Oil and gas company SDX Energy on Friday confirmed that a production test has successfully been completed at its SD-3X appraisal well at South Disouq, Egypt.
News that Beijing and Washington were moving openly to restart trade talks and that Chinese officials were reining in the ability of the nation's banks to facilitate short-selling the yuan buoyed the commodities complex on Thursday.
Prospects of industrial action in South Africa could make speculation in platinum worthwhile, suggested stockbroker Shore Capital on Friday.
Oil and gas production and development company Eland Oil & Gas on Thursday successfully completed its Opuama-10 well in Nigeria and will be handing over to the field production team imminently.
A mix of US dollar strength, weak Chinese data and worries that the Turkish currency crisis might have a 'knock-on' effect on growth in other emerging markets saw a wave of selling hit markets, leaving Bloomberg's commodity index just off a fresh 52-week low.
US crude oil inventories rose last week as net imports recovered and domestic output continued climbing higher.
British independent oil and gas company Savannah Petroleum on Wednesday made a new oil discovery through its Eridal-1 exploration well in the Agadem Rift Basin, South East Niger.
Cadence Minerals on Wednesday reported that investee company Auroch Minerals accelerated its drilling programme with the start of works at its Bonaventura base metals project in South Australia.
Touchstone Exploration on Tuesday reported that it will follow the strong production growth of the first half of the year with drilling campaigns before the start of next year.
Commodities saw almost across-the-board declines at the start of the week, with oil futures weighed down by further gains in the US dollar, predictions for increased supplies and a jump in the US oil rig count.
Scotgold Resources on Monday told investors that despite delays, "significant advancement" has been made in the permitting process of its Cononish Gold and Silver Mine, near Loch Lomond in Scotland.
Premier African Minerals on Monday received positive feedback from the Zimbabwean government regarding the firm’s proposal to increase its holding in RHA Tungsten to 90%.
Oil and gas investment company Reabold Resources on Monday confirmed that work is scheduled to commence this week on a California oil licence in which it has an option to invest.
Gold miner Avesoro Resources on Monday swung to a pretax profit for the first half of the year after the firm’s production and sales increased threefold compared to last year.
Pathfinder Minerals’ shares stormed on Friday after it appointed Simon Farrell and Scott Richardson Brown as non-executive co-chairman and non-executive director respectively in a slew of board changes.
Commodity prices slipped on Thursday, amid slight losses in the energy complex, with trading in the main metals contracts mixed.
West Texas Intermediate hit the skids following the release of unexpectedly bearish inventory data in the States and amid concerns that gasoline demand was already slowing.
Great Western Mining saw its share price plummet by over 50% on Wednesday after recording no significant gold, copper or trace element geochemistry in the first batch of samples from its latest digging in Nevada.
Independent oil and gas company Faroe Petroleum on Wednesday narrowed its annual production expectations after bringing all wells back online following a busy maintenance schedule in the first half of the year.