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Xcite Energy’s shares suffer 4.5% fall


Sluggish economic data from the world's biggest economy offset gains by buoyant banking stocks today, sending the FTSE 100 Index into the red and continuing a turbulent performance by the top tier.

Oil & Gas

Aiming to double


International oil and gas logistics company Asco was sold in November to private equity firm Doughty Hanson in a deal believed to be worth up to £250million.

Oil & Gas

Centrica bids to woo shareholders


British and Scottish Gas parent Centrica will this week attempt to win over more major shareholders of Venture Production to its hostile £1.3billion cash takeover bid for the oil and gas operator which has its HQ in Aberdeen.