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    1. November 24, 2014

      Salamander board approves Ophir takeover offer

      Salamander Energy’s board has approved a takeover offer from Africa-focused Ophir Energy that values the southeast Asian oil...

    2. November 21, 2014

      Salamander set to recommend Ophir offer

      Directors of Salamander Energy are poised to recommend an all-share offer from Ophir Energy that values the southeast Asian...

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    1. November 18, 2014

      Salamander Energy shares fall as Cepsa turns away from bid

      Shares in Salamander Energy fell by over a sixth in value on Tuesday after a consortium led by Spanish oil company Cepsa...

    2. November 14, 2014

      Cepsa proposes £375m Salamander takeover offer

      Salamander Energy has received a proposed offer worth up to 145p a share from a consortium led by Spanish oil company Cepsa...

    3. October 27, 2014

      Salamander Energy shares jump on bid news

      Shares in Salamander Energy jumped on Monday as the southeast Asia-focused oil and gas producer set the clock ticking for...

    4. October 27, 2014

      Ophir in talks to buy Salamander Energy

      Salamander Energy, the southeast Asian focused oil and gas explorer, has confirmed it has had two takeover approaches,...

    5. September 16, 2014

      Pensions body names companies attacked over board packages

      Some of the country’s most high-profile companies have been named in a new report highlighting those persistently facing...

    6. June 26, 2014

      Ophir Energy set back by Gabon well failure

      A third dry exploration well drilled off Gabon has brought to a disappointing end an exploration campaign by Ophir Energy...

    7. May 21, 2014

      Ophir Energy suffers shareholder protest vote over chief’s pay

      Ophir Energy, the Africa-focused oil and gas explorer, has become the latest London-listed company to be hit by a...

    8. May 12, 2014

      UK oil exploration: drill bid?

      During the wet and dreary winter, UK-listed oil exploration companies were unloved. The stocks traded well below net asset...

    9. FT Alphaville

      April 28, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE If the GPIF suit fits… We took a look at Abe’s plan to shake up Japan’s enormous...

    10. April 27, 2014

      Ophir Energy withdraws proposal for Premier merger

      Ophir Energy has withdrawn its proposal to merge its business with Premier Oil after the FTSE 250 rival rejected its...

    11. April 25, 2014

      Ophir lifted by exploration optimism

      Ophir Energy was among Friday’s top performers amid theories of renewed interest in the out-of-favour exploration sector....

    12. March 20, 2014

      Ophir confident of African success despite Gabon dry well

      Ophir Energy placed faith in its largest annual drilling programme this year after the Africa-focused oil explorer said a...

    13. March 19, 2014

      Smiths slides on ‘currency headwinds’ warning

      Corporate news is setting the pace in European stock markets, as investors wait for the outcome of Janet Yellen’s first...

    14. January 2, 2014

      Ophir Energy strikes dry well in Tanzania

      Ophir Energy’s successful run in east Africa came to an abrupt halt after drilling at the oil and gas explorer’s well off...

    15. November 14, 2013

      Ophir Energy: Dar es gas

      Ophir Energy has been fishing for a partner to play alongside it in the alluring waters off east Africa. On Thursday it...

    16. November 14, 2013

      Temasek unit snaps up Africa LNG blocks from Ophir Energy for $1.3bn

      Singapore on Thursday made a bold move to secure supplies of liquefied natural gas for energy-hungry Asian economies after...

    17. October 25, 2013

      Ophir in talks to sell down Tanzanian gas stake

      Shares in Ophir Energy jumped 10 per cent Thursday after the Africa-focused oil and gas group confirmed it was in talks to...

    18. September 30, 2013

      Energy industry sees much promise in Tanzania

      When BP and Shell explored for hydrocarbons along the coast of Tanzania between 1952 and 1964, they found little natural gas...

    19. August 26, 2013

      Ophir Energy: no news is bad news

      It seemed, for a moment, that somebody up there liked Ophir Energy. Less so now. When the London-listed, Africa-focused oil...

    20. August 23, 2013

      Directors’ deals: AGA Rangemaster, Fiske, Frontier IP Group, Ophir Energy

      William McGrath has already cooked up a 25 per cent profit on his March purchase of AGA Rangemaster shares and continued to...

    21. August 20, 2013

      Vedanta subsides after broker puts focus on miner’s debt pile

      Vedanta Resources was among the London market’s sharpest fallers as analysts said the miner needed to do more to tackle its...

    22. August 19, 2013

      Ophir descends on deepwater doubts

      Ophir Energy slipped to an 18-month low as doubts about the deepwater oil explorer’s acreage led investors to shun the...

    23. August 15, 2013

      Drilling setback takes toll on Ophir Energy shares

      Shares in Ophir Energy slipped by close to a fifth on Thursday amid more caution over likely reserves in a key exploration...

    24. May 21, 2013

      ARM lags as FTSE hits highest since 1999

      Arm Holdings was a laggard on Wednesday even as the FTSE 100 hit its highest level since December 1999. A bullish message...

    25. May 8, 2013

      Griffiths Energy eyes London listing and fresh identity

      Canadian oil explorer Griffiths Energy International plans to raise $150m by listing on the London Stock Exchange in a...

    26. beyondbrics

      May 2, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Shell-backed Iraqi $17bn gas project gets under way * Demand jitters take oil price back below $100 * Philippines:...

    27. May 1, 2013

      BG Group and Ophir reveal drilling success off east African coast

      The prospects of Tanzania becoming a significant exporter of natural gas to world markets moved a step closer on Wednesday...

    28. April 16, 2013

      East Africa: Risky business as billions invested in infant industries

      When Mozambique’s prime minister visited Rome last week, he called on the chief executive of Italian state-backed oil major...

    29. April 2, 2013

      ICAP buoyed by Nasdaq’s eSpeed deal

      ICAP was in demand yesterday in response to a bid for one of its main rivals. The interdealer broker added 6.1 per cent to...

    30. March 18, 2013

      Statoil in fresh Tanzania gas find

      Norway’s Statoil said it was teaming up with BG Group of the UK to plan for a $14bn liquefied natural gas facility in...

    31. March 7, 2013

      Gravity makes light work of Afghan oil search

      The jury remains out about whether exhortation this week by the UK’s prime minister can deliver investment from London-based...

    32. beyondbrics

      March 6, 2013

      Further reading: after Chavez

      Wednesday’s picks from the beyondbrics team; why Chavismo is unlikely to die with Chavez; Ophir bets that Tanzania can be...

    33. March 5, 2013

      Ophir shares jump on fundraising plans

      Shares in Ophir Energy rose by more than a 10th on Tuesday amid positive reaction towards plans for raising up to $832m to...

    34. March 5, 2013

      East African gas: Ophir Energy

      Hey, Big Oil – you won’t have Ophir Energy to kick around for much longer. The Africa-focused oil and gas explorer is arming...

    35. March 5, 2013

      Intu faces threat of relegation

      The London market hit a new five-year high yesterday, but Intu Properties was left behind. The group, formerly known as...

    36. March 4, 2013

      Ophir seeks to raise £553m

      Ophir Energy is to raise £553m in a placing and rights issue just a month after Lakshmi Mittal, one of Britain’s richest...

    37. February 7, 2013

      Ophir Energy sale halves Mittal and Och Ziff’s stake

      The sale of a combined 9 per cent stake by two leading shareholders in Ophir Energy knocked nearly a tenth off the share...

    38. February 6, 2013

      Restructuring talk boosts Man Group

      Restructuring talk helped lift Man Group on Wednesday as the London market edged higher for a second day. The hedge fund...

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