Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm Wood has announced multi-million pound cost savings and an increased renewable energy contracts since the start of 2020.
Nighthawk Energy said its revenue for 2015 are likely to be "significantly higher" than market expectations, despite production dropping from the previous year.
Tullow Oil said it expects a revenue of $1.6billion, gross profit of $600m and operating cash flow of $1bn for 2015.
A buoyant Christmas trading update from fashion chain Next ensured a solid session for retailers today as the wider market also climbed further past the 6,000 mark.
Premier Oil chief executive Simon Lockett said yesterday he was looking forward to increased exploration by the firm in the next 12 months, including in the North Sea.