18th Jun '13


Occupation: Private Investor

Interests: Derivatives, Economics, Emerging Markets, Oil, Stocks

Location: London

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Here are my notes from this morning's AGM for Serica Energy (LON:SQZ) . First, the Chairman's statement was memorable not just for its length (it took 30 minutes to read out) but for its depth. I urge anyone who is interested in the trials of running a small E&P, especially one with assets in the North Sea, to take the time to read it in…

Out at 6.16pm before a bank holiday weekend ... lots of time to take in the full horrors of massive dilution: Oil and Gas (AIM: MOG) is pleased haha to announce a proposed capital reorganisation featuring a fundraising of £20 million through the issuance of New Ordinary Shares at 6p each, ouch last traded price today was 14.55p settlement of its bank facility and conversion…

Serica Energy (LON:SQZ)  is listed on Toronto and Aim, both with a ticker of SQZ (ISA-able). With shares of c. 177 million, it has a market cap at 38p : £67m. The website is and the AGM presentation (June 2010) is here. Serica had a lot of bad luck with the drill bit in 2010. Starting the year with the share price around 55p,…

As marben has declared the BP crisis play thread closed, here is a new one... To kick off, there will be a press conference at pm today on a BP / Rosneft share swap deal: BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) is poised to unveil a share swap agreement with OAO Rosneft, the state-controlled Russian oil firm, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal…

This is the thread for 2011. Sept09-Dec10 are covered on this thread which is now closed.  This thread is just an archive of results - for discussion please post on on of the other Tullow threads: Ghana, Uganda, others Updated for March Enyenra-2A success - a huge result.  For 2011 program, see Trading Statement and Ops Update, Jan 2011  If anyone sees any corrections or…

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excellent landing page - I hadn't seen that before - very useful

FWIW SRT held on Open Day at their AGM last year - I was unable to make that but am hoping to go this year

out of curiosity, why do you need both Stockopedia and Sharelockholmes?

Some of the spammy links have re-appeared! Obviously not a mistake...

what on earth has this company got to do with the 'related companies and topics'? Tower? Aminex? Gold Mining and Growth investing FFS? Putting all this stuff is just spamming. nb pleased to say the post has just been edited to remove the spammy links - perhaps it was just a mistake!

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