Company name Dragon Oil PLC
Headline Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 9574G
Dragon Oil PLC
05 July 2012


Dragon Oil plc ("Dragon Oil")


Transaction in Own Shares


Dragon Oil announces that on 4 July 2012 it purchased for cancellation 571,324 of its ordinary shares pursuant to the irrevocable arrangement (without Company discretion) that it entered into with Nomura International plc and J&E Davy.  The highest price paid was 572.00 GB pence and the lowest price paid was 569.50 GB pence.  Following the above purchase, Dragon Oil will have 504,667,052