Australia's Roc Oil shares jump 8 pct on new takeover bidder

SYDNEY, July 11 Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:17pm EDT

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SYDNEY, July 11 (Reuters) - Shares in Australia's Roc Oil Ltd soared as much as 8 percent to near 2-week highs on Friday after receiving a second takeover offer from an undisclosed source.

The company also noted media speculation and confirmed that Cliq Energy is not involved.

Shares in the company had jumped 7.1 percent to A$0.605 by 0013 GMT. (Reporting by Thuy Ong; Editing by Paul Tait)