Kosmos Energy Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results | Business

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 5, 2018--Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos) (NYSE: KOS) announced today financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2018. For the third quarter of 2018, the Company generated a net loss of $126.1 million, or $0.31 per diluted share as compared to net loss of $63.4 million or $0.16 per diluted share in the same period last year. When adjusted for certain items that impact the comparability of results, the Company generated an adjusted net loss (1) of $91.5 million or $0.23 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2018.

Andrew G. Inglis, chairman and chief executive officer, said: The third quarter has been one of transition for Kosmos, closing the Gulf of Mexico acquisition, integrating the assets and people into the Kosmos organization and ensuring we are positioned to take advantage of a high-quality portfolio across our growing businesses in Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Mexico, Mauritania and Senegal, and our Atlantic Margin exploration portfolio. In 2018, we expect to generate substantial free cash flow and remain on track to meet our previously communicated year-end 2018 net leverage target. Our 2019 capital budget is prioritized on our high-return opportunities with around 85% of the spend on infill drilling and infrastructure led exploration. With this focus on high-return projects we expect to deliver short and medium-term production and cash flow growth and shareholder returns, beginning with our inaugural dividend payment in t....

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