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Nostrum Oil and Gas improves cash position despite weakened oil prices

Nostrum Oil and Gas improves cash position despite weakened oil prices

Fri, 31 October 2014

Nostrum Oil & Gas has surpassed its production target for the first three quarters of 2014, reporting an improved cash position despite weakened oil prices. The independent oil and gas exploration and... [more]

Egdon Resources, Union Jack Oil drop as Leicestershire well plugged

Egdon Resources, Union Jack Oil drop as Leicestershire well plugged

Thu, 30 October 2014

The share prices of oil and gas groups Egdon Resources and Union Jack Oil plummeted on Thursday after an exploration well in the UK has had to be plugged. Egdon, the operator of the Burton on the Wold... [more]

Image Scan signs two-year partnership agreement with Sectus Technologies

Image Scan signs two-year partnership agreement with Sectus Technologies

Wed, 29 October 2014

X-ray system manufacturer Image Scan has signed an initial two-year partnership agreement with Sectus Technologies to distribute Image Scan's portable X-ray security product range throughout Canada, t... [more]

Forum Energy reports 80% jump in nine-month revenue

Forum Energy reports 80% jump in nine-month revenue

Wed, 29 October 2014

Forum Energy has confirmed a report published by its 60.5%-owner, Philex Petroleum, that revenue for the nine months to the end of September rose 79%. The UK incorporated oil and gas exploration and p... [more]

Quartix to float on London's AIM after completing fundraising

Quartix to float on London's AIM after completing fundraising

Wed, 29 October 2014

Quartix Holdings, a vehicle tracking and telematics supplier, will begin trading on London's AIM next Thursday with a market capitalisation of £54.1m after a successful fundraising. The company, which... [more]

Tangiers gains two significant shareholders thanks to capital raising

Wed, 29 October 2014

Two new "significant" shareholders have joined AIM-listed Tangiers Petroleum following its recent capital raising. Donald Jeffrey Smith currently has a total beneficial interest in Tangiers of 22.5m s... [more]

Photonstar warns on revenue, predicts full-year loss

Wed, 29 October 2014

Shares in AIM-listed Photonstar lost a third of their value on Wednesday after warning on revenues and predicting a loss for the year. The group explained that sales of fixed white lighting products f... [more]

Victoria Oil & Gas completes pipe-laying in Douala

Wed, 29 October 2014

Victoria Oil & Gas pleased investors with the news it has successfully laid 678 metres of gas pipe under the Wouri River to the northern Bonaberi shore in Douala, Cameroon's major industrial city. The... [more]

Image Scan partners with Canadian company to expand its market reach

Wed, 29 October 2014

Image Scan, an X-ray imaging manufacturer, has partnered with Sectus Technologies to increase its distribution in Canada, Central and South America. The company expects that the two-year partnership a... [more]

Minco shares soar after sulphide discovery in Canada

Tue, 28 October 2014

Exploration and development company Minco announced a significant sulphide discovery at its project in Buchans, central Newfoundland. The company said it had come across 'multiple intersections of mas... [more]

Oilex's Cambay-77H well set to go on production test

Mon, 27 October 2014

Hydrocarbons producer Oilex reported that production tests are about to begin on its Cambay-77H well at the namesake field. The Australian firm said that a successful completion of the test should ena... [more]

Solgold receives encouraging results from the Cascabel project

Mon, 27 October 2014

Solgold, the South America-focused miner, said it had received encouraging results from the Cascabel copper-gold porphyry project in Ecuador. The firm said drill hole 8 at the site was completed and e... [more]

Bowleven receives approval from Cameroon government for the farm-out of equity interest in the Etinde

Mon, 27 October 2014

Oil and gas producer Bowleven said it has received approval for the farm-out of equity interest in the Etinde prospect from the Cameroon government. The Africa-focused firm also added that it has sign... [more]

Plant Impact increases revenues after investing in Brazilian market

Mon, 27 October 2014

Plant Impact, an agricultural bioscience company, increased its revenues and reduced its losses for the full year after launching its Brazilian subsidiary and improving its European market. The compan... [more]

Mortgage Advice Bureau announces plans to float on AIM

Mon, 27 October 2014

Independent mortgage broker Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) on Monday announced its intention to float on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. The company, which claims to be one of the UK's larg... [more]

Totally Health wins contract to study long-term health conditions

Mon, 27 October 2014

Totally's health subsidiary will undertake a clinical coaching programme focused on the management of long-term conditions. The contract with the NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissio... [more]

Synectics shares slide on H2 profit warning

Mon, 27 October 2014

Shares in AIM-listed Synectics tumbled by nearly a third on Monday morning after the group warned that its profits would be "significantly" below market expectations of £5m for the second half. This w... [more]

Westminster Group's charity launches Ebola crisis appeal in West Africa

Mon, 27 October 2014

Westminster Group Foundation has launched an Ebola crisis appeal in West Africa in order to "try and alleviate some of the suffering caused by the outbreak". The charity is part of Westminster Group, ... [more]

Stellar Resources, Solo Oil and others strike oil near UK's Gatwick Airport

Fri, 24 October 2014

A string of oil companies have struck oil near Gatwick Airport in southern England. The companies, including Stellar Resources, Solo Oil, Regency Mines, UK Oil & Gas Investments, Alba Mineral Resource... [more]

Indian monsoon blows Greenko in right direction

Fri, 24 October 2014

The Indian monsoon helped to keep the wind turbines turning at renewable energy group Greenko in the first half, although it was late in coming. Greenko said the annual monsoon, which usually takes pl... [more]

Baron Oil gets green light for Peru drilling

Thu, 23 October 2014

Latin America-focused Baron Oil hailed a "major breakthrough" as it gained approval for a drilling operation and said one of its blocks was likely to hold more oil than expected. Baron, formerly known... [more]

Zoo Digital trumpets 40% revenue growth in first half

Wed, 22 October 2014

Zoo Digital, the provider of in-the-cloud media software, said revenues in the first half were 40% higher than last year's thanks to strong demand for its video and film subtitling services. A trading... [more]

Plus500 revenues surge on more volatile markets

Wed, 22 October 2014

Trading platform Plus500 saw third quarter revenues increase 23% on the previous quarter and 181% compared to the same period last year thanks to increased market volatility. Revenues of $56m in the q... [more]

Cloudbuy confident after successful trip in the Middle East and Asia Pacific

Tue, 21 October 2014

Cloudbuy gave an update about its "peak performance" tour in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, saying the trip put the company in a position to become "a major player" in the emerging markets.... [more]

ITM Power hails step forward in hydrogen fuel scheme

Tue, 21 October 2014

Energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power has hailed a move paving the way for the roll-out of its hydrogen vehicle re-fuelling stations in Europe. ITM said it had taken delivery of one of the f... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 381.00 4.30 11:40
St James's Place 739.00 3.72 11:40
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 405.00 3.66 11:40
London Stock Exchange Group 2,036.00 3.30 11:40
ARM Holdings 865.00 3.16 11:40

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Randgold Resources Ltd. 3,703.00 -2.01 11:40
Direct Line Insurance Group 275.90 -1.99 11:40
Fresnillo 705.50 -1.54 11:40
Smith & Nephew 1,040.00 -1.33 11:40
BT Group 365.40 -0.68 11:40