Holding in Company

July 17, 2007

PetroNeft Resources plc ("PetroNeft" or the "Company")




The Company received a notification on 16 July 2007 from JP Morgan Chase & Co. stating that JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited holds 7,500,000 ordinary shares of €0.01 each in the share capital of the Company, representing 3.91 per cent of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.




Nick Elwes/Paddy Blewer, College Hill

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