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  1. April 13, 2014

    Crawshaws’ pigs are flying high

    The stock market remains enthralled with discount retailers, especially if they have a big online presence. Consumers show...

  2. January 11, 2012

    Money well runs dry for small oil explorers

    Oil prices continue to ride high above $100 a barrel. Yet, odd as it may seem, increasing numbers of London-listed...

  1. October 12, 2011

    Rockhopper and Desire strike Falklands oil deal

    A reshuffling of oil licence interests between companies prospecting off the Falkland Islands helped lift the share prices...

  2. September 13, 2011

    Cairn falls as Arctic well fails to find oil

    Shares in Cairn Energy fell by as much as 10 per cent on Tuesday after it said that a key well off Greenland had failed to...

  3. August 24, 2011

    Tullow downgrades production on record profits

    Tullow Oil, the FTSE 100 upstream oil company, has downgraded full-year production on the back of record interim profits....

  4. August 15, 2011

    Rockhopper raises Falklands oil estimate

    Rockhopper Exploration, the oil explorer focused on the Falklands Islands, has more than doubled its oil estimates on its...

  5. July 26, 2011

    High oil price lifts BG Group

    Soaring oil and natural gas prices helped BG Group shrug off the recent North Sea tax increase, as the energy group plans to...

  6. June 27, 2011

    Small caps: Rockhopper profits taken

    Shares in Rockhopper Exploration traded in a wide arc on Monday as investors booked profits after a positive update on its...

  7. May 26, 2011

    Tullow pays $305m for Jubilee stake

    Tullow Oil has agreed to pay $305m to increase its shareholding in Ghana’s giant Jubilee offshore oil field to 36.5 per...

  8. March 30, 2011

    Footsie nears 6,000 with Centrica rising

    Centrica was in demand as the FTSE 100 pushed on towards the 6,000 level. The British Gas owner rose 2.5 per cent to 330.7p...

  9. November 2, 2010

    PartyGaming held back by Bwin concerns

    Upbeat earnings news helped lift the FTSE 100 back to a six-month high on Tuesday but the rally left PartyGaming behind....

  10. October 26, 2010

    Cairn Energy suffers blow to Arctic drilling

    Cairn Energy, the FTSE 100 oil and gas explorer, has written off $185m (£118m) in costs after abandoning two wells and...

  11. October 26, 2010

    Explorers endure bumpy ride for Falklands oil

    When Rockhopper, the Aim-quoted Falklands oil explorer, this month reduced estimates of its showpiece Sea Lion well, the...

  12. FT Alphaville

    August 23, 2010

    The price of oiler realpolitik

    Here’s an AIM-listed enigma to ponder on Monday. Life is looking rather good if you’re a London-listed oil mid-cap at the...

  13. July 26, 2010

    Ghana’s Owo oil find lifts Tullow

    UK-listed Tullow Oil on Monday announced an oil discovery in Ghana potentially as valuable as the Jubilee field that helped...

  14. June 29, 2010

    North Sea oil find lifts groups

    Shares in a number of UK oil companies surged yesterday after they announced what could be the largest discovery of North...

  15. June 29, 2010

    North Sea oil find lifts groups

    Shares in a number of UK oil companies surged on Monday after they announced what could be the largest discovery of North...

  16. June 16, 2010

    Oscars vs footy

    Thomson Reuters deputy co-chairman Niall FitzGerald commended the Guildhall audience at the Extel awards - the City's Oscars...

  17. June 5, 2010

    Rockhopper jumps after Falklands oil upgrade

    Shares in Rockhopper, the first oil explorer to find oil on the Falkland Islands, jumped almost 33 per cent after it...

  18. June 4, 2010

    Rockhopper jumps after Falklands oil upgrade

    Shares in Rockhopper, the first oil explorer to find oil on the Falkland Islands, jumped almost 33 per cent after it...

  19. May 11, 2010

    Rockhopper jumps 50%

    Rockhopper Exploration continued its remarkable run, rising 51 per cent to 219p after another update from its Sea Lion well...

  20. May 7, 2010

    Rockhopper first to find oil in Falklands

    A UK oil explorer has made the first discovery of oil in the Falkland Islands, threatening to reignite a diplomatic dispute...

  21. May 7, 2010

    Oil explorers head higher

    Rockhopper Exploration was the stand out performer among small-cap stocks yesterday. Its shares surged 153 per cent to 93½p...

  22. May 6, 2010

    Rockhopper finds oil in Falklands

    The recent drilling campaign off the Falklands has been attacked by Argentina as a violation of its sovereignty A UK oil...

  23. March 18, 2010

    Salamander eyes expansion

    Salamander Energy, the Asia-focused oil explorer, launched a $100m convertible bond to fund further expansion in the region...

  24. March 5, 2010

    Precision research and strong, independent team is recipe for success

    Founded just eight years ago by a group of bankers, brokers and analysts from various large investment banks, Oriel...

  25. FT Alphaville

    December 2, 2009

    Gotcha! - the Falkland Oilands revisited

    Right, here’s something to strike fear into the hearts of those ‘sharks‘ hoarding oil off the coast of Great Britain. The UK...

  26. August 14, 2009

    Share Watch: Kiotech

    Kiotech International is an Aim minnow swimming against the recessionary tide. The company has a market capitalisation of...

  27. July 24, 2009

    Europe's households build finances on firmer foundations

    Europe's households are considerably better protected from the ravages of the financial crisis than its banks, with a...

  28. July 23, 2009

    Europe house finances on firm foundations

    Europe’s households are considerably better protected from the ravages of the financial crisis than its banks, with a...

  29. July 9, 2009

    Booker cash

    Booker directors have cashed in, selling a total of 23m shares and raising more than £8m after exercising their options....

  30. June 6, 2009

    Youthful rhythms persist for life

    From Prof Richard Rose. Sir, Regarding Andrew Clark’s article, “Key changes” (May 30), about how the definition of the...

  31. June 11, 2008

    Tullow sells majority stake in Hewett Unit

    Tullow Oil, the FTSE 100-listed oil and gas company that struck it big in Africa, moved towards debt-free status yesterday...

  32. June 10, 2008

    Tullow raises £210m from North Sea sale

    Tullow Oil moved towards completion of its North Sea portfolio reshuffle on Tuesday, announcing the planned sale of its...

  33. June 3, 2008

    Imperial gushes as Russian well starts flowing

    Shares in Imperial Energyrecovered ground lost since the oil explorer announced plans for a $600m (£305m) rights issue two...

  34. May 13, 2008

    Fresh oil find buoys Dana

    News of a second North Sea oil discovery in three weeks boosted shares in Dana Petroleum. High quality oil was found on the...

  35. April 23, 2008

    North Sea oil find starts Dana gushing

    Shares in Dana Petroleum rose 17.4 per cent after the company said it had struck oil in the North Sea, a discovery that...

  36. April 2, 2008

    Imperial hit as debt plan fails

    Shares in Imperial Energy lost more than a quarter of their value on Wednesday after the mid-cap UK-listed oil explorer said...

  37. January 21, 2008

    Imperial eyes oil services float

    Imperial Energy has announced ambitious new targets of how much oil it expects to produce by the end of the decade and...

  38. January 5, 2008

    Cairn powers on after Bangladesh well failure

    Cairn Energy has brushed aside the disappointment of its failure to hit commercial gas reserves from a well off the coast of...

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