Oracle Coalfields plc
LSE : ORCP

June 04, 2009 03:35 ET

DTR ? Shares in issue

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                                         ORACLE COALFIELDS PLC
                                                   
                                         DTR - Shares in issue
                                                   
                                                   
In  accordance  with the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Board of Oracle  Coalfields  Plc
("the  Company") confirms that as of 29 May 2009 the Company has 122,359,668 Ordinary Shares  of  0.1p
each in issue carrying voting rights.

The Directors of the Issuer accept responsibility for this announcement.

Contact:

Oracle Coalfields Plc
Shahrukh Khan, Chairman
Telephone: +44 (0) 1366 500722
Email: Info@OracleCoalfields.com

Corporate Advisers

St Helen's Capital Plc
Barry Hocken/Duncan Vasey
Telephone: 020 7628 5582


About Oracle:

Oracle  Coalfields plc is a London-based resource exploration and development company with an  80  per
cent  owned subsidiary (Sindh Carbon Energy Limited) operating in Pakistan.  The Company's shares  are
quoted on the PLUS markets (symbol: ORCP).

Oracle's  flagship project is the Block VI coal project located on the Thar coalfield in  the  eastern
Sindh province, Pakistan. Block VI hosts a JORC-compliant resource of 1.4 billion tonnes of which  371
million tonnes are in the proven category.

The  Company  also owns the Indus East coal project in Pakistan where a pre-feasibility study  carried
out by Dargo Associates has confirmed a JORC-compliant inferred resource of 365 million tonnes.













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