Kosmos aims to be a world-class pure play, deepwater oil and gas company known for delivering excellent results and being a workplace of choice for some of the best people in the industry. We want our employees to have careers that are professionally challenging, personally rewarding, and focused on delivering value to our stakeholders. In 2017, we hired 33 new employees to bring our total number of employees at year end to 282 worldwide. We incorporate the ideas and experiences new employees bring while retaining our distinctive culture and upholding our Business Principles. Kosmos focuses on recruiting, retaining, and developing a diverse and capable workforce that embraces our Business Principles and entrepreneurial culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or intimidation of any kind. Employees are respected and encouraged to contribute their ideas. We base all work-related decisions, including recruitment and advancement, on qualifications, merit and performance. We seek to hire and develop local employees for our international operations. We are proud that in Ghana and Mauritania, 100 percent of our employees are citizens of those countries. This level of local employment is a long-term target for Kosmos in all the countries where we have operations. We are also committed to investing in the development of our employees. For example, employees hired in Ghana, Mauritania, Morocco, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, and Suriname have rotated through our U.S. headquarters on special assignments or for training. These development opportunities have enabled them to assume greater responsibility and handle the increasingly complex work that we are moving to local offices. We augment our internal programs with external development opportunities through our Education Reimbursement Policy. We recognize fundamental labor rights and require contractors to adhere to international labor standards and local laws. We do not permit child, forced, or bonded labor at our operations or among our suppliers. For more information, please see Kosmos’ statement in compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 located on the homepage of our website. Kosmos is a relatively small company with a fast-paced, collaborative work environment and a high level of employee engagement. We have instituted programs to ensure employees remain engaged as the company evolves. These programs include town hall meetings, during which senior management provides an operational update and holds an open forum, as well as employee- led committees on Wellness and Community Philanthropy. As our portfolio grows, Kosmos continues to build a team comprised of capable and diverse individuals, each with entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to open, honest communications. Here, employees meet in our office in Dallas, Texas. BUSINESS PRINCIPLE 3 Our Workplaces