SOCO International plc
(“SOCO” or “the Company”)

In accordance with the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules (DTR) issued by the Financial Services Authority, SOCO International plc announces that its full 2008 Annual Report and Accounts are available on its website at . This dissemination announcement is based upon the Company’s announcement of Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2008 made on 10 March 2009 with the addition of information required by DTR 6.3, which has been underlined.

SOCO is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in London, traded on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The Company has interests in Vietnam, Thailand, the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) and Angola.

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

Pelham PR
James Henderson
Mark Antelme
Tel: 020 7337 1500


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