Production jump at Dragon Oil

■ Aim-listed Dragon Oil yesterday announced a 13 per cent increase in production over the third quarter to 69,600 barrels of oil per day, up from 61,500 barrels last year. Over the three months to September, three wells were put into production. Around $91m (£57m) was spent on infrastructure and drilling over the period. The producer sold 2.8m barrels of crude oil over the period, up four per cent year on year, and it reiterated its guidance of an average production growth rate of between 10 and 15 per cent a year until 2015.