2012-10-01

TR-1 Notification of Major Interest in Shares

1 October 2012

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For filings with the FSA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
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TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES(i) 
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1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of Tethys Petroleum Limited existing shares to which voting rights are attached:(ii)
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2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
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An acquisition or disposal of voting rights 
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An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
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An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
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An event changing the breakdown of voting rights 
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Other (please specify): Due to a company reorganization, Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC") and Capital Group International, Inc. ("CGII") will no report relevant holdings under management separately.
Instead the relevant holdings under management by X CRMC and CGII will be reported in aggregate by The Capital Group Companies, Inc ("CGC"). It is solely for this reason (and not as a result of any additional acquisition or disposal) that CGC is reporting this aggregated holding.
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3. Full name of person(s) subject to the The Capital Group Companies, Inc. notification obligation:(iii)
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4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) :(iv)
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:  
- Capital Research and Management Company (22,184,037 shares) 
- SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc 
- American Funds Insurance Series Global Small Capitalization Fund
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5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: (v) 
3 September 2012
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6. Date on which issuer notified: 
27 September 2012
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7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Above 5%
(vi,vii) 
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8. Notified details:
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A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii,ix)
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Class/type of          Situation previous        Resulting situation after 
shares                 to the triggering         the triggering transaction
Ordinary               transaction
if possible using      -----------------------------------------------------
the ISIN CODE
                Number     Number     Number       Number       % of voting 
KYG876361091    of         of         of shares    of voting    rights 
                Shares     Voting                  rights
                           Rights (x) ---------------------------------------
                              Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
                                                (xi)    (xii)
              22,184,037 22,184,037 22,184,037       22,184,037      7.7375%
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B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
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Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
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Type of    Expiration     Exercise/     Number of voting       % of voting
financial  date (xiii)    Conversion    rights that may be     rights
instrument                Period (xiv)  acquired if the
                                        instrument is
                                        exercised/converted
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N/A        N/A              N/A         N/A                     N/A
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C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments(xv,xvi)
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Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
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Type of     Exercise  Expiration  Exercise/   Number of         % of voting  
financial   price     date(xvii)  Conversion  voting rights     rights
instrument                        period      instrument                           
                                  (xviii)     refers to         (xix,xx)
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N/A         N/A        N/A        N/A          N/A              Nominal Delta

                                                                N/A     N/A
Total (A+B+C) 
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Number of voting rights                           Percentage of voting rights
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22,184,037                                         7.7375%
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9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:(xxi)
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Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:
- Capital Research and Management Company (22,184,037 shares)
- SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc
- American Funds Insurance Series Global Small Capitalization Fund
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Proxy Voting:
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10. Name of the proxy holder: 
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11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 
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12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 
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13. Additional information: 
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14. Contact name: 
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15. Contact telephone number:
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