Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 0258F
Regal Petroleum PLC
03 October 2008

Regal Petroleum Plc

("Regal" or "the Company")

Statement Re: Press Speculation

In response to press speculation this morning regarding a possible approach by Royal Dutch Shell plc to acquire Regal, the Company confirms that no such approach has been received.


For further information, please contact:

Regal Petroleum plc

David J Greer, CEO

Robert Wilde, CFO

Tel: 020 7408 9500

Strand  Partners

Simon Raggett

Tel: 020 7409 3494

Mirabaud Securities

Peter Krens / Pav Sanghera

Tel: 020 7878 3362

Citigate Dewe Rogerson

Martin Jackson

George Cazenove

Tel: 020 7638 9571

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