Ithaca Energy profits up 55% to £87m
Aberdeen-based oil and gas explorer Ithaca Energy has reported a 55% increase in profits to £87m ($145m).
The company said the figure for last year was up from £56m in 2012.
Ithaca said it had made "significant progress" on its Stella field development in the North Sea.
Chief executive officer Les Thomas said: "We continue to look for new North Sea opportunities to drive additional longer-term shareholder value."