Providence Resources P.l.c. (LON:PVR) shot up 12.6% on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 14.95 ($0.19) and last traded at GBX 14.95 ($0.19). 3,318,472 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 317% from the average session volume of 795,075 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 13.28 ($0.17).

About Providence Resources (LON:PVR)

Providence Resources Plc engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, and production of oil and gas properties located offshore the Island of Ireland. It operates in two segments, UK Exploration Assets and Republic of Ireland Exploration Assets. The company's exploration assets are located in the Celticsea Basin, Kish Bank Basin, Northern and Southern Porcupine Basin, Goban Spur Basin, and St George's Channel Basin.

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