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Seplat Energy PLC

11 August 2022

Seplat Energy Plc

("Seplat Energy" or the "Company")

Response to media reports

Lagos and London - 11 August 2022: Seplat Energy has become aware of a news report that Ministerial Approval of the Company's proposed acquisition of the entire share capital of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited ("MPNU") has been withdrawn.

Seplat Energy has received no official notification of such a decision and is seeking clarification from the relevant authorities. We will continue to work with all parties to achieve a successful outcome to the proposed acquisition and will provide an update in due course.

This announcement is made pursuant to Rule 17.10 of the Rulebook of the Nigerian Exchange, 2015 (Issuer's Rule).

Responsibility for publication

This announcement has been authorised for publication on behalf of Seplat Energy by Emeka Onwuka, Chief Financial Officer, Seplat Energy Plc.


Emeka Onwuka

Chief Financial Officer


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  Chioma Nwachuku, Director External Affairs & Sustainability 
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Notes to editors

Seplat Energy Plc is Nigeria's leading indigenous energy company. It is listed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX: SEPLAT) and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: SEPL).

Seplat Energy is pursuing a Nigeria-focused growth strategy through participation in asset divestments by international oil companies, farm-in opportunities, and future licensing rounds. The Company is a leading supplier of gas to the domestic power generation market. For further information please refer to the Company website, http://seplatenergy.com/

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