Serica Energy plc
TSX VENTURE : SQZ
AIM : SQZ

Serica Energy plc

August 20, 2010 10:48 ET

Serica Energy plc ("Serica" or the "Company"): Share Purchases by Directors

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2010) - Serica Energy plc ("Serica" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SQZ)(AIM:SQZ) announces that, on 20 August 2010, two directors increased their beneficial shareholdings in the Company by a total of 100,000 shares:

Paul Ellis (Chief Executive) acquired 50,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 42 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 926,171 shares representing 0.52% of the voting rights.

Peter Sadler (Chief Operating Officer) acquired 50,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 42.5 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 76,171 shares representing 0.04% of the voting rights.

The Company has 176,570,311 shares issued and outstanding.

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