SOCO announces the completion of the transaction regarding the sale of the its interests in the Zarat Permit offshore Tunisia, in the Gulf of Gab├Ęs, to PA Resources AB as set out in its announcement of 18 November 2004. Following completion of the sale, the Company has received the cash consideration of US$25 million and the applicable working capital adjustments.

6 December 2004


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

College Hill
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Ben Brewerton
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