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Monday 15 January, 2007

D1 Oils Plc

Change of Chairman

D1 Oils Plc
15 January 2007


15 January 2007


                    Lord Oxburgh becomes Chairman of D1 Oils


D1 Oils plc (D1), the UK-based global producer of biodiesel, is pleased to
announce the appointment of Lord Oxburgh as Non-Executive Chairman of the
Company with effect from today.


Lord Oxburgh succeeds Karl E. Watkin MBE, who will remain as a Non-Executive
Director of the Company. Lord Oxburgh joined the Board of D1 as a Non-Executive
Director on 27 September 2006.

The information required in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules was
provided in the initial announcement of Lord Oxburgh's appointment on 27
September 2006.



Contact:
D1 Oils

Graham Prince, Head of Corporate Communications
Tel:    +44 (0) 1642 755580
Mobile: +44 (0) 7973 323840


Brunswick Group

Mark Antelme
Tel:   +44 (0) 20 7404 5959

Notes to Editors

D1 Oils plc

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.

Lord Oxburgh

Lord Oxburgh is a renowned scientist and a long-standing public advocate of the
need to address climate change issues. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman
of Shell Transport and Trading plc from 2004 to 2005, during which time he took
a close interest in the company's environmental technologies. Since then, Lord
Oxburgh has been an adviser to Climate Change Capital, a specialist investment
banking group focused on companies and financial institutions affected by the
policy and capital market responses to climate change.

As an active parliamentarian Lord Oxburgh is currently involved with a number of
all-party parliamentary groups. He is Vice-Chairman of the Globe UK Group and
Treasurer of the All Party Parliamentary Earth Sciences Group. He also chaired
the Science and Technology Select Committee from 2001 to 2004. Lord Oxburgh
spent eight years as Rector of Imperial College of Science, Technology and
Medicine from 1993 to 2001. He is a former Chief Scientific Adviser to the
Ministry of Defence. Lord Oxburgh was Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology at
Cambridge University from 1978 to 1991.



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