Premier Oil suspends 2014 dividend

DividendMax Ltd.

Premier Oil suspends 2014 dividend

2014 highlights

Strong operating cash flow of US$924.3 million (2013: US$802.5 million), up 15 per cent

Revenue of US$1.6 billion (2013: US$1.5 billion); loss after tax of US$210.3 million (2013: profit after tax of US$234.0 million), reflecting non-cash post-tax impairments of US$327.8 million due to lower near term oil price assumptions

Record production of 63.6 kboepd (2013: 58.2 kboepd), up 9.3 per cent and above upper end of market guidance

Key milestones reached on development projects: government approval of the Catcher project received, installation of the Solan facilities achieved, FEED completed on the Vette field and a lower capex solution for the Sea Lion project selected

Exploration successes included a 100 mmboe oil and liquids-rich gas discovery at Kuda/Singa Laut in Indonesia

Continued portfolio rationalisation with approximately US$190 million of  non-core asset sales announced of which Scott area and Luno II disposals completed during the year

Dividend suspended for full year 2014

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