Kosmos Energy Announces Private Offering of Senior Secured Notes Due 2021

  Kosmos Energy Announces Private Offering of Senior Secured Notes Due 2021

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DALLAS -- July 18, 2014

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos”) (NYSE: KOS) announced today that, subject to
market conditions, it intends to offer $300 million aggregate principal amount
of senior secured notes due 2021 in a private offering to eligible purchasers.
Kosmos intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay a portion
of the outstanding indebtedness under its commercial debt facility and for
general corporate purposes.

The securities to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act
of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or any state securities laws and
unless so registered, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United
States without registration or an applicable exemption from the registration
requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities or blue sky
laws and foreign securities laws. The senior secured notes and the related
guarantees will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance
on the exemption from registration set forth in Rule 144A under the Securities
Act, and outside the United States, to non-U.S. persons in reliance on the
exemption from registration set forth in Regulation S under the Securities

This press release is being issued pursuant to, and in accordance with, Rule
135c under the Securities Act, and is neither an offer to sell nor a
solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities and shall
not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, or a
sale of, the notes or any other securities in any jurisdiction in which such
offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.

About Kosmos Energy

Kosmos Energy is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production
company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical
facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or
developments that Kosmos expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in
the future are forward-looking statements.Kosmos’ estimates and
forward-looking statements are mainly based on its current expectations and
estimates of future events and trends, which affect or may affect its
businesses and operations. Although Kosmos believes that these estimates and
forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, they are
subject to several risks and uncertainties and are made in light of
information currently available to Kosmos. When used in this press release,
the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “expect,” “estimate,” “plan,”
“will” or other similar words are intended to identify forward-looking
statements. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and
uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Kosmos, which may cause
actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the
forward-looking statements. Further information on such assumptions, risks and
uncertainties is available in Kosmos’ Securities and Exchange Commission
(“SEC”) filings. Kosmos undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update
or correct these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances
occurring after the date of this press release, except as required by
applicable law. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press
release. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by
this cautionary statement.


Kosmos Energy
Investor Relations:
Jon Cappon, +1-214-445-9669
Media Relations:
Thomas Golembeski, +1-214-445-9674
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