|Central African Republic
|Crimea & Sevastopol*
|Democratic Republic of the Congo
|Republic of Sudan (North Sudan)
|Guinea - Bissau
|Guinea - Republic
NOTES: The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions generally prohibit U.S. persons, wherever located, (including, in some cases, foreign branches or subsidiaries of U.S. persons) and any individuals/entities
located in the United States from taking steps to evade or avoid the OFAC sanctions.
For the countries identified with a “*”, above, OFAC also prohibits U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens and green card holders) wherever located, persons (of any citizenship or nationality) who are in the United States, and U.S. entities (and
their foreign branches and subsidiaries) from “facilitating” certain transactions involving these countries and persons or entities of these countries. Facilitation includes (amongst other activities) referring purchase orders, requests
for bids, or similar business opportunities to a foreign person when a U.S. Person could not directly respond.
**For Turkey, note asset freezes designated by the EU against Mehmet Ferruh Akalin, Vice-President (Assistant General Manager) and member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) and Ali Coscun Namoglu, the Deputy Director
of the Exploration Department of TPAO. The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals List, Ismail Demir, Mustafa Alper Deniz, Serhat Gencoglu, Faruk Yigit. Export Trade Approval is required before conducting
business associated with any of these individuals