Afren plc (Afren) is engaged in oil and gas exploration, development and production in Africa and the Kurdistan region of Iraq. It operates in five geographical markets: Nigeria, Cote d�Ivoire, Other West Africa, Eastern Africa and Middle East and North Africa. It has a portfolio of 29 assets in 12 countries. During the year ended December 31, 2011, Afren and its partner Amni International Petroleum Development Company Limited (Amni) completed two infill wells, Okoro-11 and Okoro-12. As of December 31, 2011, it had operated one appraisal well and drilled nine production wells in partnership with Amni. During 2011, it had produced 19,154 barrels of oil equivalent per day. In May 2013, Afren Plc raised its interest to 54.8% from 44.4 % by acquiring a 10.4% stake in First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Co Ltd.