Notification Of Major Interest In SharesFebruary 4th, 2013

For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:ii
Gulfsands Petroleum PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights x
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:iii
Codelouf Ltd
4. Full name of shareholder(s) 
 (if different from 3.):iv
UBS – Lynchwood Nominees
JP Morgan
Credit Suisse — Nominee account
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
31 January 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 1 February 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:vi, vii
Gone above 3%
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix
Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the ISIN CODE
Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number
of
Shares
Number
of
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
Number of voting
rights
% of voting rights x
 Direct Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
GB00B06VGC01 3,548,116 3.01%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date xiii
Exercise/
Conversion Period xiv
Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
% of voting
rights
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise price Expiration date xvii Exercise/
Conversion period xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights XIX, XX
Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,548,116 3.01%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:
13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: Nic Poole
15. Contact telephone number: +27 795 260 928

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer

Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name 
(including legal form of legal entities)
Codelouf Limited
Contact address 
(registered office for legal entities)
13-14 Esplanade, St Helier Jersey, JE1 1BD, Channel Islands
Phone number & email
+44 7803 176 213 nic@camomille.sg
Other useful information 
(at least legal representative for legal persons)
Nicolas Poole (director)
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name
Nicolas Poole
Contact address
55 Mount Row, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1NU
Phone number & email
+44 7803 176 213, nic@camomille.sg
Other useful information
(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)
Director
C: Additional information

 

For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.