Heritage Oil Plc
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TSX : HOC

Heritage Oil Plc

December 16, 2009 13:15 ET

Heritage Oil Plc (the "Company") Holding(s) in Company

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2009) - Heritage Oil Plc (TSX:HOC)(LSE:HOIL) -

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached:

Heritage Oil Plc

2. Reason for the notification:

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Capital Research and Management Company

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different) (v):

14 December 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:

15 December 2009

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Above 11%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the Triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights
Indirect Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
JE00B2Q4TN56 31,272,000 31,272,000 31,920,045   31,920,045   11.1006 %
 
B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. % of voting rights
n/a        
 
Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
31,920,045 11.1006%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:

15. Contact telephone number:  

Contact Information

  • Heritage Oil Plc
    Paul Atherton
    +44 1534 835 400