Nigeria’s Seplat Reports First-Half Profit Down 26 pct

Nigeria's Seplat Reports First-Half Profit Down 26 pct
Dr orjiakor chairman Seplat

Nigerian oil and gas firm Seplat said last week, its half-year pretax profit fell to $156 million, down 26 percent from $210 million a year earlier.

Gross revenue also fell 7 percent to $388 million during the period to June 30, it said in its first interim results following a debut $500 million IPO in April.

Seplat achieved first-half average oil production of 27,375 barrels per day, against 27,183 barrels per day in 2013 and plans to invest around $250 million in 2014.


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