SOCO is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in London, traded on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The Company has interests in Vietnam, the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) and Angola.

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16 Oct 2014

SOCO announces that SOCO EPC, operator of the Marine XI Block offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), has completed drilling the exploration well Lidongo X Marine 101 well ("LXM-101").

Following approval by Shareholders of the Return of Cash and certain related matters at the General Meeting of the Company held on 22 September 2014, the Company today provides an update in respect of the Return of Cash by way of the B/C Share Scheme.

The Company announces that at its General Meeting .... the Resolution set out in the circular published by the Company on 28 August 2014 in relation to the B/C Share Scheme (the "Circular") was duly passed on a show of hands.

Further to the Company's announcement today of its interim results, the Company announces further details of its proposed return of 22 pence per share (approximately £73 million) return of cash to its shareholders

Our revenue and cash flows in the first half continued to be strong. We are pleased to recommend a return of 22 pence per share to shareholders. With continued strong cash generation and a solid balance sheet, SOCO is well positioned to fund its development

SOCO is aware of attempts to impersonate the company on social media. SOCO does not use Twitter or have a Facebook page.

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