Serica Energy plc SQZ Share Purchase by Directors

  Serica Energy plc (SQZ) - Share Purchase by Directors

RNS Number : 1507R
Serica Energy plc
14 November 2012




Serica Energy plc

("Serica" or the "Company")



Share purchase by Directors



Serica Energy plc  (TSX: SQZ;  AIM: SQZ) announces  that the  Trustees of  the 
Serica Energy Share  Incentive Plan ("the  Plan") have made  purchases of  and 
allocated 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 3,747  shares on  13 
November 2012, as follows:



Christopher Hearne (Finance  Director) acquired  1,248 ordinary  shares at  an 
average price of 30 pence per  share taking his total beneficial  shareholding 
to 793,144 shares representing 0.43% of the voting rights;



Peter Sadler (Business Development Director) acquired 1,248 ordinary shares at
an  average  price  of  30  pence  per  share  taking  his  total   beneficial 
shareholding to 184,684 shares representing 0.10% of the voting rights.



Mitchell Flegg (Chief Operating Officer) acquired 1,251 ordinary shares at  an 
average price of 30 pence per  share taking his total beneficial  shareholding 
to 101,331 shares representing 0.06% of the voting rights.



The Company has 182,770,311 shares issued and outstanding.



14 November 2012



Serica Energy plc
Tony Craven Walker,     tony.cravenwalker@serica-energy.com           +44
Chairman & Interim CEO                                                (0)20
                                                                      7487
                                                                     7300
Peter Sadler, Business  peter.sadler@serica-energy.com                +44
Development Director                                                  (0)20
                                                                      7487
                                                                      7300
                                                                    

Chris Hearne, CFO       chris.hearne@serica-energy.com                +44
                                                                      (0)20
                                                                      7487
                                                                      7300


J.P.Morgan Cazenove
Michael                 michael.wentworthstanley@jpmorgancazenove.com +44
Wentworth-Stanley                                                     (0)20
                                                                      7588
                                                                      2828


RBC Capital Markets
Matthew Coakes          matthew.coakes@rbccm.com                      +44
                                                                      (0)20
                                                                      7653
                                                                      4000
College Hill
Matthew Tyler           Matthew.tyler@collegehill.com                 +44
                                                                      (0)20
                                                                      7457
                                                                      2020
Catherine Wickman       catherine.wickman@collegehill.com             +44
                                                                      (0)20
                                                                      7457
                                                                      2020
Alexandra Roper         alexandra.roper@collegehill.com               +44
                                                                      (0)20
                                                                      7457
                                                                      2020





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