The Alternative Investment Market rose 1.17 points or 0.14 percent to 825.85 points on Friday,  up from a Thursday close of 824.36. The exchange reached an intraday high of 827.22 points, and a low of 824.25 points.

Sefton Resources (LSE:SER) rose 28.57 percent or GBP0.06 on Friday to trade at GBP0.22. Based in the British Virgin Islands, the company produces oil and gas through its wholly owned subsidiaries TEG Oil & Gas USA Inc. and TEG MidContinent Inc.

Falcon Oil and Gas (LSE:FOG) gained 27.54 percent or GBP3.03 to trade at GBP11.00. Based in Ireland, Falcon is focused on acquiring, exploring and developing large projects of unconventional and conventional oil and gas resources in economically and politically stable countries.

On the other side of the AIM today, Black Mountain Resources (LSE:BMZ) lost 19.05 percent or GBP0.40 to trade at GBP2.12. The company focuses on silver, and has interest in projects with historic resources that host previously operating mines, namely in the US.