Sirius Exploration
LSE : SXX

July 22, 2009 13:01 ET

Holding in Company




For immediate release
                                                                                          22 July 2009
                                                   
                                                   
                                        SIRIUS EXPLORATION Plc
                                ("Sirius Exploration" or "the Company")
                                                   
                                         Holding(s) in Company
                                                   
Sirius  Exploration  announces that it was informed on 22 July 2009 that as at  20  July  2009  Global
Opportunities  Breakaway Management, LP, in its capacity as investment manager to Global Opportunities
Breakaway Ltd. indirectly held 50,000,000 ordinary shares in the Company representing 18.67 per  cent.
of the Company's issued share capital.

Sirius  Exploration also announces that it was informed on 6 July 2009 that as at 1 July 2009 Barclays
PLC  through  Barclays  Stockbrokers Ltd indirectly held 6,902,040  ordinary  shares  in  the  Company
representing 5.17 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.

On  7  July 2009 the Company was further notified that as at 2 July 2009 Barclays PLC through Barclays
Stockbrokers Ltd had indirect interest in 8,016,535 shares in the Company representing 6.00 per  cent.
of the Company's issued share capital.

In  addition,  on  8  July 2009 the Company was informed that as at 3 July 2009 Barclays  PLC  through
Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd indirectly held 7,871,808 shares in the Company representing 5.89 per  cent.
of the Company's issued share capital.

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For further information, please contact:
Sirius Exploration Plc                                              Tel: +44 78 7988 7755
Jonathan Harrison

Sirius Exploration Plc                                              Tel: +971 556 232 671
Richard Poulden

Beaumont Cornish Limited                                            Tel: 0207 628 3396
Roland Cornish

Gth Media Relations                                              Tel: 0207 153 8039
Toby Hall
Christian Pickel                                         Tel: 0207 153 8036


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