Salamander Energy PLC (SMDR.L)
30 Jan 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 - Malaysian special-purpose acquisition company, Sona Petroleum Bhd, said on Wednesday it had scrapped plans to buy a stake in two oil and gas blocks from London-listed oil exploration and production firm Salamander Energy Plc in the Gulf of Thailand for $280 million.
* Salamander up after Ophir's offer to buy peer (Adds closing prices)
* Salamander up after Ophir's offer to buy peer (Adds RBS)
(Adds Halliburton, African Minerals, Royal Bank of Canada)
* Offer values Salamander at about 267 mln stg at Thursday's close
* Salamander up after Ophir's offer to buy peer (Adds China cut, miners, comments)
LONDON, Nov 21 - Britain's top share index climbed higher on Friday heading for a fifth straight week of gains, with energy stocks leading the market on speculation that OPEC could agree to output cuts at its meeting next week.
Nov 21 - British oil and gas explorer Ophir Energy Plc offered to buy peer Salamander Energy Plc in an all-stock transaction, the companies said in a joint statement on Friday.
(Adds Glencore, Salamander Energy, Reliance Entertainment)
LONDON, Nov 14 - A consortium led by Spain's Compania Espanola de Petroleos (CEPSA) has proposed a takeover of London-listed oil explorer Salamander Energy.