil Exploration & Production ASA is a Norwegian based exploration and production company - listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange - with focus on Latin-America and West-Africa. The company is operator of several production and exploration assets in Peru and Colombia, and is an active license partner in Angola and Ghana. InterOil currently employs approximately 200 people and is headquartered in Oslo.