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Ghana's Pecan Field Approval Seen by Q3

May 10, 2019

Aker ASA expects Ghanaian authorities to approve a revised $4.4 billion development plan for the offshore Pecan oilfield by the end of the third quarter of 2019, the Norwegian investment firm's chief executive told Reuters on Friday.The company…

Gumusut-Kakap to Shut for Maintenance

May 09, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell plans to carry out maintenance at an oilfield offshore Sabah in eastern Malaysia, reducing the volume of Kimanis crude exports in July, four sources said on Thursday.Kimanis is Malaysia's largest export grade and the drop in shipments is expected to tighten Asian crude supplies…

From KPMG: Visions of Cheese

May 08, 2019

Whilst we are seeing a clear uptick in activity and the UK oil and gas industry is certainly on the way up again, the industry must continue to move forward. However, under current market conditions, how can companies capitalize on change whilst remaining stable and sustainable and…

Okea Eyes Listing by Mid-2019

May 07, 2019

Norwegian oil company Okea AS said on Tuesday it was planning an initial public offering by mid-2019, in a bid to raise funds to finance further expansions.The company, which is partly owned by Thailand's Bangchak Corporation and private equity firm Seacrest Capital…

OGNC Picks Bumi JV for FPSO Contract

May 06, 2019

India's state-owned oil company Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has given a Notification of Award for for the US$2.1 billion charter and operations of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. The FPSO is due to be…

Oxy Would Sell Anadarko’s Africa Assets to Total

May 05, 2019

France's Total SA said on Sunday it has agreed with Occidental Petroleum Corp to acquire the African assets of Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $8.8 billion, should the two U.S. oil and gas companies clinch a deal to combine.The agreement with Total…

Equinor Q1 Beats Forecast

May 03, 2019

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor reported on Friday a small fall in quarterly operating profit, beating forecasts, and said its giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield in the North Sea remains on track to start production in November.Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)…

Shell Outperforms Rivals in Q1

May 02, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell reported on Thursday a small drop in first quarter profit to $5.4 billion, but still easily beat forecasts, helped by stronger trading and liquefied natural gas earnings.Shell's results outshone those of rivals Exxon Mobil…

Gambia Inks Oil Exploration Deal with BP

Apr 30, 2019

BP has signed a deal to explore for oil and gas off Gambia's coast in a potential economic boon for the tiny West African country, although another producer says it owns the rights to the same licence.BP was awarded the licence to the A1 block…

Higher Output Cushions BP's Profit Fall

Apr 30, 2019

BP's first quarter profits fell by nearly a third but beat forecasts as lower oil and gas prices and weaker refining margins were partly offset by higher production and stronger trading.The slump in profits marks the first significant dent in…

Delek Bid for Chevron's North Sea Fields

Apr 29, 2019

Israel's Delek Group confirmed on Sunday it submitted a proposal through its Ithaca unit to buy Chevron's oil and gas fields in the British North Sea.Last week Reuters reported that Delek was close to clinching Chevron's oil and gas fields in the British North Sea…

Chevron Profit Falls 27%

Apr 26, 2019

Chevron Corp's first-quarter profit fell 27 percent from a year earlier due to lower crude oil prices and weaker margins in its refining and chemicals businesses, but topped forecasts and signaled it is committed to buying smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp…

Total Profits Take a Hit

Apr 26, 2019

French energy major Total said its net profit for the first three months of the year fell 4 percent to $2.8 billion compared with a year ago due to volatile oil prices and debt costs, despite record oil and gas output.The firm kept its investments…

ExxonMobil Misses Q1 Profit Estimates

Apr 26, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday reported a 49 percent fall in first-quarter profit that missed forecasts due to weakness across its major businesses that showed the turnaround at the company remains a work in progress.The largest U.S. oil producer…

Aker BP's Q1 Operating Profit Lags

Apr 26, 2019

Norway's Aker BP, an oil firm partly owned by BP, posted on Friday a bigger than expected fall in operating earnings in first quarter, after impairments in the Ula area of the North Sea and higher exploration costs.Chief Executive Karl Johnny…

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