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Thursday 30 March, 2006

D1 Oils Plc

Statement re Grant of options

D1 Oils Plc
30 March 2006





30 March, 2006



                      D1 Oils plc ('D1' or 'the Company')
                                Grant of Options

On 29 March 2006 D1 Oils received notification of the following:

 1. On 29 March 2006, the Company granted options over 500,000 ordinary shares to
    Elliott Mannis, Chief Executive of the Company, under the D1 Oils share
    options plan at an exercise price of 200p per ordinary share. The options
    will vest as follows: one third from 29 March 2007, and thereafter one
    thirty sixth each month over the following 24 months. The options will lapse
    on 28 March 2016.

This grant is in addition to 165,238 options previously granted to Mr Mannis.

Mr Mannis also holds 93,516 ordinary shares representing 0.3% of the issued
ordinary share capital of the Company.

 2. On 29 March 2006, the Company granted options over 170,454 ordinary shares to
    Steve Douty, Regional Director of the Company, under the D1 Oils share
    options plan at an exercise price of 264p per ordinary share. The options
    will vest as follows: one third from 29 March 2007, and thereafter one
    thirty sixth each month over the following 24 months. The options will lapse
    on 28 March 2016.

This grant is in addition to 188,572 options already granted to Mr Douty.

Mr Douty also holds 23,390 ordinary shares representing 0.07% of the issued
ordinary share capital of the Company.

 3. On 29 March 2006, the Company granted options over 136,364 ordinary shares to
    Peter Campbell, Operations Director of the Company, under the D1 Oils share
    options plan at an exercise price of 264p per ordinary share. The options
    will vest as follows: one third from 29 March 2007, and thereafter one
    thirty sixth each month over the following 24 months. The options will lapse
    on 28 March 2016.

This grant is in addition to 145,959 options already granted to Mr Campbell.

Mr Campbell also holds 250,000 ordinary shares representing 0.79% of the issued
ordinary share capital of the Company.

Contacts:

D1 Oils:
Graham Prince, Communications Director
Mobile: +44 (0) 7973 323840

Brunswick Group:
Helen Barnes, Associate
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959

Notes to Editors

D1 Oils plc is a UK-based global producer of biodiesel. We are building a global
supply chain and network that is sustainable and delivers value from
'earth-to-engine'. Our operations cover agronomy, refining and trading. We are
pioneering the science, planting and production of inedible vegetable oils; we
design, build, own, operate and market biodiesel refineries; and we source,
transport and trade seeds and seedlings, seedcake, crude vegetable oils and
biodiesel. Our vision is to be the world's leading biodiesel business.



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