ABERFORTH PARTNERS LLP - Form 8 (OPD) - JKX Oil & Gas plc

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FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A

PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the person whose positions/    Aberforth Partners LLP, on
dealings are being disclosed:                  behalf of discretionary
                                               clients.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short
positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
insufficient

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to     JKX Oil & Gas plc
whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with
an offeror/offeree, state this and specify
identity of offeror/offeree:

(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:     06 February 2015

(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or Y/N NO
are they today disclosing, under the Code in
respect of any other party to this offer?      If YES, specify which:

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or
offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:    Ordinary Shares

                                Interests               Short positions

                                 Number          %       Number          %

(1) Relevant securities owned  11,961,128       6.95       0            0.0
and/or controlled:

(2) Derivatives (other than
options):

(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:

TOTAL:                         11,961,128       6.95       0            0.0

Aberforth Partners LLP does not have discretion regarding voting decisions in
respect of 1,615,571 ordinary shares included in the total disclosed above.

Class of relevant security:    Convertible bonds due 19 February 2018

                                Interests               Short positions

                                 Number          %       Number          %

(1) Relevant securities owned   600,000         1.50       0            0.0
and/or controlled:

(2) Derivatives (other than
options):

(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:

TOTAL:                          600,000         1.50       0            0.0

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase
or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open
Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other
executive options)

Class of relevant security in         N/A
relation to which subscription right
exists:

Details, including nature of the      N/A
rights concerned and relevant
percentages:

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one
class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy
table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant
security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a) Purchases and sales

 Class of relevant    Purchase/sale         Number of        Price per unit
     security                              securities

  N/A- Opening
  Disclosure

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

   Class of      Product      Nature of dealing     Number of     Price per
   relevant    description                          reference       unit
   security                 e.g. opening/closing a  securities
                 e.g. CFD    long/short position,
                            increasing/reducing a
                             long/short position

  N/A

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of   Product    Writing,   Number of  Exercise   Type    Expiry   Option
relevant description purchasing, securities  price              date    money
security  e.g. call   selling,    to which  per unit   e.g.             paid/
           option      varying     option            American,         received
                        etc.      relates            European          per unit
                                                       etc.

  N/A

(ii) Exercising

 Class of relevant       Product            Number of      Exercise price per
     security          description         securities             unit

                     e.g. call option

  N/A

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant    Nature of dealing          Details       Price per unit
    security                                                 (if applicable)
                     e.g. subscription,
                         conversion

  N/A

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of
the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as
appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or
understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may
be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person
making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in
concert with a party to the offer:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

  None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or
derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal,
between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant
securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

  None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?           Y/N NO

Date of disclosure:                    09 February 2015

Contact name:                          David Holland, for Aberforth Partners
                                       LLP

Telephone number:                      0131 220 0733

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory
Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at
monitoring@disclosure.org.uk . The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is
available for consultation in relation to the Code's dealing disclosure
requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk