CNOOC Limited announced on April 28, 2015 (New York time) the pricing of an offering of US$3,800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of guaranteed notes. The offering consists of US$1,500,000,000 of 2.625% guaranteed notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes"), US$2,000,000,000 of 3.500% guaranteed notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes"), and US$300,000,000 of 4.200% guaranteed notes due 2045 (the "2045 Notes").
The 2020 Notes and 2045 Notes (collectively, the "Australian Issuer Notes") will be issued by CNOOC Finance (2015) Australia Pty Ltd, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company incorporated in Victoria, Australia, and the 2025 Notes (the "Delaware Issuer Notes") will be issued by CNOOC Finance (2015) U.S.A. LLC, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company formed in Delaware, U.S.A. The Australian Issuer Notes and the Delaware Issuer Notes are collectively referred to as the Notes. The Notes will be guaranteed by the Company.