Have shorters had a field day with Toople? (TOOP)

Investors in UK telecoms provider Toople (LSE:TOOP) have endured something of a rollercoaster ride recently, with shares soaring by around 300pc to nearly 1p before falling to their current 0.35p over a matter of days. A “major contract win”, followed by some extraordinary volume and then a heavily discounted placing is the sort of thing…

CORRECTED – Chariot Oil & Gas – Farm-out or placing?

****UPDATE – In our original piece we incorrectly quoted CEO Larry Bottomley from yesterday’s shareholder call. The original budget estimate for Prospect S remains at $20m-$25m, of which Chariot’s share is 65%. We have edited the piece below to reflect this. The remaining analysis still stands**** Chariot Oil and Gas (LSE:CHAR) is currently sitting at 8.5p…

Thinking big: Touchstone Exploration’s Baay discusses the ‘world-class potential’ on offer at Trinidad’s Ortoire block (TXP)

Thanks to an accelerated drilling campaign across its assets in Trinidad, oil & gas firm Touchstone Exploration (LSE:TXP) has soared by nearly 40pc this year to sit at its current 18p. With the business holding a c.£8m cash balance as it reaches profitability and plans to continue boosting its output next year, investors are getting plenty…