Receipt of payment for KRI oil exports

27 July 2016

Genel Energy plc

Receipt of payment for KRI oil exports from Taq Taq field

Genel Energy plc ('Genel') is pleased to announce that the Taq Taq field partners have received a gross payment of $24.91 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government ('KRG') for oil sales during June 2016.

Genel's net share of the payment is $13.70 million.

The payment reflects full settlement of the invoiced amount for June 2016 oil sales, and incorporates $20.82 million towards contractor monthly entitlement and $4.09 million towards recovery of historical receivables.

Gross oil sales from the Taq Taq field in June 2016 averaged 62,979 bopd. The average Brent price applicable for June 2016 was $48.34/bbl. A $5/bbl discount to Brent, including $4/bbl transportation and handling costs, is applied to arrive at the Taq Taq wellhead export netback price.

As agreed with the KRG, sales to the Bazian refinery during June 2016 were invoiced at the wellhead export netback price, in line with the payment mechanism announced by the KRG on 1 February 2016.

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For further information, please contact:

Genel Energy
Phil Corbett, Head of Investor Relations Andrew Benbow, Head of Public Relations

+44 20 7659 5100

Vigo Communications
Patrick d'Ancona            

+44 20 7830 9708

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Notes to editors:

Genel Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GENL). The Company, with headquarters in London and offices in Ankara and Erbil, is one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers, and is the largest holder of reserves and resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Through its Miran and Bina Bawi gas fields, the Company is set to be a cornerstone provider of gas to Turkey under the KRI-Turkey Gas Sales Agreement. Genel also continues to pursue further growth opportunities within the Middle East and Africa. For further information, please refer to www.genelenergy.com

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