Soco International plc (the 'Company')

The Company announces that, following the sale on 18th August 2000 of 7,825,457 ordinary shares of 20p each in the Company, Santa Fe Snyder Corporation no longer has a notifiable interest in the share capital of the Company.

Pharos Energy plc is aware of attempts to impersonate the company under its previous name, SOCO International plc, on social media. Pharos does not have a Facebook page.