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Dutch Bank ING Ends Financing for New Oil and Gas Projects

Mar 23, 2022

ING Groep NV will no longer finance new oil and gas projects, its energy chief said, one of the first major global banks to commit to such a step in the fight against climate change.The move by the Dutch financial services firm raises pressure…

Saipem Core Investors, Banks Ready to Advance 1.5 Billion Euros of Cash Call

Mar 22, 2022

Cornerstone investors Eni and CDP together with a pool of banks are ready to advance 1.5 billion euros of an overall 2 billion euro capital increase to rescue troubled Italian energy service group Saipem, two sources said on Tuesday.Energy group Eni owns 30…

Schlumberger Says Russia-Ukraine Conflict Will Weigh on Q1 Results

Mar 08, 2022

Schlumberger's current-quarter results are likely to be impacted by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, its chief executive officer said on Tuesday, as Moscow accounts for about 5% of the oilfield services company's global revenue.Crude prices…

Norway Wealth Fund's Russian Investments are Worthless, says CEO

Mar 03, 2022

The Russian assets of Norway's $1.3 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, have become worthless following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and selling them as instructed by the government will take time, the fund's CEO said on Thursday.The…

Subsea 7 Rises on Improved Outlook, Cash Dividend

Mar 03, 2022

Engineering firm, a major supplier to the oil industry, has decided to pay a regular dividend and buy back stock as it swung to a full-year profit in 2021 and its outlook improved, the company said on Thursday.Subsea 7 said it 'firmly' believed…

Seadrill Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Feb 23, 2022

Offshore drillship contractor Seadrill on Wednesday announced its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after successfully completing its reorganization.The Plan was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas on October 26…

Eni Posts Best Results Since 2012 after Strong Q4

Feb 18, 2022

Italian energy group Eni posted its best yearly result since 2012 after profits in the fourth quarter surged to beat expectations, boosted by higher oil and gas prices.Adjusted net profit in the three months to December came in at 2.11 billion euros ($2…

Eni spin-off Vår Energi to be Priced at Bottom of IPO Range

Feb 14, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas firm Vår Energi, a spin-off from Italy's Eni, said its planned stock market listing in Oslo will value the company at 70 billion crowns ($7.8 billion), the low end of the company's intended range.Eni last month announced…

TotalEnergies Swings Back to Profit

Feb 10, 2022

TotalEnergies swung back to profit in 2021 thanks to higher hydrocarbons prices, it said on Thursday, with net income of $16 billion and adjusted net income of $18.1 billion, the highest since record years in 2007 and 2008.The French oil major…

Japan's Inpex to Spend Up to $38B in Growth Areas Over 9 years

Feb 09, 2022

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp said on Wednesday it will invest up to 4.4 trillion yen ($38 billion) in growth areas over the next 9 years, 1 trillion of which will be spent on decarbonization areas including hydrogen and ammonia…

Equinor Posts Record Q4 Results

Feb 09, 2022

Norway's Equinor joined European peers in hiking shareholder payouts after posting record pretax profits for the fourth quarter due to a boom in oil and gas prices.Adjusted earnings before tax rose to $15.0 billion in the October-December quarter from $756 million in the same period a year ago…

BP's Profits Hit Their Highest in Eight Years in 2021

Feb 08, 2022

BP's profits hit their highest in eight years in 2021, lifted by soaring gas and oil prices, as the company boosted share repurchases and said it was accelerating plans to cut emissions with increased spending on low carbon energy.BP's rebound to an annual profit of $12…

Aker Solutions Raises 2022 Revenue Outlook

Feb 08, 2022

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions raised its 2022 revenue outlook on Tuesday and said its earnings margin is likely to increase this year while order intake is headed for a record high, sending its shares sharply higher.The company…

Saipem Names Eni's Puliti General Manager

Feb 04, 2022

Italian energy services firm Saipem, which on Monday issued a profit warning that sent its shares down to historic lows, on Friday appointed Eni's Alessandro Puliti as General Manager of the company.Born in Florence in 1963, Puliti has served…

Vår Energi's Oslo IPO May Value It at $9B

Feb 04, 2022

Oil and gas firm Vaar Energi said on Friday its planned stock market listing in Oslo this month could value the Eni spin-off at up to 79 billion Norwegian crowns ($9.1 billion).The touted price tag could make Vaar Norway's third-largest new stock market entrant of all time…

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