RNS Number : 7255V
17 January 2012

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

SOCO announces that on 17 January 2012 it purchased 85,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 289.0921 pence per ordinary share.  The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 290 pence and 288.1 pence respectively. All the purchased shares will be held as Treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, SOCO holds 2,414,116 ordinary shares as Treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue is 338,125,336 (excluding ordinary shares held as treasury shares).



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