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Galp farms-down 40% in Namibia PEL 82 to ExxonMobil

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Galp informs that it is in the process of farming-down a 40% participating interest in the Petroleum Exploration Licence (PEL) 82 in Namibia to an ExxonMobil subsidiary.

Following the conclusion of the transaction, both Galp and ExxonMobil will hold a 40% interest in the license, and Galp will maintain the operatorship. The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) and Custos, a local Namibian company, each hold a 10% stake in the license.

The licence is located in the Walvis basin and covers an area of 11 444 km2 in water depths ranging from 300 m to 2000 m.

The transaction conclusion is subject to satisfaction of customary conditions precedent, including the approval of the relevant competent Namibian authorities.

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