RNS Number : 9571G
04 July 2012

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


Pursuant to the Company's announcement on 2 July 2012 that it had entered into a conditional agreement with Lizeroux Oil & Gas Ltd to acquire the outstanding 20 per cent. minority interest in SOCO Vietnam Ltd, the Company today announces that a General Meeting of shareholders will be held at 10.00 a.m. on Friday 20 July 2012 at the offices of Pelham Bell Pottinger, 6th Floor, Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QD.

A shareholder circular, which includes a Notice of General Meeting, and a Form of Proxy have today been mailed to all registered shareholders.
Paper copies of the shareholder circular are available on request from the Company Secretary at the Company's registered office at 48 Dover Street, London, W1S 4FF, United Kingdom.  The shareholder circularwill shortly be available to view and to download from the Company's website, www.socointernational.com.

In accordance with LR 9.6.1, the above shareholder circular and the Form of Proxy have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection on the National Storage Mechanism's website, www.hemscott.com/nsm.do


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