ERHC agrees to transfer Block 11 rights to Kosmos

ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCMKTS: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, has reached an agreement with Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas, to transfer all ERHC's rights to Block 11 of the São Tomé and Principe Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to Kosmos. The agreement has been approved by the National Petroleum Agency of Sao Tome & Principe (ANP-STP) as required in the requisite production sharing contract (PSC) for EEZ Block 11.

ERHC retains 100% of the rights to EEZ Block 4 as well as the option to take up to a 15% working interest in each of two other unlicensed EEZ blocks of its choice. ERHC and the ANP-STP have agreed in principle to terms of a PSC for Block 4. In Kenya, ERHC holds a 35% interest in Block 11A, where the first exploration well is expected to be spudded toward the end of the first quarter of 2016. In Chad, ERHC is accepting tender proposals for a 2D seismic acquisition program for Block BDS 2008.

ERHC also has interests across several oil blocks in the Nigeria – São Tomé and Príncipe Joint Development Zone (JDZ).

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