RNS Number : 3312P

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

Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons

The Company announces that on 30 September 2011, Dr Mike Watts, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, bought 1,651 SOCO International plc ordinary shares of £0.05 each ("Shares") at a
purchase price of £3.311 per Share. The Shares were purchased on the open market pursuant to a trading plan entered into on 29 September 2009.

Following this transaction, which represents 0.0005% of the issued share capital of the Company, Dr Watts holds 77,291 Shares, representing 0.02% of the issued share capital of the Company.



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