SOURCE: Zhaikmunai LP

May 28, 2013 02:08 ET

Zhaikmunai LP announces Transaction in Own GDRs

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) -

                     Transaction in Own GDRs

Amsterdam, 28 May 2013 - Zhaikmunai L.P. (LSE: ZKM) ("Zhaikmunai" or
the "Partnership") announces that in accordance with the authority
granted by its Limited Partners at the Partnership's General Meeting on
28 March 2013, it purchased 56,433 of its Global Depositary Receipts
("GDRs") through Deutsche Bank AG during the period 20 May 2013 through
and including 25 May 2013.

The highest and lowest price paid for the purchased GDRs was US$ 12.31
and US$ 11.40 per GDR, respectively.

The purchased GDRs will be held in treasury. Following the purchase of
GDRs referred to above the Partnership holds a total of 56,433 GDRs as
treasury GDRs and has 188,126,515 GDRs in issue (excluding those GDRs
held as treasury GDRs).

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About Zhaikmunai
Zhaikmunai is an independent oil and gas enterprise currently engaging
in the production, development and exploration of oil and gas in
north-western Kazakhstan. Its Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs) are
listed on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker symbol: ZKM). Zhaikmunai's
principal producing asset is the Chinarevskoye field, in which it holds
a 100% interest and is the operator, through its wholly-owned
subsidiary Zhaikmunai LLP. In addition, Zhaikmunai holds a 100%
interest in and is the operator of the Rostoshinskoye, Darinskoye and
Yuzhno-Gremyachenskoye oil and gas fields. Located in the pre-Caspian
basin to the north-west of Uralsk, these exploration and development
fields are approximately 60 and 120 kilometres respectively from the
Chinarevskoye field.

Forward-Looking Statements
Some of the statements in this document are forward-looking.
Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the intent,
belief and current expectations of the Partnership or its officers with
respect to various matters. When used in this document, the
and similar expressions, and the negatives thereof, are intended to
identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are not promises
or guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual outcomes to differ materially from those suggested by any
such statements.

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank AG is authorised under German Banking Law (competent
authority: BaFin - Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) and
authorised and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct
Authority (the "FCA"). Details about the extent of Deutsche Bank AG's
authorisation and regulation by the FCA are available on request.

VTB Capital
VTB Capital Plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority
and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential
Regulation Authority.

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