THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
London, 6 March 2023
Appointment of auditors
Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC (LSE: NOG) ("Nostrum" or the "Company", and, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), an independent oil and gas company engaging in the production, development and exploration of oil and gas in the pre-Caspian Basin, today announces that it has appointed MHA MacIntyre Hudson as auditors to the Group and Ernst & Young Kazakhstan as auditors of Zhaikmunai LLP, a subsidiary of the Company .
The Company expects that following the appointments, the audit work will commence in March 2023 and there is a reasonable prospect that the Company will be unable to publish its audited financial statements in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2022 on or before 30 April 2023.
Under the Financial Conduct Authority's (the "FCA") Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules and the FCA's Listing Rules, an issuer must make public its annual financial report at the latest four months after the end of each financial year. If the issuer is unable to comply with such requirement, the FCA may suspend the listing of such shares in accordance with the provisions of the Listing Rules. Any such suspension will be announced via a Regulatory Information Service and continue until the publication of the annual financial report.
The Company will update the market on the timing of publication of its audited financial statements for the 2022 financial year in due course.
For further information please visit www.nostrumoilandgas.com
Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC
Ulugbek Makhmadiyarov - Head of Finance
Instinctif Partners - UK
+ 44 (0) 207 457 2020
About Nostrum Oil & Gas
Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC is an independent oil and gas company currently engaging in the production, development and exploration of oil and gas in the pre-Caspian Basin. Its shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: NOG), the Astana International Exchange (ticker symbol: NOG) and the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: GB_NTRM). The principal producing asset of Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC is the Chinarevskoye field, which is operated by Zhaikmunai LLP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC and the sole holder of the subsoil use rights to develop the field.
Some of the statements in this document are forward-looking. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the intent, belief and current expectations of the Company or its officers with respect to various matters. When used in this document, the words "expects", "believes", "anticipates", "plans", "may", "will", "should" and similar expressions, and the negatives thereof, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are not promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes to differ materially from those suggested by any such statements.
No part of this announcement constitutes, or shall be taken to constitute, an invitation or inducement to invest in the Company or any other entity, and shareholders of the Company are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Save as required by the relevant listing rules and applicable law, the Company does not undertake to update or change any forward-looking statements to reflect events occurring after the date of this announcement.