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Sound Oil PLC
18 December 2013

18 December  2013


Sound Oil plc

("Sound Oil" or the "Company")


Directorate Change


Sound Oil, the European / Mediterranean focused upstream oil and gas company today announces the retirement of Michael Nobbs as a Non Executive Director of the Company, with immediate effect.


With Mr. Nobbs approaching the milestone of nine years uninterrupted service laid out in the UK Corporate Governance Code as part of its definition of independence, he has taken the decision to retire from the Sound Oil board before the ninth anniversary of his appointment.


Sound Oil's Chairman, Andrew Hockey, said "I want to personally thank Michael for having been a stalwart contributor to the Company's board of directors since 2005. Throughout his years on the board, Michael has displayed huge enthusiasm for the task in hand and given us much valuable insight. On behalf of all the board I wish him the very best for all that he does in the future."


For further information please contact:


Sound Oil

Andrew Hockey, Chairman



Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

Peel Hunt - Broker

Richard Crichton

Charles Batten


Tel: 44 (0)20 7418 8900




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