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BP Profit Soars to Record $28B, Dividend Increased

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BP on Tuesday reported a record profit of $28 billion for 2022, lifted by the surge in energy prices since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, while boosting its dividend in a sign of confidence as it scaled back plans to reduce oil and gas output by 2030.BP's announcement of a record profit follows similar reports from rivals Shell, Exxon Mobil and Chevron last week.'We are strengthening BP, with our strongest upstream plant reliability on record and our lowest production costs in 16 years…

Shell Posts Record $40 Billion Annual Profit

Feb 02, 2023

Shell delivered a record $40 billion profit in 2022, the energy giant said on Thursday, capping a tumultuous year in which a surge in energy prices after Russia's invasion of Ukraine allowed it to hand shareholders unprecedented returns. The British company's record earnings…

Exxon Banks Record $56B Profit in '22

Jan 31, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp posted a $56 billion net profit for 2022, the company said on Tuesday, taking home about $6.3 million per hour last year, and setting not only a company record but a historic high for the Western oil industry. Oil majors are…

Tullow Oil Ups 2022 Free Cash Flow Outlook, Ghana Tax Looms

Jan 25, 2023

West Africa-focused oil producer Tullow sees its 2022 free cash flow at $267 million, slightly ahead of previous guidance and up from $245 million the previous year, it said in a trading update on Wednesday. It plans to invest $400 million this year…

Bank Funding for Renewables Stagnates vs Oil and Gas

Jan 23, 2023

The share of bank finance going to renewable energy rather than fossil fuels has little changed in six years, raising questions about how fast lenders are pushing energy clients to become greener, according to research published Tuesday.Since 2016 renewable energy has taken 7% of a total $2…

Vessel Conversions Gaining Favor in US Offshore Wind

Jan 23, 2023

With the creation of a full-fledged U.S. offshore wind industry undoubtedly comes many opportunities for those that own, operate, build and service relevant vessels as developers work toward the nation’s goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030…

Big Oil's Good Times Set to Roll on After Record 2022 Profits

Jan 17, 2023

The West's top energy firms are expected to rake in a combined record profit of $200 billion from a turbulent 2022 marked by huge volatility in oil and gas prices after Russia's invasion of Ukraine with buoyant earnings likely to roll through 2023…

Pemex's Environmental Record Puts Funding in Jeopardy

Dec 27, 2022

Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said it has been falling behind in a global race to transition from fossil to renewable energy sources, and that stricter demands from environmentally conscious investors pose a threat. Investors…

HSBC to Stop Funding New Oil Field Projects

Dec 14, 2022

HSBC will no longer provide new lending or capital markets finance for new oil and gas fields, the British bank said on Wednesday, as part of a wider update to its energy policy. The bank said it will continue funding natural gas projects for now…

Canada's Cenovus Forecasts 21% increase in 2023 Capital Spending

Dec 07, 2022

Canada's Cenovus Energy CVE.TO on Tuesday forecast higher capital expenditure and production in 2023, and said its natural gas business could grow by as much as 25% in coming years due to higher prices. The Calgary-based oil and gas producer…

Malaysia's Petronas Posts Q3 Profit, Warns of Continuing Market Volatility

Nov 30, 2022

Malaysia's state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, on Wednesday posted a near doubling of its third quarter profit and warned of continuing volatility in oil and gas prices. The company reported a profit of 30.8 billion ringgit in the July-September period…

Shell to 'Evaluate' 25B Pound UK Investments after Windfall Tax

Nov 22, 2022

Shell said on Monday it will evaluate plans to spend up to 25 billion pounds in Britain over the next decade following the government's decision to increase a windfall tax on oil and gas producers.'We're going to have to evaluate each project on a case by case basis…

Seadrill Starts Trading on Oslo Stock Exchange

Nov 17, 2022

Offshore drilling company Seadrill on Thursday started trading on the main list of the Oslo Stock Exchange, having uplisted from Euronext Expand. Also, back in October, Seadrill Limited also received approval to relist its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)…

Norway's Oil & Gas Firms Raise Investment Forecasts

Nov 17, 2022

Norway's oil and gas firms have raised their investment forecasts for 2022 and 2023 as more development plans are being made, a national statistics office (SSB) survey showed on Thursday. The country's biggest business sector now expects to invest 175…

BP Says It Is Paying More Tax as it Profit Increases

Nov 16, 2022

BP is paying more tax as it is making more profit, its UK head Louise Kingham told the Reuters Energy Transition Europe 2022 event on Wednesday.'It's right that (the government) should think about how they protect the most vulnerable and taxation is not for companies to determine…

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