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Seadrill in Deal with Lenders to Slash $5B of Debt, a Get $350M in Financing

Jul 26, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill said Saturday it had entered into a plan support agreement with certain of its senior secured lenders, over a reorganization plan that will raise $350 million in new financing and reduce Seadrill's liabilities by over $4.9 billion.Seadrill, which had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February - for the second time in four years, reached the agreement with lenders holding around 57…

ConocoPhillips Beats Estimates on Higher Prices, Output

Aug 03, 2021

ConocoPhillips on Tuesday posted a second-quarter profit that nearly doubled from the first and topped analysts estimates, helped by higher oil and gas prices and production.A recovery in fuel demand from a pandemic-forced slump has boosted globally-traded crude prices to over $70…

BP Shares Climb After Payout Boost, Energizing Transition

Aug 03, 2021

BP boosted its dividend and share buybacks on Tuesday, sending its shares up by over 5%, after beating expectations with a $2.8 billion second-quarter profit powered by higher oil prices and recovering demand.The strong results, underpinned by higher sales at petrol stations…

Chevron Posts Highest Profit in Six Quarters. Moves to Reward Investors

Jul 30, 2021

Chevron Corp on Friday reported its highest profit in six quarters and joined an oil industry stampede to reward investors with share buybacks, as rebounding crude oil prices carried earnings and cash flow to pre-pandemic levels.Oil and gas…

Offshore Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa Posts Quarterly Loss

Jul 30, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa posted a loss for the three months to June on Friday and confirmed a warning it made earlier this month that its profit margin could be negative over the full year.The world's biggest maker of the huge offshore generators…

Higher Oil Prices, Lower Spending Boost Wintershall Dea's 2Q Result

Jul 27, 2021

Wintershall Dea posted strong second-quarter 2021 earnings as it benefited from firmer oil prices and reduced spending, its earnings report showed on Tuesday.The company, owned jointly by BASF and Russia's LetterOne, posted earnings before interest…

Schlumberger Issues Bullish Forecast as 2Q Profit Beats Estimates

Jul 23, 2021

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger NV issued a bullish forecast for 2021 on Friday as second-quarter profit topped estimates due to surging margins, with a rebound in oil prices boosting demand for its software and equipment.Global crude prices…

Tullow Oil Expects Full-year Cashflow of $600M

Jul 14, 2021

Africa-focused Tullow Oil expects a full-year operating cashflow of $600 million, steady from last year, if the oil price averages $60 a barrel for the rest of the year, it said on Wednesday.If oil prices, currently at around $76 a barrel, average $70 for the remainder of the year…

Report: Angola Owes $1 Billion to Western Oil Firms

Jun 30, 2021

Angola has accumulated around $1 billion in debt to western oil companies operating its oilfields, with the bill prompting the African country’s recently launched sale of stakes in its flagship offshore blocs, three industry sources told Reuters…

Mexico's Pemex Unlikely to Get Credit Rating Upgrade, Moody's Says

Jun 29, 2021

Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday that a credit upgrade of Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos is unlikely given its consistent negative free cash flow generation, despite a recovery in oil prices.Moody's said that its Ba2 credit rating for Pemex…

Qatar Petroleum Hires Banks for Jumbo Bond Sale

Jun 28, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has hired a group of banks to arrange a four-tranche issuance of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a document showed, for what will be its debut public bond sale months after it signed a contract to boost its liquefied natural gas output…

Bursa Malaysia Wants Independent Review of Serba Dinamik's Deals after KPMG's Red Flags

Jun 24, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas service provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd must appoint an independent reviewer to address issues raised by the company's external auditor, the national stock exchange said on Wednesday.In May, Serba said auditor KPMG…

Prosafe Reaches Agreement with Lenders

Jun 04, 2021

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe said Friday it had received support from lenders of its affiliated companies Prosafe SE and Prosafe Rigs Pte. Ltd. on debt restructuring proposal.'The company has received acknowledgment of credit…

ADNOC Raises $1.6 Billion

May 26, 2021

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said it raised $1.64 billion by issuing exchangeable bonds and additional shares to investors in its listed retail unit ADNOC Distribution on Wednesday.It issued about $1.2 billion in senior unsecured bonds due in 2024…

Rosneft Posts $2B Income in 1Q, Boosted by Oil Price Recovery

May 14, 2021

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft on Friday reported first-quarter net income of 149 billion roubles ($2 billion), buoyed by a recovery in oil prices, after a $2.1 billion loss a year earlier.Earnings at the group, which is around one-fifth owned by BP…

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