Ophir Energy Plc OPHR Holding(s) in Company

  Ophir Energy Plc (OPHR) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 2811R
Ophir Energy Plc
16 November 2012

For filings with the FSA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are                 Ophir Energy PLC
attached:  ^ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                              X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which
may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which
voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to
the                                          The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                     See 9 below
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date
on                                                             7 November 2012
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                             13 November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed                                        13%
reached: ^vi, vii                                        

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type   Situation previous    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
of           to the triggering
shares       transaction

if possible  Number     Number     Number              Number of voting  % of voting
using        of         of         of shares           rights            rights ^x
the ISIN     Shares     Voting     Direct   Indirect   Direct Indirect   Direct Indirect
CODE                    Rights                         ^xi    ^xii
Common stock           
GB00B24CT194                                52,074,532        52,074,532        13.021%
             50,274,532 50,274,532
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial  Expiration Exercise/              Number of voting % of voting
instrument         date ^xiii Conversion Period ^xiv rights that may  rights
                                                     acquired if the
                                                     instrument is
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of       Exercise Expiration  Exercise/       Number of      % of voting rights
financial     price    date ^xvii  Conversion      voting rights  ^xix, xx
instrument                         period ^xviii   instrument
                                                   refers to      

                                                                  Nominal    Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                     Percentage of voting rights
52,074,532                                  13.021%

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

The Capital Group Companies, Inc ("CGC") is the parent company of Capital
Research and Management Company ("CRMC"), a US-based investment management
company that manages the American Funds family of mutual funds. Neither CGC
nor CRMC owns shares in Ophir Energy plc for its own account, rather the
shares reported on this notification are owned by the following accounts which
are under the discretionary investment management of CRMC:

· 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:                                           Christopher Aquino
15. Contact telephone number:                                  +1 213 615 0469

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