Oasis Petroleum Inc. Announces the Exercise of the Over-Allotment Option for its Senior Convertible Notes Due 2023

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. ("Oasis" or "the Company") (NYSE: OAS) announced today the exercise by the underwriters of the full over-allotment option of $25.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.625% senior unsecured convertible notes due 2023 (the "Notes"). The over-allotment option was granted to the underwriters by the Company in connection with the previously consummated offering of $275 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes. Settlement of the sale of additional Notes is expected to occur on September 30, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.  Oasis intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of additional Notes for general corporate purposes, which may include redemptions or repurchases of its existing senior notes.

RBC Capital Markets acted as sole structuring advisor and RBC Capital Markets and Citigroup acted as lead joint book-running managers for the offering, and Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo Securities acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. The Notes were offered and sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement that was previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering was made only by means of a prospectus dated July 15, 2014 and related prospectus supplement dated September 14, 2016. A copy of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from any of the underwriters by contacting:

RBC Capital Markets, LLC
Attention: Prospectus Department
Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th floor
New York, New York 10281-8098
Telephone: (877) 822-4089
Email: equityprospectus@rbccm.com

Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Telephone: (800) 831-9146

You may also obtain these documents free of charge when they are available by visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, forward-looking statements contained in this press release specifically include statements regarding the intended use of offering proceeds and other aspects of the Notes offering.  These statements are based on certain assumptions made by the Company based on management's experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions, anticipated future developments and other factors believed to be appropriate. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements. These include changes in oil and natural gas prices, the timing of planned capital expenditures, availability of acquisitions, uncertainties in estimating proved reserves and forecasting production results, operational factors affecting the commencement or maintenance of producing wells, the condition of the capital markets generally, as well as the Company's ability to access them, the proximity to and capacity of transportation facilities, and uncertainties regarding environmental regulations or litigation and other legal or regulatory developments affecting the Company's business and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected as described in the Company's reports filed with the SEC.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and the Company undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

About Oasis Petroleum Inc.

Oasis is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources, primarily operating in the Williston Basin. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.oasispetroleum.com.

SOURCE Oasis Petroleum Inc.

For further information: For further information: Oasis Petroleum Inc., Taylor Mason, (281) 404-9600, Manager, Corporate Finance & Investor Relations