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Wednesday 18 January, 2006

D1 Oils Plc

Director dealings

D1 Oils Plc
18 January 2006


                                                               January 18th 2006

       D1 Oils plc ('the Company') - Notification of Directors' Interests

D1 Oils plc announces today that it has been notified of certain changes in
Directors' Interests in the Ordinary Shares of the Company. With the exception
of the purchase of shares by Dr Morton from Mr Watkin, the following technical
disclosures relate to matters contemplated at the time of the flotation of the
Company in October 2004, and are announced today to satisfy regulatory
requirements.

Philip Kenneth Wood

The Company has previously disclosed that Philip Kenneth Wood had an interest in
673,000 shares. In the event 125,000 of these shares were not delivered.
Accordingly Philip Kenneth Wood has now received a transfer of 125,000 shares
from Karl Eric Watkin, also a Director of the Company. Philip Kenneth Wood's
beneficial interests remained unchanged at 673,000 ordinary shares representing
2.16% of the issued share capital. Mr Wood remains subject to lock-in and
orderly marketing arrangements regarding his share interests in the Company
running to 28 April 2006 as previously disclosed.

Peter John Davidson FREng

The Company has previously disclosed that Peter John Davidson had an interest in
93,750 shares. In the event these shares were not delivered. Accordingly Peter
John Davidson has now received a transfer of 93,750 shares from Karl Eric
Watkin, also a Director of the Company. Peter John Davidson's beneficial
interests remained unchanged at 93,750 ordinary shares representing 0.30% of the
issued share capital. Mr Davidson remains subject to lock-in and orderly
marketing arrangements regarding his share interests in the Company running to
28 April 2006 as previously disclosed.

Dr Clive Neil Morton, OBE

Clive Neil Morton has notified the Company that he has acquired 31,250 Ordinary
shares in the Company. 6,250 of these shares were acquired from Karl Eric
Watkin, also a Director of the Company. Dr Morton paid cash consideration of
£25,000 for his shares and he is now interested in 31,250 shares in the Company
representing 0.10% of the Company's issued share capital. Dr Morton has agreed
with Bell Lawrie that he has accepted lock-in and orderly marketing arrangements
regarding his share interests in the Company such that he may not, without the
consent of Bell Lawrie dispose of any of these shares prior to 28 April 2006.

Karl Eric Watkin, MBE, Chairman

Karl Eric Watkin MBE has notified the Company that he has ceased to be
interested in 288,428 Ordinary Shares in the Company. 125,000 shares have been
transferred to Philip Kenneth Wood, a Director, and 93,750 shares have been
transferred to Peter John Davidson, also a Director. 63,428 shares have been
transferred to third parties, all of which have accepted lock-in and orderly
marketing arrangements on similar terms to the Directors. 6,250 shares have been
transferred to Clive Neil Morton, a Director of the Company, as identified
above. All these transfers were effected for nil consideration, except for the
transfer to Dr Clive Neil Morton which was effected for 80p per share. Mr Watkin
is now interested in 3,084,389 Ordinary Shares in the Company representing 9.88%
of the Company's issued share capital. Mr Watkin remains subject to lock-in and
orderly marketing arrangements regarding his share interests in the Company
running to 28 April 2006 as previously disclosed.

Contacts:

Brunswick Group LLP, Kevin Byram / Gill Ackers / Helen Barnes, 020 7404 5959

Ends




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