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Kosmos Energy Supports Ebola Preparedness in Ghana

10/22/14 11:48 GMT

Company to supply critical equipment for three infectious disease treatment centers 

 

ACCRA, Ghana, October 22, 2014 – Kosmos Energy Ghana HC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS), announced today an emergency preparedness donation of critical equipment for three Ebola treatment centers in Ghana, located in Tema, Kumasi, and Tamale. Kosmos will procure and provide generators, incinerators, and other needed supplies for the soon-to-be completed facilities. The equipment and supplies are valued at approximately US$325,000. <?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"??>

 

“Although Ghana has not yet had a confirmed case of Ebola, it is important for the nation to be prepared. This donation of critical equipment and supplies comes after extensive discussions with the Ministry of Health to understand Ghana’s needs and level of preparedness,” said Ken Keag, Vice President and Country Manager, Kosmos Energy Ghana. “As a long-term partner to Ghana, we are eager to do our part to support the country’s readiness.”

 

Kosmos discovered the Jubilee Field offshore Ghana in 2007 and maintains an office in Accra.

 

About Kosmos Energy

Kosmos Energy is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin. Our assets include existing production and other major development projects offshore Ghana, as well as exploration licenses with significant hydrocarbon potential offshore Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco (including Western Sahara), Portugal, Senegal and Suriname. As an ethical and transparent company, Kosmos is committed to doing things the right way. The company’s Business Principles articulate our commitment to transparency, ethics, human rights, safety and the environment. Read more about this commitment in the Kosmos 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report.  Kosmos is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is traded under the ticker symbol KOS. For additional information, visit www.kosmosenergy.com.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

 

This press 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 facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that Kosmos expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Kosmos’ estimates and forward-looking statements are mainly based on its current expectations and estimates of future events and trends, which affect or may affect its businesses and operations. Although Kosmos believes that these estimates and forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, they are subject to several risks and uncertainties and are made in light of information currently available to Kosmos. When used in this press release, the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “expect,” “estimate,” “plan,” “will” or other similar words are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Kosmos, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements. Further information on such assumptions, risks and uncertainties is available in Kosmos’ Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filings.  Kosmos undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update or correct these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release, except as required by applicable law. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.

 

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CONTACT:

 

Media Relations (Accra)                                                                     

George Sarpong

+233 (0) 302.740.888

gsarpong@kosmosenergy.com

 

Media Relations (Dallas)                                              

Thomas Golembeski                                                                                        

+1.214.445.9674

tgolembeski@kosmosenergy.com

 

Investor Relations (Dallas)                                                                   

Neal Shah                                                                                                       

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