FORM 38.5(b) - DRAGON OIL PLC

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FORM 38.5(b)

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS, OR WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS BUT NOT DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
Company dealt in

DRAGON OIL PLC

Class of relevant security to which the €0.10 ordinary shares
dealings being disclosed relate  
Date of dealing 23 March 2015

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 2)

Class of relevant security:   ORD
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
572,939 0.12% 498,780 0.10%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
447,253 0.09% 521,331 0.11%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,020,192 0.21% 1,020,111 0.21%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 2)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
    Number   (%)   Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities        
(2) Derivatives (other than options)        
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell        
Total        

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3. DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
  securities  
Purchase 81 5.8950 GBP
Purchase 343 5.8777 GBP
Purchase 690 5.8850 GBP
Purchase 2,494 8.0648 EUR
Purchase 2,580 5.8788 GBP
Purchase 5,000 5.9050 GBP
Purchase 26,230 5.8840 GBP
Purchase 35,990 5.8799 GBP
Sale 6,497 5.8744 GBP
Sale 11,214 8.0753 EUR

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
name      
CFD Long 9 5.8800 GBP
CFD Long 247 8.1091 EUR
CFD Long 643 5.8861 GBP
CFD Long 675 8.0803 EUR
SWAP Long 5,845 5.8730 GBP
CFD Long 10,292 8.0720 EUR
CFD Short 27 5.8855 GBP
SWAP Short 113 5.9151 GBP
CFD Short 176 8.0127 EUR
CFD Short 306 8.0470 EUR
CFD Short 643 8.0248 EUR
CFD Short 1,369 8.0973 EUR
CFD Short 5,000 5.9057 GBP
SWAP Short 6,113 5.8954 GBP
CFD Short 10,292 5.8806 GBP
CFD Short 13,298 5.8808 GBP
CFD Short 35,990 5.8799 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.   Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 4)

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 4)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 3)

Nature of transaction

(Note 7)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 4)

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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 38.5(b) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 24 Mar 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 0207 773 0635
Name of offeree/offeror with which connected Emirates National Oil Company
Nature of connection Financial Adviser

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 458105
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150324T114158+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC