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Update on the African Renaissance Gas Pipeline in Mozambique

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25 Apr 2016


(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)

(Registration number 1993/000460/06)

JSE Share Code: SCL     AIM Share Code: SAC

ISIN: ZAE000127460

(“SacOil” or “the Company”)


Further to the announcement on 1 March, 2016, SacOil announces that a Joint Venture Agreement for the development of the African Renaissance Pipeline Project (“Project”) was signed in Maputo, Mozambique on Friday, April 22, 2016 by the following parties i.e.  Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), Profin Consulting Sociedade Anonima (Profin), China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPP), China Petroleum & Technology Development Corporation (CPTDC) and Progas Investment Group (Pty) Limited. 

SacOil as a Company elected not to sign the Joint Venture Agreement at this time, while the Board evaluates the Agreement and the associated opportunity with regards to the Company’s participation in the Project.  The Company will provide an update in due course

For further information please contact:

SacOil Holdings Limited

Damain Matroos

+27 (0) 10 591 2260

finnCap Limited (Nominated adviser and broker)

Christopher Raggett / James Thompson

+44 (0)20 7220 0500

FirstEnergy Capital (Joint broker)

Hugh Sanderson / David van Erp

+44 (0)20 7448 0200

Buchanan (Financial PR adviser)

Ben Romney / Helen Chan / Madeleine Seacombe

+44 (0)20 7466 5000


About SacOil

SacOil is a South African based independent African oil and gas company, dual-listed on the JSE and AIM.  The Company has a diverse portfolio of assets spanning production in Egypt, exploration and appraisal in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Botswana, and midstream and downstream operations.  The Company continues to evaluate industry opportunities throughout Africa as it seeks to establish itself as a leading, full-cycle pan-African oil and gas company.