Transaction in Own Shares

19 August 2014

Genel Energy plc

Transaction in own shares

Genel Energy plc announces that on 19 August 2014 it purchased from J.P. Morgan Securities plc 81,126 ordinary shares at an average price of 836.9217 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, Genel Energy plc holds 544,294 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 279,703,904 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares), of which 246,165,603 are voting ordinary shares and 33,538,301 are suspended voting ordinary shares.


For further information, please contact:

Genel EnergyPhil Corbett, Head of Investor RelationsAndrew Benbow, Head of Public Relations
+44 20 7659 5100
Vigo Communications
Patrick d'Ancona
+44 20 7016 9573

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 additional offices in Ankara and Erbil, is the largest independent oil producer and the largest holder of reserves in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and, through value-accretive acquisitions, is building a high impact exploration portfolio within the Middle East and Africa. For further information, please refer to


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