Victoria Oil and Gas has seen profits surge as production at its Logaba gas field in Cameroon kicks in.
Oil explorer Borders & Southern said today it had suffered a "disappointing result" in the Falklands after failing to find a commercial discovery in its latest exploration well in the region.
Dong Energy plans to drill a deepwater exploration well 50 miles north-west of Shetland.
Total has suspended drilling operations on two rigs in the North Sea so they can be used in a major operation to help stop the Elgin platform gas leak.
Sunday: Total launches an emergency evacuation of about 200 staff from the Elgin/Franklin platforms and the Rowan Viking drilling rig after gas is found to be leaking following a "well control problem". Initially 27 workers are left but all are later evacuated. A three-mile no-fly zone is put in place around the platforms.
OIL giant Total has confirmed that a major gas leak on one of its North Sea platforms could go on for months and admitted there is a risk of explosion.
UK oil and gas explorer Hurricane Exploration said today it had found light oil and gas condensate in its west of Shetland Whirlwind well.