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Sound Energy PLC
15 March 2017

15 March 2017


Sound Energy plc

("Sound Energy" or the "Company")


Result of General Meeting


Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, announces that the ordinary resolution put to the general meeting of the Company held earlier today was duly passed by way of a poll. The voting results are included below.  


As a result, the directors of the Company have been provided with the necessary shareholder authority to issue, on completion, 272,000,000 new ordinary shares in the Company as consideration for the acquisition of further interests in the Tendrara and Meridja permits announced by the Company on 20 February 2017 (the "Acquisition").


Completion of the Acquisition remains subject to to receipt by the Company of all Moroccan regulatory approvals and consents, including approvals and consents from the Moroccan Energy and Finance ministries and Morocco's Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines.



Votes For

% of votes cast

Votes Against

% of votes cast




% of issued share capital voted(2)

Votes withheld












(1)        Votes 'For' include those votes giving the Chairman discretion.

(2)        There were 684,809,781 ordinary shares in issue all of which had the right to vote.

(3)        A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.


Full details of the resolution is set out in the Notice of General Meeting dated 20 February 2017 (which is available on the Company's website at www.soundenergyplc.com).



For further information please contact:

Vigo Communications - PR Adviser

Patrick d'Ancona

Chris McMahon

Alexandra Roper


Tel: 44 (0)20 7830 9700

Sound Energy

James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer 




Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones

Ben Jeynes  


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

RBC Capital Markets - Broker

Matthew Coakes

Martin Copeland

Laura White


Tel: 44 (0)20 7653 4000


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