Shareholder Circular and Notice of General Meeting

Further to the announcement by Ophir Energy plc (“Ophir” or the “Company”) on 14 November 2013 relating to the entry into an agreement to sell to Pavilion Energy a 20 per cent. interest in Tanzanian Blocks 1, 3 and 4 for consideration of US$1,288 million (the “Transaction”), the Company is pleased to announce that the Shareholder Circular including the Notice of General Meeting regarding the Transaction is being posted to shareholders today.