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Kosmos Energy Closes Over-Allotment Option

06/14/11 21:00 GMT

DALLAS, Jun 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) announces today that the company closed the sale of an additional 1,518,242 shares of its common stock at the public offering price of $18.00 per share pursuant to the over-allotment option exercised by the underwriters of its recently completed initial public offering. This partial exercise of the over-allotment option brings the total number of common shares sold by Kosmos in the offering to 34,518,242 shares.

Citi, Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse acted as joint bookrunning managers of the offering.

About Kosmos Energy

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) is an international oil exploration and production company with a focus in Africa.

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SOURCE: Kosmos Energy

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