Source - SMW
Falkland Oil and Gas (LON:FOGL) shares rose by 15.98% after it revealed its was close to finalising a rig contract for its deep water exploration programme.

Caspian Holdings (LON:CSH) was the second strongest performer in the sector in late afternoon trading with its shares up 14.29%

Ascent Resources (LON:AST) and Ithaca Energy (LON:IAE) saw gains of 4.88% and 4.71% respectively.

The biggest falls were at Txo (LON:TXO), President Petroleum (LON:PPC) and Serica Energy (LON:SQZ) - down 14.29%; 13.55% and 13.16% respectively. 


 
At 4:00pm:

(LON:AST) Ascent Resources share price was +0.26p at 5.38p

(LON:AUR) Aurum Mining share price was 0p at 4.25p

(LON:BOR)  share price was -0.37p at 61.88p

(LON:CHAR)  share price was -0.75p at 260.25p

(LON:CSH) Caspian Holdings share price was +0.08p at 0.6p

(LON:DES) Desire Petroleum share price was -0.37p at 36.88p

(LON:DGO) Dragon Oil share price was +16p at 602p

(LON:ENQ)  share price was -0.55p at 136.95p

(LON:FOGL) Falkland Oil and Gas Limited share price was +12.88p at 91.88p

(LON:GKP) Gulf Keystone Petroleum share price was +1.88p at 151.88p

(LON:GPX)  share price was -4.87p at 288.13p

(LON:IAE)  share price was +7.25p at 161.25p

(LON:INDI)  share price was +16p at 750.75p

(LON:PET) Petrel Resources share price was -0.12p at 18.63p

(LON:PPC)  share price was -5.25p at 33.5p

(LON:RKH)  share price was +4.63p at 248.63p

(LON:RPT) Regal Petroleum share price was 0p at 49.5p

(LON:XEL)  share price was -6.75p at 338p