RNS Number : 5700V
13 January 2012

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


SOCO announces that on 13 January 2012 it purchased 90,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 292.5478 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 299 pence and 289.5 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 2,272,852 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 338,266,600 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).



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