EnQuest completes acquisition of 50% of the Greater Kittiwake Area

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EnQuest PLC, 3 March 2014

EnQuest PLC ('EnQuest') today announces that it has completed the acquisition of
the UKCS Greater Kittiwake Area ('GKA') assets previously owned by Centrica
North Sea Oil Limited ('Centrica'), as well as Centrica's 100% interest in the
Kittiwake to Forties oil export pipeline.  The GKA includes the Kittiwake,
Mallard, Gadwall, Goosander and Grouse fields. This agreement and all the other
associated details of the transaction were announced on 22 October 2013.

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For further information please contact:

EnQuest PLC
Tel: +44 (0)20 7925 4900
Amjad Bseisu (Chief Executive)
Jonathan Swinney (Chief Financial Officer)
Michael Waring (Head of Communications & Investor
Relations)

Tulchan Communications
Tel: +44 (0)20 7353
4200
Martin Robinson
David Allchurch
Martin Pengelley

Notes to editors

EnQuest is the largest UK independent producer in the UK North Sea. Oil and gas
development and production company EnQuest PLC, trades on both the London Stock
Exchange and the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. It is a constituent of the FTSE 250
index. Its assets include the Thistle, Deveron, Heather, Broom, West Don, Don
Southwest and Conrie producing fields and the Alma and Galia and Kraken
developments. At the end of H1 2013, EnQuest had interests in 33 production
licences covering 45 blocks or part blocks in the UKCS, of which 25 licences are
operated by EnQuest. In addition, EnQuest also has an interest in two blocks
offshore in Sabah, Malaysia.

EnQuest believes that the UKCS represents a significant hydrocarbon basin in a
low risk region, which continues to benefit from an extensive installed
infrastructure base and skilled labour. EnQuest believes that its assets offer
material organic growth opportunities, driven by exploitation of current
infrastructure on the UKCS and the development of low risk near field
opportunities. www.enquest.com

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