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 17 April 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
584,123 0.12% 394,322 0.08%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
347,117 0.07% 529,393 0.11%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 931,240 0.19% 923,715 0.19%

(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        

3. DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
  securities  
Purchase 73 8.7532 EUR
Purchase 148 6.4100 GBP
Purchase 161 6.4025 GBP
Purchase 309 6.4060 GBP
Purchase 479 6.3725 GBP
Purchase 975 6.3650 GBP
Purchase 1,956 6.3492 GBP
Purchase 3,247 6.3452 GBP
Purchase 4,503 6.3488 GBP
Purchase 6,624 6.3559 GBP
Purchase 6,695 6.3442 GBP
Purchase 12,981 6.3661 GBP
Purchase 60,584 6.3521 GBP
Sale 52 6.3900 GBP
Sale 103 6.3633 GBP
Sale 148 6.4100 GBP
Sale 152 6.3486 GBP
Sale 161 6.4025 GBP
Sale 205 6.3400 GBP
Sale 400 6.3800 GBP
Sale 479 6.3725 GBP
Sale 785 6.3667 GBP
Sale 859 8.8387 EUR
Sale 975 6.3650 GBP
Sale 1,450 6.3289 GBP
Sale 6,556 6.3481 GBP
Sale 7,551 6.3385 GBP
Sale 10,024 6.3508 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
name      
SWAP Long 100 6.3499 GBP
CFD Long 226 8.8220 EUR
CFD Long 633 8.8418 EUR
CFD Long 1,605 6.3327 GBP
SWAP Long 1,902 6.3558 GBP
SWAP Long 6,556 6.3481 GBP
SWAP Long 8,627 6.3507 GBP
CFD Short 45 6.3704 GBP
CFD Short 73 8.7552 EUR
SWAP Short 100 6.3901 GBP
CFD Short 226 6.3352 GBP
CFD Short 1,569 6.3367 GBP
SWAP Short 2,563 6.3557 GBP
CFD Short 3,908 6.3518 GBP
CFD Short 5,000 6.3256 GBP
CFD Short 75,000 6.3578 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)

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: 20 Apr 2015
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634
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: 461954
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150420T110719+0100

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