Heritage Oil Plc

Heritage Oil Plc

June 18, 2010 02:00 ET

Heritage Oil Announces the Results of the Annual General Meeting

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) -


Heritage Oil Plc ("Heritage" or the "Company") (TSX:HOC)(LSE:HOIL), an independent upstream exploration and production company, announces that at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), held yesterday, all resolutions put to Shareholders were duly passed.

Set out below are the voting results in respect of the resolutions proposed at the meeting. The number of ordinary shares and exchangeable shares carrying a vote in Heritage in issue at that date was 287,866,938.

    For     Against Withheld
Description Votes % Votes Cast Votes Votes
RESOLUTION 1 216,131,056 99.34 1,431,953 397,965
RESOLUTION 2 177,924,384 83.17 36,004,114 4,032,477
RESOLUTION 3 215,723,662 99.01 2,155,096 29,594
RESOLUTION 4 188,561,258 97.97 3,903,818 25,443,277
RESOLUTION 5 215,490,907 99.05 2,076,489 393,578
RESOLUTION 6 216,889,424 99.54 992,789 78,762
RESOLUTION 7 142,447,650 65.49 75,067,764 392,938
RESOLUTION 8 217,439,969 99.83 377,852 90,532

The full text of the resolutions is contained in the notice of the AGM.

A 'Vote Withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentage of votes cast.

Notes to Editors

  • Heritage is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The trading symbol is HOIL. Heritage has a further listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:HOC).

  • Heritage is an independent upstream exploration and production company engaged in the exploration for, and the development, production and acquisition of, oil and gas in its core areas of Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

  • Heritage has a producing property in Russia and exploration projects in Uganda, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malta, Pakistan, Tanzania and Mali.

  • For further information please refer to our website, www.heritageoilplc.com.

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Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news release – including, without limitation, statements regarding production estimates and future plans and objectives of Heritage – constitute forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from anticipated results include risks and uncertainties such as: risks relating to estimates of reserves and recoveries; production and operating cost assumptions; development risks and costs; the risk of commodity price fluctuations; political and regulatory risks; and other risks and uncertainties as disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in its Prospectus and elsewhere in Heritage documents filed from time-to-time with the London Stock Exchange and other regulatory authorities. The completion of the sale of the Ugandan interests is subject to certain conditions, some of which are beyond the control of the Company. Further, any forward-looking information is made only as of a certain date and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking information or statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management of the Company to predict all of these factors and to assess in advance the impact of each such factor on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking information.

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