RNS Number : 0380F
08 June 2012

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


SOCO announces that on 8 June 2012 it purchased 59,141 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 283.856 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 286 pence and 281.1 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 8,867,366 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 332,086,949 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).



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