Holding(s) in Company

      6 April 2016          Genel Energy plc          Genel     Energy plc advises that it has received the notification set out below from     Encompass Capital Advisors LLC, pursuant to DTR 5 of the FCA's Disclosure     and Transparency Rules.       -ends-       For further information please contact:                                       Genel Energy     Sarah Robertson, Company       Secretary     Phil Corbett, Head of       Investor Relations                 +44 20 7659 5100     
1. Identity of the issuer or the   underlying issuer
  of existing shares to which voting rights are
  attached:
ii
GENEL ENERGY PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of   voting rights
An acquisition or disposal of   qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of   shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of   instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments X
An event changing the breakdown of   voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject   to the
  notification obligation:
iii
Encompass Capital Advisors LLC Todd Kantor (individual with greater than 50% ownership)
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 
 (if different from 3.):
iv
N/A 
5. Date of the transaction and   date on
  which the threshold is crossed or
  reached:
v
1   April 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 5   April 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are   crossed or
  reached:
vi, vii
 5%  
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to   shares viii, ix
Class/type of
  shares

 
if possible using
  the ISIN CODE
Situation previous
  to the triggering
  transaction
Resulting situation after the   triggering transaction
Number
  of
  Shares
Number
  of
  Voting
  Rights
Number
  of shares
Number of voting
  rights
% of  voting rights x
Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
   
B: Qualifying Financial   Instruments
Resulting situation after the   triggering transaction
Type of financial
  instrument
Expiration
  date
xiii
Exercise/
  Conversion Period
xiv
Number of voting
  rights that may be
  acquired if the
  instrument is
  exercised/ converted.
% of voting
  rights
C: Financial Instruments with   similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the   triggering transaction
Type of financial
  instrument
Exercise price Expiration date xvii Exercise/
  Conversion period
xviii
Number of voting rights instrument   refers to  % of voting rights xix, xx 
Total Return Swap
  referenced to
  Ordinary Shares
  (ISIN
  JE00B55Q3P39)
n/a n/a n/a  10,904,824 Nominal Delta
3.92%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
10,904,824 3.92%
9. Chain of controlled   undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
  financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi
 Todd Kantor is the   managing member and owns greater than 50% of Encompass Capital Advisors LLC.
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy   holder will cease
  to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder   will cease to hold
  voting rights:

  13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:   Larry Kassman
15. Contact telephone number: +1 646-351-8452

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