RNS Number:5750P
Sound Oil PLC
16 January 2007

Sound Oil plc (the "Company")

Significant shareholding

The Company received notification on 15 January 2007 that as at 15 January 2007,
Meridian Natural Resources Fund was interested in 52,010,000 ordinary shares in
the Company; this represents approximately 7.51% of the issued share capital of
the Company.

16 January 2007

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