RNS Number : 3391V
10 January 2012

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


SOCO announces that on 10 January 2012 it purchased 85,000 of its ordinary
shares at an average price of 297.5114 pence per ordinary share. The highest
price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 300 pence and 295.2 pence
respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.
Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 2,027,852 ordinary shares as
Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 338,511,600
(excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).





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