Announcement of Preliminary Results for 2011February 10th, 2012

Gulfsands Petroleum plc (“Gulfsands”, the “Group” or the “Company” – AIM : GPX), the oil and gas production, exploration and development company with activities in Syria, Iraq, Tunisia, Italy and the USA will be announcing its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2011 at 7.00 am on Tuesday 3 April 2012.

For more information please contact:

Gulfsands Petroleum (London)
+44 (0)20 7434 6060
Richard Malcolm, Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Rose, Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth Judge, Director: Corporate Development & Communications

Buchanan (London)
+44 (0)20 7466 5000
Bobby Morse
Ben Romney
Helen Chan

RBC Capital Markets (London)
+44 (0)20 7653 4000
Josh Critchley
Matthew Coakes
Tim Chapman