Shareholder movements, week ending December 8

AGL into QGC; Higgins into APT; various into Bow; Power into Elk; Beeren, King into Envestra; Cross into Golden State; Healy, Pullen, Great Artesian; JPMorgan Chase into Hardman; Austral Asia-Energy into Horizon; Hosking, Smith out of Karoon; various into Moby; Macquarie into Neptune; Lee into Nuenco; Johnson, Oilex; Eskdale, Monterrey into Orchard; CBA into Origin; Barr into Samson; Hannell into Sundance; Petroe into Target; various into Woodside.

AGL ENERGY: AGL Energy has taken 27.5% in Queensland Gas Company for up to $292 million. It will take the equity through a share placement by QGC to AGL at $1.44 per share, for a cash outlay of up to $292 million.

AUSTRALIAN PIPELINE TRUST: Russell Higgins acquired 7025 ordinary shares for $30,191.12 in on market trade on November 23. He now holds 14,931 ordinary shares, held indirectly.

BOW ENERGY: Ron Prefontaine acquired 30,000 ordinary shares for $5,729 in o n market trade on November 30. He now holds 5,529,121 ordinary shares and 428,566 options exercisable at $0.20 and expiring on March 31, 2008. Stephen Bizzell acquired 90,909 ordinary shares for $15,000 on November 29 under the share purchase plan. He now holds 1,869,457 ordinary shares and 676,774 options exercisable at $0.20 and expiring on March 31, 2008.

ELK PETROLEUM: Dr Peter Power acquired 100,000 ordinary shares for $24,127 and 70,000 ordinary shares for $20,300 in on market trade on October 31 and November 27. He now holds 200,000 ordinary shares, 500,000 options exercisable at 60 cents by November 24, 2011 and 79,000 ordinary shares.

ENVESTRA: Bruce Beeren acquired 3097 ordinary stapled securities at $1.09 pursuant to the distribution reinvestment plan. He now holds, indirectly, 62,307 ordinary stapled securities. Grant King also acquired 977 ordinary stapled securities at $1.09 pursuant to the distribution reinvestment plan, taking his total holding, direct and indirect, to 82,002 ordinary stapled securities.

GOLDEN STATE RESOURCES: Lewis Cross acquired 50,000 ordinary shares at $0.82 per share in an on market acquisition on December 1. He now has 50,000 ordinary shares, held indirectly.

GREAT ARTESIAN OIL & GAS: Roseanne Healy, who resigned as a director on November 28, retains a direct interest in 3200 ordinary fully paid shares. Robert Pullen, who was appointed as a director on November 29, has a direct interest in 2.5 million shares and an indirect interest in 1 million shares.

HARDMAN RESOURCES: JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates now hold 44,156,345 ordinary shares in the Hardman, 6.07% of the total issued capital. Deutsche Bank AG and its related bodies corporate increased its substantial shareholding to 7.15% on December 4.

HORIZON OIL: Austral Asia-Energy increased its substantial shareholding to 11.4% on November 23.

KAROON GAS: Karoon directors Robert Hosking and Mark Smith sold shares in the company this week. This transfer was completed as part of a plan set out in June that included creating a short term margin loan facility to convert options held by both directors. The directors will use the proceeds from the sale of shares this week to repay earlier margin loans, pay required statutory taxes and convert further options to fully paid shares in the immediate future.

Robert Hosking sold 700,000 ordinary fully paid shares at 200 cents pursuant to off market transfer. Funds to be used for the repayment of a margin loan used for the conversion of 20 cent options in June 2006. He now holds, indirectly, 11,611,087 ordinary fully paid shares, 500,000 25 cent options expiry 30/06/2007, 750,000 175 cent options expiry 30/09/2008, 750,000 200 cent options expiry 30/09/2008 and 750,000 235 cent options expiry 30/09/2008.

Mark Smith sold 300,000 ordinary fully paid shares at 200 cents in off-market transfer, Funds to be used for the repayment of a margin loan used for the conversion of 20 cent options in June 2006. He now has, indirectly, 1,530,000 ordinary fully paid shares, 500,000 25 cent options expiry 30/06/2007, 750,000 175 cent options expiry 30/09/2008, 750,000 200 cent options expiry 30/09/2008 and 750,000 235 cent options expiry 30/09/2008.

MOBY OIL & GAS: GA Menzies acquired 39,556 ordinary shares for $2,933 in on market purchase on November 28, 2006. He now holds, indirectly, 203,511 ordinary shares, 46,875 30/6/2008 options and 300,000 31/5/2008 options. DB Hill acquired 107,786 ordinary shares for $7,993 in on market purchase on November 28, 2006. He now holds 1,622,305 ordinary shares, 400,000 31/5/2008 options and 561,250 30/6/2008 options. LE Coburn acquired 82,679 ordinary shares for $6,131 in on market purchase on November 28, 2006. He now holds, indirectly, 605,483 ordinary shares, 175,000 30/6/2008 options and 300,000 31/5/2008 options.

NEPTUNE MARINE SERVICES: Macquarie Bank and its controlled bodies corporate became a substantial shareholder on December 1 with a voting power of 26.86%

NUENCO: Greg Lee was issued with 20 million unlisted incentive options (6 cents December 31, 2007). He now holds directly 20 million unlisted incentive options (6 cents December 31, 2007).

OILEX: Dr Geoffrey Johnson, who resigned as a director on November 23, retains an indirect interest in 200,000 options exercisable at $0.20, expiring on February 28, 2008 and 300,000 options exercisable at $1.50 and expiring on December 31, 2009. JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates became a substantial shareholder on December 5 with a voting power of 5.53%.

ORCHARD PETROLEUM: Eskdale Petroleum increased its substantial shareholding to 11.89% on December 1. Monterrey Investment Management became a substantial shareholder on November 30, with a voting power of 5.8%.

ORIGIN ENERGY: Commonwealth Bank and subsidiaries increased substantial shareholding to 5.92% on November 29.

SAMSON OIL & GAS: Terence Barr acquired 10,000 ordinary shares for $2,900 in on market trade on November 30. His total holding, held indirectly, is 4 million unlisted 25c options, 4 million unlisted 45c options, 40,000 ordinary shares and 69,000 ordinary shares.

SUNDANCE ENERGY: Michael Hannell acquired 22,500 fully paid ordinary shares for $8,355 in on market trade on November 29. His total holding, held indirectly, is 22,500.

TAP OIL: Peter Lane, a non-executive director, sold 75,000 shares at $1.46 per share on-market on December 6. Lane remains a significant shareholder in the Company with a total shareholding of 1,192,858 shares.

TARGET ENERGY: Petroe Exploration Services became a substantial shareholder on November 27 with a voting power of 7.35%.

WOODSIDE PETROLEUM: Charles Goode, Pierre Jungels, Ashton Calvert and Jillian Broadbent acquired ordinary shares on December 1 on-market via Link Market Services , as trustee for the non-executive directors share plan. Goode acquired 2,445 shares for $92,506.57, taking his direct holding to 2000 ordinary shares. His indirect holding is now 257,846 ordinary shares. Jungels acquired 131 shares for $4,956.38; his total holding, held indirectly, is now 7893 ordinary shares. Calvert acquired 273 ordinary shares for $10,328.96; his total holding, held indirectly, is now 1236 ordinary shares. Broadbent acquired 272 shares for $10,291.12; her total direct holding is now 20,000 ordinary shares and her indirect holding is 27,355 ordinary shares.

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