Holding in Company

August 18, 2008

RNS Number: 5120B
Petroneft Resources PLC

PetroNeft Resources plc (the "Company")

Holding in Company

The Company received a notification on 15 August 2008 from Arawak Energy plc stating that it has interest in 10,101,010 ordinary shares which represents 4.46% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.


This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of the Irish Stock Exchange.

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