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. On November 2, 2011, Afren acquired a 60% participating interest in the Barda Rash PSC and a 20% participating interest in the Ain Sifni PSC located in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. In 2011, First Hydrocarbon Nigeria, in which Afren has a 45% interest, completed the acquisition of a 45% interest in OML 26.