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Monday 14 June, 2010

KBC Peel Hunt

Form 8.5 (EPT/R) -

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED
INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY
Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.   KEY INFORMATION

(a)  Name of exempt principal trader:       KBC PEEL HUNT LTD
(b)  Name of offeror/offeree in relation    D1 Oils plc
     to whose relevant securities this
     form relates:
     Use a separate form for each
     offeror/offeree
(c)  Name of the party to the offer with    D1 Oils plc
     which exempt principal  trader is
     connected:
(d)  Date dealing undertaken:               11 June 2010
(e)  Has the EPT previously disclosed, or   No
     is it today disclosing, under the
     Code in respect of any other party
     to this offer? :
                                            If YES, specify
                                            which


2.   DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)  Purchases and sales

   Class of    Purchases/        Total      Highest  Lowest price
   Relevant         Sales       number        price      per unit
   security                         of     per unit         paid/
                            securities        paid/      received
                                           received
 Ordinary      Purchase      42,933       7.482p        7.65p
  Shares

(b)  Derivatives transactions (other than options)

  Class of     Product         Nature of    Number of   Price per
  Relevant Description      dealing e.g.    reference        unit
  security     e.g CFD  opening/ closing   securities
                            a long/short
                               position,
                             increasing/
                                reducing
                            a long/short
                                position


(c)  Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)  Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 Class of     Product    Writing,      Number   Exercise      Type  Expiry Option
 relevant                                  of      Price      e.g.    date  Money
 security description  purchasing               per unit                    paid/
                 e.g.           ,  securities             American         receiv
                 call    selling,    to which                    ,             ed
               option     varying      option                                 per
                             etc.     relates             European           unit
                                                              etc.


(ii) Exercising

      Class of          Product       Number of       Exercise
      relevant      description      securities          price
      security e.g. call option                       per unit



(d)  Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

      Class of        Nature of        Details       Price per
      relevant          dealing                       unit (if
      security             e.g.                    applicable)
                  subscription,
                     conversion


The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of
the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as
appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

3.   OTHER INFORMATION

(a)  Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or
understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be
an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt
principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person
acting in concert with a party to the offer:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"




(b)  Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or
derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal,
between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person
relating to:
(i)  the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant
securities to which any derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"




Date        14 June 2010
disclosure:
Contact     Naveed Beg
name:
Telephone   0207 418 8865
number:

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory
Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at
monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available
for consultation in relation to the Code's dealing disclosure requirements on
+44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.