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Serica Energy PLC: Share Purchase by Directors

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/15/14 -- Serica Energy PLC (TSX: SQZ) (LSE: SQZ)

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 6,924 shares on 14 July 2014, as follows:

Christopher Hearne (Finance Director) acquired 3,462 ordinary shares at an average price of 13 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 1,112,493 shares representing 0.44 % of the voting rights;

Mitchell Flegg (Chief Operating Officer) acquired 3,462 ordinary shares at an average price of 13 pence per share taking his total beneficial shareholding to 362,340 shares representing 0.14% of the voting rights.

The Company has 250,179,040 shares issued and outstanding.

15 July 2014

Serica Energy plc
Tony Craven Walker,  [email protected] +44 (0)20 7487 7300
Chairman & Interim
CEO
Mitch Flegg, COO     [email protected]       +44 (0)20 7487 7300
Chris Hearne, CFO    [email protected]      +44 (0)20 7487 7300
Peel Hunt
Richard Crichton     [email protected]       +44 (0)20 7418 8900
Charles Batten       [email protected]         +44 (0)20 7418 8900
RBC Capital Markets
Matthew Coakes       [email protected]            +44 (0)20 7653 4000
Daniel Conti         [email protected]              +44 (0)20 7653 4000
Instinctif Partners
David Simonson       [email protected]       +44 (0)20 7457 2020
Catherine Wickman    [email protected]    +44 (0)20 7457 2020

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