Result of Annual General MeetingMay 24th, 2011

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, is pleased to report that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held today at 11:00 am all the resolutions outlined in the notice of the meeting dated 27 April 2011 were duly passed.

At the meeting Andrew West, Chairman of Gulfsands, gave a brief summary update of the Company’s exploration and production activities in Syria Block 26 in which he confirmed that all activities are continuing as planned and have continued without interruption during recent months.

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

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