RNS Number : 8028V
18 January 2012

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



SOCO announces that on 18 January 2012 it purchased 82,183 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 289.2144 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 290 pence and 283 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 2,496,299 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 338,043,153 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).




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