Heritage Oil Plc
TSX : HOC
LSE : HOIL

Heritage Oil Plc

September 06, 2012 13:15 ET

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

TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares(i)

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2012) -

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

Heritage Oil Plc (TSX:HOC)(LSE:HOIL)

2. Reason for the notification:

Due to a company reorganization, Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC") and Capital Group International, Inc. ("CGII") will no longer report relevant holdings under management separately. Instead the relevant holdings under management by CMRC and CGII will be reported in aggregate by the Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CGC"). It is solely for this reason (and not as a result of any additional acquisition or disposal that CGC is reporting the aggregated holding.

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

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

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

Holdings by The Capital Group Companies, Inc. Management Companies and Funds:

  • Capital Research and Management Company
    • SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
    • New World Fund, Inc.

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

3 September 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified:

4 September 2012

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

Above 8%

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 20,991,874 20,991,874 20,991,874 20,991,874 8.138%

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
20,991,874 8.138 %

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

Number of Shares Percent of Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 20,991,874 8.138%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:
• Capital Research and Management Company 20,991,874 8.138%
• SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
• New World Fund, Inc.

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

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

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

13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:

15. Contact telephone number:

Contact Information

  • Heritage Oil Plc
    Paul Atherton
    +44 1534 835 400