Director/PDMR Shareholding

Director/PDMR holdings of securities

EnQuest PLC (the "Company" )

23 March 2015

Notification of Transactions by

Persons Discharging Management Responsibility ('PDMRs').

Pursuant to the Company's obligations under Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.4, the Company hereby notifies the following purchase of some of the Company's £155,245,000 5.50 per cent. Notes due 15 February 2022 (ISIN: XS0880578728, Common Code: 088057872) (together, the "Retail Notes" ).

The Buckee Family Settlement, a discretionary Trust in which Dr Jim Buckee has a potential beneficial interest at the discretion of the trustee, notified the Company on 20 March 2015 that it had purchased 100,000 of the Retail Notes at 72.5 pence per Retail Note, totaling 0.06% of the total Retail Notes.

Prior to this transaction, The Buckee Family Settlement held 1,555,463, Ordinary Shares of £0.05 each in the Company (the "Shares" ) being 0.19% of the share capital of the Company.

Separately from the holdings of The Buckee Family Settlement, The Buckee Family No.2 Trust, a discretionary Trust in which Dr Jim Buckee has a potential beneficial interest holds 132,521 Shares and Dr Jim Buckee himself holds 2,048,965 Shares, being 0.26% of the share capital of the Company.

Contact for enquiries:

EnQuest PLC

Stefan Ricketts

General Counsel and Company Secretary

020 7925 4900

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