Rose Petroleum plc

Issue of Equity

4-July-2014

Issue of Equity

Rose Petroleum plc (AIM Ticker: ROSE) announces that following a rounding error in the Company's recent placing, further details of which can be found in the Company's announcement on 20 June 2014, it has issued one ordinary share of 0.1p at a price of 1.5p (the "New Share"). It is anticipated that the New Share will be admitted to trading on AIM on or about 7 July 2014 ("Admission").

Following Admission, the total number of ordinary shares and voting rights in the Company on Admission will be 1,306,006,981 ordinary shares of 0.1p each. The Company does not hold any shares in treasury.

The above figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.