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2020 November 30

Information from Interim report January - September 2020 Misen Energy AB (publ)

Following is a summary of the financial information given Interim report January - September 2020 ("9M 2020") from Misen Energy AB (publ) published today. The complete report is attached and is available in both English and Swedish on the Company's website:

Results for the January-September 2020 (within brackets same period 2019):

  • Consolidated operating group result KSEK 10,179 (-6,164)
  • Consolidated group net turnover: KSEK 24,020 (21,958)
  • Earnings per share: SEK 0.06 (-0.07)
  • Production of natural gas: at zero level (at zero level)

Results for the July-September 2020 (within brackets same period 2019):

  • Consolidated operating group result KSEK -570 (459)
  • Consolidated group net turnover: KSEK 4,523 (9,669)
  • Earnings per share: SEK 0.01 (-0.05)
  • Production of natural gas: at zero level (at zero level)

Summary of results:

  • Given that the Arbitral Tribunal rendered an award to terminate the Joint Activity Agreement No.3 (the “JAA”), Misen Energy AB (publ) believes that control over the specific assets owed by the Joint Activity (the “JA”) no longer exists. Thus, Misen Energy AB (publ) continues accounting treatment of 50.01% along with Powerful United Limited and Mr Konstantin Guenevski participation interest in the JA under which assets and liabilities are not presented in the financial statements.
  • Accumulated earnings per share for 9M 2020 are SEK 0.06.

Key events during 9M 2020:

  • The Arbitral Tribunal concluded that the JAA must be terminated as of 11 July 2018. JSC Ukrgazvydobuvannya, Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz seek to enforce termination of the JAA.
  • On 11 January 2020 the hearing was held in the court proceeding in Case initiated by National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (“NABU”) based on the criminal complaint submitted by JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya in 2017. The Kyiv Commercial Court resolved to open the court proceeding. The hearing was held on 19 May 2020. The court postponed the hearing until 15 December 2020.
  • On 12 February 2020, Misen, Powerful United Limited (PUL) and SP Holdings signed an additional agreement to the Financing Agreement dated 28 November 2018 whereby from 1 October 2019 all rights and obligations of SP Holdings Limited deriving from the Loan Agreement have acquired PUL Capital Partner’s rights and obligations under the Financing Agreement.
  • On 13 March 2020 Misen Energy AB (publ) signed the Financing Agreement with a new financial partner.
  • On 26 March 2020 the Arbitral Tribunal rendered a consent award and confirmed a settlement agreement concluded by JSC Ukrgazvydobuvannya, Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz in July 2019 regarding hydrocarbons produced using the JA’s assets from 1 December 2016 to 10 July 2018 (termination of JAA), lease payments for booster compression stations. Total value of the produced hydrocarbons is MUAH 1,200 (MSEK 424). Misen Group is entitled to approximately 24% of that amount.
  • In April 2020, Misen Enterprises filed a motion to enforce a consent award rendered by the Arbitral Tribunal on 26 March 2020. The court confirmed and recognized a Consent Award in June 2020.
  • On 20 May 2020, JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya, Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz signed a Settlement Agreement with Financial Leasing Center LLC. Under the Agreement, Financial Leasing Center LLC shall receive UAH 237,507,020.04 (SEK 85,539,578). The parties shall terminate all respective court proceedings in Ukraine.
  • On 17 June 2020, the Arbitral Tribunal issued a second final partial award. The Arbitral Tribunal decided that joint property should be valued solely by reference to the Depreciated Replacement Cost methodology, value of the joint property shall not be reduced by the costs allegedly necessary to repair the Chervonodonetska BCS and amount for alleged penalties for maintenance of the Yulyivska BCS.
  • On 11 September 2020 Kyiv Court of Appeal granted an application of Misen Enterprises AB whereby Misen Enterprises AB sought recognition and enforcement of the second partial final award dated 12 June 2020 (subject to the Corrections of the Second Partial Final Award dated 18 August 2020). Accordingly, JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya is liable to reimburse EUR 2,739,784.53 (KSEK 28,831), SEK 344,415.38, USD 7,971.59 (KSEK 72), and GBP 10,940.05 (KSEK125) to Misen Enterprises AB for the legal costs incurred the SCC case V 2016/114.
  • On 24 September 2020, Misen Enterprises AB, LLC Karpatygaz and JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya requested the Arbitral Tribunal to record a settlement agreement on settlement of certain legal relations in a final award by consent.

Key events after end of 9M 2020:

  • On 5 November 2020, Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz received a final award by consent from the Arbitral Tribunal in the SCC case V 2016/114. The total value to be paid by JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya to Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz is UAH 1,575,093,162.86 (KSEK 495,691) for their share in the joint property under the JAA No.3. JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya is entitled to withhold a tax on non-resident income for 15% of the specified amount to Misen Enterprises AB (UAH 236,113,788, KSEK 74,306). The amount does not include tax in Sweden, if any.
  • Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz seek to enforce the arbitration awards in Ukraine in order to receive compensation.

Publication of the Interim report January - September 2020

This Interim report January - September 2020 is published at the Company’s website (, and a printed version can be ordered at

Future reports and events

Next report, the Interim report Q4 2020, will be published on 26 February 2021.

For further information, please contact:

Göran Wolff, MD       

Direct line:  +46 31 759 50 72
Mobile:       +46 709 45 48 48

Misen Energy AB (publ) (formerly Svenska Capital Oil AB (publ)) is a Swedish upstream oil and gas company with operations in Ukraine. The company was founded in 2004 and its shares are traded on Nasdaq First North Growth Market since 12 June 2007.In 2011, Misen Energy AB (publ) acquired Misen Enterprises AB and its Ukrainian subsidiary, LLC Karpatygaz, including the rights to 50.01% of the revenue and profit from a gas production project in Ukraine. Under IFRS rules, this transaction is classified as a reverse takeover. In consideration of the acquisition, a new share issue was carried out. The gas producing assets were acquired by production cooperation via a joint activity project governed by a Joint Activity Agreement between at that time the wholly-owned direct and indirect subsidiaries of Misen Energy AB (publ), i.e. Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz (together 50.01%) and JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya (49.99%), a subsidiary of the National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine. JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya is the largest producer of natural gas in Ukraine. The purpose of the Joint Activity Agreement is to significantly increase production of gas and oil by providing modern technologies via a large-scale investment program for the purposes of attainment of profits.
In June 2016 and in July 2017 Misen Energy AB (publ) sold respectively 37.5% and 10% of Misen Enterprises AB shares to the Hong Kong based company Powerful United Limited. In March 2018, Misen Energy AB (publ) sold 2% of Misen Enterprises AB shares to Mr. Konstantin Guenevski. Owning (the remaining) 50.5% of Misen Enterprises AB shares, Misen Energy AB (publ) maintains full control of the company and preserves a right to obtain 50.5% of the future dividends from the operations in Ukraine.
The registered office of Misen Energy AB (publ) is in Stockholm and the shares are traded on First North Growth Market under identification ticker MISE. The Certified Adviser of the company at Nasdaq First North Growth Market is Erik Penser Bank AB, tel.: +46 8 463 80 00, e-mail:
For further information, please visit our website

This information is information that Misen Energy AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08:00 CEST on 30 November 2020.

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