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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…

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

May 13, 2021

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…

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

May 13, 2021

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…

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