HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: ERN) (JSE: ERN) announced today it has filed its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which contained a going concern qualification from its independent registered public accounting firm.
A copy of the Annual Report on Form 10-K is available to be viewed or downloaded within the Investors section of the Company’s website at www.erinenergy.com. A hard copy of its complete audited financial statements can be obtained free of charge by contacting Erin Energy’s Investor Relations department.
This announcement is made pursuant to NYSE MKT Company Guide, Section 610(b), which requires separate disclosure of receipt of an audit opinion containing a going concern qualification. This announcement does not represent any change or amendment to the Company’s consolidated financial statements or to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.
Erin Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on energy resources in sub-Saharan Africa. Its asset portfolio consists of 9 licenses across 4 countries covering an area of 40,000 square kilometres (~10 million acres), including current production and other exploration projects offshore Nigeria, as well as exploration licenses offshore Ghana, Kenya and The Gambia, and onshore Kenya. Erin Energy is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and is listed on the New York and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges under the ticker symbol ERN.
For more information about Erin Energy or to request a hard copy of the Company’s complete audited financial statements free of charge, please call +1 713 797 2940 or visit www.erinenergy.com.
This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, concerning activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect.
The Company’s actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in these forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including the Company’s ability to successfully finance, drill, produce and/or develop the wells and prospects identified in this release, and risks and other risk factors discussed in the Company’s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their respective dates. The Company undertakes no duty to update these forward-looking statements.
Erin Energy Corporation
Lionel McBee, +1 713 797 2960
Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications