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V-shaped Recovery: Inpex Lifts Profit Guidance for 2021 by 40%

18 hours ago

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp raised its net profit forecast for 2021 by 40% on Thursday thanks to higher than expected oil prices but left its capital expenditure plans unchanged so it can repay more debt.Inpex is now forecasting a net profit of 140 billion yen ($1.3 billion) this year, up from its February prediction of 100 billion yen, after it raised its assumption for average Brent oil prices this year to $60…

Upstream Spending Won't Reach Pre-Crisis Levels Any Time Soon, Rystad Says

19 hours ago

Spending in the upstream oil and gas sector is expected to gradually begin to rise from 2022, however, it will not reach the pre-crisis period any time soon as the toll of the Covid-19 pandemic on upstream investments in the first two years of the downturn is estimated at a whopping $285 billion…

Oil Industry Spending Cuts Hit Seismic Firm CGG's Results

May 12, 2021

French oil services group CGG posted a 71% plunge in first-quarter core profit on Wednesday, reflecting a year of drastic spending cuts by the oil industry in the pandemic and sending its shares sharply lower.In a call with analysts, CEO Sophie Zurquiyah said the quarter had been slow as expected…

Tullow Oil Emerges from Overhaul with $1.8B Bond. No More Asset Sales Planned, CEO Says

May 07, 2021

Tullow Oil's $1.8 billion bond, which was launched to help it manage a $2.4 billion debt pile, drew more interest from investors than expected after the Africa-focused producer's financial overhaul, the chief executive said on Friday.Rahul Dhir…

Seadrill Allowed to Use Lender Cash until Aug. 31

May 06, 2021

Seadrill Ltd on Wednesday reached a tentative deal that will allow it to continue using lender cash to fund operations while it works with creditors on a path out of bankruptcy.During a virtual hearing, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David Jones, sitting in his Laredo…

Marathon Oil, APA 1Q Profits Beat Expectations

May 06, 2021

U.S. oil and gas producers Marathon Oil Corp and APA Corp [ a parent company of Apache Corp.] beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter profits on Wednesday, as COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and easing travel restrictions powered a rebound in oil prices…

Siemens Energy Lowers Sales Expectations for 2021

May 05, 2021

Siemens Energy, which supplies turbines to the power sector, on Wednesday lowered the upper end of its target range for 2021 sales, hurt by weaker-than-expected demand, project delays, and the ongoing coronavirus crisis.Revenues are now expected to grow 3-8% in the year to September…

Noreco Closes $1.1B Reserve Based Loan

May 05, 2021

Oil and gas company Noreco, Denmark's second-largest oil and gas producer, on Wednesday announced the successful closing of its new $1.1 billion Reserve Base Lending facility. The new RBL facility replaces the company's existing $900 million RBL…

Colombia's Ecopetrol Sees 1Q Profit Soar

May 05, 2021

Colombia's majority state-owned oil company Ecopetrol on Tuesday reported a soaring first-quarter net profit of 3.09 trillion pesos ($806.5 million) for this year, buoyed by improved oil prices and with the backdrop of a dismal comparative period in 2020…

ConocoPhillips' Profit Beats Expectations

May 04, 2021

ConocoPhillips reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations on Tuesday as vaccines-led return of travel demand and a winter storm that swept parts of the United States in February boosted prices for oil and gas.Higher crude…

Saudi Aramco Sees 30% Rise in 1Q Profit

May 04, 2021

State-run oil producer Saudi Aramco beat analysts' forecasts on Tuesday with a 30% rise in first-quarter net profit and maintained its dividend payout, helped by strong oil prices.Earnings by global energy companies such as Exxon Mobil have climbed on the back of rising crude prices…

Pemex Narrows Losses in First Quarter

Apr 30, 2021

Petroleos Mexicanos said on Friday its losses narrowed 93% in the first quarter after higher sales, lower imports and tax cuts eased pressure on Mexico's highly indebted state oil company.Pemex, as the company is known, said the net loss of 37…

Siemens Gamesa Lowers Earnings Outlook

Apr 30, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa warned on Friday it could earn less this year than previously expected, trimming 700 million euros ($842 million) off the top end of previous revenue guidance.The leading producer of offshore generators now expects full year revenue of 10…

Eni Q1 Profits Miss Expectations

Apr 30, 2021

Italian energy group Eni is planning to spin off a minority stake in its new retail and renewable business next year, it said on Friday, after announcing first quarter profits that missed expectations.Several European energy companies, including Spain’s Repsol…

ExxonMobil Tops Earnings Estimates as Oil Prices Rebound

Apr 30, 2021

ExxonMobil Corp on Friday topped Wall Street quarterly earnings estimates and posted its first profit in five quarters, boosted by higher oil prices and strong chemicals margins.Exxon and rivals results this year have been rising with crude oil prices…

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