Delek Group is one of a string of North Sea newcomers targeting the ageing basin in the wake of the oil price crash.
Aminex posted loss of $2,45million for the first half the year.
Ophir Energy today said it would capitalise on the low cost environment by restarting its drilling campaign.
Amid the most enduring global oil glut in decades, two OPEC crude producers whose supplies have been crushed by domestic conflicts are preparing to add hundreds of thousands of barrels to world markets within weeks.
Even as speculation builds over whether OPEC will clinch an output deal with Russia this month, their negotiations are already paying off.
Oil held its advance after the longest run of gains in more than a year as U.S. crude and gasoline stockpiles declined, easing an overhang of supplies that are at the highest seasonal level in at least two decades.
The oil price drop has been severe, with a profound effect on the industry. Almost every business is reassessing how it operates and looking for ways to respond – cutting costs and discretionary capex, all the while enhancing production volumes to keep their head above water.
President Energy has kick-started drilling operations in Argentina and Louisiana.
Oil declined following a failed coup in Turkey as shipments continued through the vital conduit from Russia and Iraq to the Mediterranean Sea.