Serica Energy plc
TSX VENTURE : SQZ
AIM : SQZ

Serica Energy plc

July 15, 2010 10:52 ET

Serica Energy plc ("Serica" or the "Company") Share Purchase by Directors

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - July 15, 2010) - Serica Energy plc (TSX VENTURE:SQZ)(AIM:SQZ) announces that the Trustees of the Serica Energy 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 1,728 shares on 13 July 2010, as follows:

Paul Ellis (Chief Executive) acquired 576 ordinary shares at a price of 65.25 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 875,613 shares representing 0.50% of the voting rights;

Christopher Hearne (Finance Director) acquired 576 ordinary shares at a price of 65.25 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 734,073 shares representing 0.42% of the voting rights;

Peter Sadler (Chief Operating Officer) acquired 576 ordinary shares at a price of 65.25 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 25,613 shares representing 0.01% of the voting rights.

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

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