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SUMMARY OF 2018 PRODUCTION FORECASTS


Production volumes 1 2017
Guidance
2017
Actual
2018
Guidance
Nickel, finished (tonnes, 100% basis)


Moa Joint Venture 31,500-32,500 31,523 31,500 – 32,500
Ambatovy Joint Venture 36,000-39,000 35,474 40,000-43,000
Cobalt, finished (tonnes, 100% basis)


Moa Joint Venture 3,500-3,800 3,601 3,500-3,800
Ambatovy Joint Venture 3,300-3,600 3,053 3,900-4,200
Oil – Cuba (gross working-interest, bopd) 13,000 – 14,00013,479 4,300-4,800
Oil & Gas – All operations (net working-interest, bopd) 7,500 – 8,000 7,855 1,900-2,100
Power (GWh, 33 1/3% basis) 850-900 848 750-800

Nickel and cobalt production are presented on a 100% basis. Sherritt’s share varies by business unit, with the Moa Joint Venture being a 50% joint venture, Ambatovy a 12% investment in an associate, and Power a 331/3% interest.

SUMMARY OF 2018 UNIT COST FORECASTS

Unit operating costs 2018
Guidance
Metals (NDCC, US$ per pound)
Moa Joint Venture US$2.50 - $3.00
Ambatovy Joint Venture US$3.00 - $3.50
Oil and Gas – Cuba (unit operating costs, C$ per barrel) C$22.00 - $23.50
Power (unit operating costs, C$ per MWh) C$20.75 - $21.50

 

SUMMARY OF 2018 SPENDING COST FORECASTS

Spending on capital ($ millions) 2018
Guidance
Metals (NDCC, US$ per pound)  
Moa Joint Venture (50% basis) and Fort Site (100% basis) US$41 (C$52)
Ambatovy Joint Venture (12% basis) US$13 (C$17)
Oil & Gas - Cuba US$39 (C$50)
Power (33 1/3% basis) US$1 (CDN$1)

Capital spend is based on Sherritt’s ownership interests in the Moa Joint Venture (50%); Fort Site (100%), Ambatovy (12%), Power (331/3%).

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Contact info:

Joe Racanelli,
Director,
Investor Relations.

Telephone: 1 416 935 2451
Email: investor@sherritt.com