RNS Number : 7131M
28 May 2010

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

The Company has made application for an additional listing of 300,000 SOCO
International plc ordinary shares of £0.20 each ("Shares") to be admitted to the Official
List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange.

The Shares are being reserved under a block listing and will be issued pursuant to the
1997 SOCO International plc Company Share Option Plan. When issued, the Shares
will rank pari passu with the existing Shares.


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.