RNS Number : 7957D

21 May 2012


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



SOCO announces that on 21 May 2012 it purchased 267,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 263.73 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 268 pence and 261.1 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 5,436,752 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 335,393,700 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).


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