Heritage Oil Plc
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Heritage Oil Plc

February 25, 2011 12:15 ET

Heritage Oil Plc (the "Company"): Holding(s) in Company

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2011) - Heritage Oil Plc (TSX:HOC)(LSE:HOIL) -

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES i

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii

Heritage Oil Plc

2. Reason for the notification:

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: iii

FMR LLC

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3): iv

FMR LLC is the parent holding company of Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCO), investment manager for US mutual funds, FIL Management Trust Company (FMTC), Pyramis Global Advisors Trust Company (PGATC), a US state chartered bank which acts as a trustee or investment manager of various pension and trust accounts, Pyramis Global Advisors LLC (PGALLC) and Pyramis Trust Company (PTC).

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v

11 February 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

14 February 2011, received 25 February 2011

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii

5%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii,ix
Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the Triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights x
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
JE00B2Q4TN56 14,394,254 14,394,254 13,874,238   13,874,238   4.81 %
 
B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument   Expiration date xiii   Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date xiv   Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.   % of voting rights
                 
                 
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv,xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Exercise price Expiration date xvii Exercise/ Conversion period xviii   Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights xix,xx
            Nominal Delta
               
               
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
13,874,238 4.81 %

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

SHARES HELD NOMINEE MANAGEMENT COMPANY
63,500 BANK OF NEW YORK FMRCO
425,712 BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN AND CO FMR
630,844 BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN AND CO FMRCO
108,000 BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN AND CO PTC
715,800 CITIBANK NA FMRCO
207,944 JP MORGAN CHASE BANK FMR
8,890,259 JP MORGAN CHASE BANK FMRCO
92,827 JP MORGAN CHASE BANK FMR
125,900 MELLON BANK N.A FMRCO
25,500 MELLON BANK N.A. FMTC
96,100 MELLON BANK N.A. PTC
33,000 NORTHERN TRUST CO FMRCO
10,500 NORTHERN TRUST CO FMTC
135,400 STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO FMR
273,515 STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO FMRCO
140,356 STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO FMTC
81,900 STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO PTC
135,900 STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO PGATC
169,620 CIBC MELLON TRUST (C) FCL
311,242 CITIBANK NA (C) FMR
107,800 MELLON BANK NA (C) PTC
1,092,619 NORTHERN TRUST CO (C) FMR

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

FMR LLC

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

520,016

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

11 February 2011

13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:

Robert Crayston

15. Contact telephone number:

fil-reporting@fil.com

01737 836241

Contact Information

  • Heritage Oil Plc
    Paul Atherton
    +44 1534 835 400