Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (“Cobalt”) (
Cobalt updated its full year guidance for capital expenditures for continuing operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to be between $525-575 million in 2016, of which approximately $380 million has been spent as of September 30, 2016. These amounts exclude general and administrative and interest expenses. Total cash uses for 2016 for continuing operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are currently expected to be between $725-775 million. The increase in the total cash outlay range is attributable to the early termination of the Rowan rig contract. In addition, Cobalt expects to spend approximately $130-140 million on a net basis for operations on Angola Blocks 20 and 21, of which approximately $130...