AMEC PLC AMEC Transaction in Own Shares

  AMEC PLC (AMEC) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 5221N
28 September 2012

AMEC plc

28 September 2012

Repurchase of shares in AMEC plc

On 21 February 2012,  AMEC plc (the "Company")  announced that it intended  to 
complete a £400 million share buyback programme within the next twelve months.

Further  to  the  announcement   on  17  August   2012  of  its   irrevocable, 
non-discretionary share repurchase programme with Barclays Capital  Securities 
Limited, the Company announces that under  the terms of that programme it  has 
today purchased for cancellation  65,801 ordinary shares of  the Company at  a 
price of 1150.4724 pence  per share. This  purchase equates to  approximately 
0.02 per cent of AMEC's current issued share capital excluding Treasury shares
prior to this purchase.

Following this  change  AMEC's  total  issued  share  capital  is  317,587,449 
ordinary shares, of which 6,349,500 are registered as Treasury Shares, leaving
a balance of 311,237,949 shares with voting rights.

Cumulative purchases since  21 February 2012  amount to approximately  £244.42 
million. It is the Company's intention  that the significant majority of  the 
shares purchased  under  the £400  million  share buyback  programme  will  be 

Enquiries to:

+44 (0)20 7539 5800

Sue Scholes - Director of Communications

Nicola-Jane Brooks - Head of Investor Relations

AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project
management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, minerals  and 
metals, clean  energy, environment  and  infrastructure markets.  With  annual 
revenues of some £3.3 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains  strategic 
and complex  assets and  employs over  29,000 people  in around  40  countries 
worldwide. See

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