Soco International

Voting Rights and Capital

Soco International PLC
19 December 2006

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

                           VOTING RIGHTS AND CAPITAL

In conformity with the Transparency Directive's transitional provision 6, we
would like to notify the market of the following:

SOCO's capital consists of 72,777,115 ordinary shares of £0.20 each with voting
rights. SOCO holds 27,500 ordinary shares in Treasury. Therefore, the total
number of voting rights in SOCO is 72,749,615.

The above figure (72,749,615) may be used by shareholders as a denominator for
the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify
their interest in, or a change to their interest in, SOCO International plc
under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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