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Friday 30 May, 2008

Jupiter Asset Management Limit

Disclosure Table Rule 8.3 of the City Code on T...



                                    FORM 8.3
    DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
              (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers)

1.   KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing  (Note 1)              Jupiter Asset Management Limited

Company dealt in                              Novera Energy PLC

Class of relevant security to which the       Ordinary
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

Date of dealing                               29 May 2008


2.   INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE

(a)  Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in (Note 3)

                                                            Long                             Short

                                              Number                           Number
                                              (%)                              (%)
(1) Relevant securities                       3,749,689 (3.023%)

(2) Derivatives (other than options)          50,000 (0.040%)

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

Total                                         3,799,689 (3.062%)


(b)  Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
     than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:                   Long                             Short

                                              Number                           Number
                                              (%)                              (%)
(1) Relevant securities

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

Total                                         0                                0


(c)  Rights to subscribe (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:                   Details



3.   DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a)  Purchases and sales

                         Number of securities    Price per unit (Note 5)




(b)  Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Product name,         Long/short (Note 6)      Number of securities (Note 7)       Price per unit (Note 5)
e.g. CFD
CFD                   Long                     10,000                              94.64p

(c)  Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)  Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,       Writing,         Number of           Exercise   Type, e.g.    Expiry    Option money
e.g. call option    selling,         securities to       price      American,     Date      paid/received
                    purchasing,      which the option               European                per unit
                    varying etc.     relates (Note 7)               etc.                    (Note 5)


(ii) Exercising

Product name, e.g. call option        Number of securities         Exercise price per unit (Note 5)



(d)  Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)


Nature of transaction (Note 8)        Details                             Price per unit (if applicable) (Note
                                                                          5)



4.   OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives


Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other
person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or
relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any
derivative referred to on this form is referenced.  If none, this should be stated.



Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                 NO

Date of disclosure                                             30 May 2008
Contact name                                                   Meg Soni
Telephone number                                               0207 314 4775
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which
connected
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)


Notes

The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk