RNS Number : 8180L
Sound Oil PLC
07 September 2012

7 September 2012


Sound Oil plc

("Sound Oil" or "the Company")


Holding in Company


Sound Oil, the upstream oil and gas company with assets in Italy and Indonesia, announces that it was notified on 6 September 2012 that Manxdale Holdings Limited ("Manxdale", a fund connected with Astin Capital Management Limited ("Astin")) is interested in 650,000,000 ordinary shares of 0.1p each in the Company (representing 22.65% of the Company's issued ordinary shares) of which 553,101,045 are currently held in escrow (pursuant to the private placement through Astin announced on 16 July 2012) and 96,898,955 are held by Manxdale.




For further information please contact:


Sound Oil

Gerry Orbell, Chairman & Chief Executive

James Parsons, Chief Financial Officer


Tel: 44(0)1372 365745

Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

Westhouse Securities - Broker

Jonathan Haines


Tel: 44 (0)20 7601 6100


Tim Thompson

Ben Romney

Helen Chan


Tel: 44 (0)20 7466 5000



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