Mercuria Signs a USD 500 Million Syndicated Revolving Credit Facility in Asia

By Mercuria Energy Trading S.a., PRNE
Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Revolving Credit Facility Amounts to USD 500 Million

SINGAPORE, December 15, 2010 - (The "Facilities")

A USD500 Million 1 & 3 year syndicated revolving credit
facility for Mercuria Energy Trading Pte Ltd was signed yesterday with
overwhelming support from twenty-five international banks. The facility,
which was launched at USD330 Million, closed oversubscribed with the final
facility amount being upsized and scaled back to USD500 Million.

The Company mandated BNP Paribas, ICBC (London) Limited, ING Bank N.V.,
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking, Standard Chartered Bank and
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (each a "Mandated Lead Arranger and
Bookrunner" or "MLAB" and together the "MLABs") for this transaction.
Proceeds of the Facility are to be used to refinance existing debt and to
finance working capital requirements of the Company. The revolving credit
facilities have a tenor of one and three year.

Mercuria Energy Group's Chief Financial Officer Guillaume Vermersch said:
"This renewed and increased facility is a great achievement for Mercuria in
Asia. The continuous support brought by the Asian banking community evidences
the banks' trust, understanding and confidence in the regional strictly risk
managed business model successfully developed by Mercuria in Asia. This Asian
RCF is an instrumental support to Mercuria's long term growth strategy."

The nineteen other participating banks in the transaction include: Bank
of Ayudhya Public Company Limited, Bank of Baroda, The Hongkong and Shanghai
Banking Corporation Limited, Indian Overseas Bank, United Overseas Bank
Limited, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Arab Petroleum
Investments Corporation, Rabobank International Singapore Branch, Chinatrust
Commercial Bank Co., Ltd, Singapore Branch, DBS Bank Ltd, Indian Bank, P.T.
Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, Singapore Branch, Qatar National Bank
SAQ, Singapore Branch, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Singapore Branch,
The Royal Bank of

Scotland N.V., Singapore Branch, PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk, Singapore
Branch, The Bank of East Asia, Limited, Singapore Branch, The Bank of
Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Limited, Singapore Branch and Union de Banques Arabes
et Francaises (UBAF).

Mercuria Energy Trading Pte Ltd, a wholly owned Singapore subsidiary
(incorporated in 2004) of Mercuria Energy Group Ltd, is engaged in the
trading and supply of crude oil and refined products. It also provides
storage, blending, transport and distribution services. Currently, Mercuria
in Asia has more than 100 staff headcount as well as offices in Singapore,
Beijing (China), Dubai (Emirates), Jakarta (Indonesia) and Mumbai (India).
The Company also has an existing joint venture arrangement with a local
marketing company in Bangkok (Thailand). The Mercuria Group is active in a
wide spectrum of global energy markets including biodiesel and vegetable oil,
natural gas (LNG), power, coal and carbon emissions.

Media Contacts: Mercuria Energy Trading Pte Ltd, Ms Jennifer Chan, Chief Financial Officer, Asia Pacific, Tel: +65-6416-2700, Mr Guillaume Vermersch, Mercuria Group Chief Financial Officer, Tel: +41-22-595-86-01

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