Reference is made to the prospectus dated 25 March 2013 and the stock exchange announcement dated 25 March 2013 concerning the subsequent offering (the "Subsequent Offering") of up to 7,882,500 shares (the "Offer Shares") in Interoil Exploration and Production ASA (the "Company") at a subscription price of NOK 1.00 per share.
The subscription period in the Subsequent Offering ended on 9 April 2013 at 16.30 hours (CET). As a result of the Subsequent Offering, the Company will issue 4,138,145 Offer Shares at NOK 1.00 per share raising gross proceeds of NOK 4,138,145.
All subscribers being allotted Offer Shares will receive a letter confirming the number of Offer Shares allotted to the subscriber and the corresponding amount to be paid. This letter is expected to be distributed on or about 10 April 2013.
Payment for the Offer Shares will fall due on 15 April 2013 and delivery will take place on or about 17 April 2013. Following registration of the issue of the Offer Shares the total number of issued shares in the Company will increase by 4,138,145 shares, from 247,765,000 shares to 251,903,145 shares.
The Offer Shares may not be transferred or traded before they are fully paid and the share capital increase pertaining to the Subsequent Offering has been registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. It is expected that the share capital increase will be registered in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises on or about 17 April 2013 and that the Offer Shares will immediately thereafter be admitted to trading on Oslo Børs.
The Manager of the Subsequent Offering is Pareto Securities AS.
For more information please contact:
Thomas J. Fjell
Mob: +47 958 15 300
Mob: +47 488 94 426
InterOil Exploration & Production ASA is a Norwegian based exploration and production company - listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange - with focus on Latin-America. The company is operator of several production and exploration assets in Peru, Colombia and Ghana. InterOil currently employs approximately 275 people and is headquartered in Oslo.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.