Fresh Falklands oil discovery

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es in Rockhopper and Desire rose by 11 and 2.04 per cent respectively yesterday after the firms struck oil and gas in the North Falklands. Rockhopper, which owns a 60 per cent stake in the well, said hyrdocarbons had been found at four sites. Chief exec Sam Moody said: “This fantastic result from our most aggressive well of the campaign will further increase our minimum estimates of oil in place for Sea Lion and Casper.”