EMP International Buys CNOOC ONWJ for $212M

CNOOC Limited announced Thursday its subsidiary, CNOOC Southeast Asia Limited, sold CNOOC ONWJ Ltd. to EMP International Limited for consideration of approximately US $212 million.

CNOOC ONWJ Ltd. holds a 36.7205 percent working interest in Offshore Northwest Java Production Sharing Contract in Indonesia.

The Operator of the ONWJ PSC is PT Pertamina Hulu Energi ONWJ. As at the end of 2010, the Company’s share of net proved reserves in ONWJ PSC was 22.26 million barrels of oil equivalent, and the daily average production of oil and gas from ONWJ PSC for the first nine months of 2011 was approximately 62,000 BOE while the net entitlement to the Company was approximately 14,000 BOE per day.

"The sale of CNOOC ONWJ Ltd. is consistent with the Company's value-driven M&A strategy, which rebalances and optimizes the Company's portfolio from three perspectives: resources, return and risk," said Mr. Li Fanrong, Chief Executive Officer of the Company.


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