RNS Number:0146T
Sound Oil PLC
15 March 2007

Sound Oil plc (the "Company")

Director's shareholding

The Company received notification on 14 March 2007 that Jusuf Rachmantio (a 
director of the Company) provided a charge over 16,000,000 ordinary shares in 
the Company (representing approximately 2.3 per cent. of the Company's issued 
ordinary shares) in which he is beneficially interested to the Bank of Scotland
on 5 March 2007 as security for a personal bank loan.  These shares will be 
transferred into a Bank of Scotland nominee account and will be subject to 
the same lock-in and orderly market arrangements as were in place prior to the 
provision of the charge.

15 March 2007

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