SOCO International plc ("SOCO" or "the Company")

The resolutions proposed at the Company’s EGM held today were duly passed by shareholders.

The purpose of the EGM was to seek the approval of shareholders for the disposal by the Company of SOCO Yemen Pty Limited on the terms and conditions set out in the conditional sale and purchase agreement dated 1 February 2008.

14 April 2008


SOCO International plc
Roger Cagle, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer
Tel: 020 7747 2000

Pelham Public Relations
James Henderson Tel: 020 7743 6673
Alisdair Haythornthwaite Tel: 020 7743 6676

Pharos Energy plc is aware of attempts to impersonate the company under its previous name, SOCO International plc, on social media. Pharos does not have a Facebook page.