Serica Energy plc
TSX VENTURE : SQZ
AIM : SQZ

Serica Energy plc

April 19, 2010 07:58 ET

Serica Energy plc: Share Purchase by Directors

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) - Serica Energy plc ("Serica" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SQZ)(AIM:SQZ) announces that the trustees of the Serica Share Incentive Plan ("the Plan") have made purchases of Serica shares under the terms of the Plan on behalf of employees and officers of the Company as a result of which certain directors increased their beneficial shareholdings in the Company by a total of 9,888 shares on 16 April 2010, as follows:

Paul Ellis (Chief Executive) acquired 3,296 ordinary shares at a price of 91 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 874,211 shares representing 0.50% of the voting rights;

Chris Hearne (Finance Director) acquired 3,296 ordinary shares at a price of 91 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 735,967 shares representing 0.42% of the voting rights;

Peter Sadler (Chief Operating Officer) acquired 3,296 ordinary shares at a price of 91 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 24,211 shares representing 0.01% of the voting rights.

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

19 April 2010

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