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

Result of Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”)

SOCO announces that the resolution proposed at the Company's EGM held today was duly passed by shareholders.

The purpose of the EGM was to seek the approval of shareholders for the disposal by the Company of SOCO Thailand LLC on the terms and conditions set out in the conditional membership interest purchase agreement dated 19 July 2010. Completion is expected to take place by mid-September 2010.

The voting on the resolution put to the meeting was carried on a show of hands. The proxy votes lodged in advance of the EGM were as follows:

Number of votes
For (including discretionary): 199,039,311
Against: 88,034
Withheld: 527,955
Total votes (excluding withheld): 199,127,345

Terms defined in the Circular have the same meanings when used in this announcement.

A copy of the resolution passed at the EGM has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism (formerly the Document Viewing Facility at the Financial Services Authority) and will shortly be available for inspection at


Carol Fan, SOCO International plc, Tel 020 7747 2000

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