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Halliburton Profit Beats on International Strength

Jan 23, 2024

Halliburton's fourth-quarter profit beat market expectations on Tuesday as strength in offshore and overseas drilling activities boosted demand for oilfield services and equipment.With a better economic environment and acerages internationally…

Great Lakes' MARAD Title XI Financing Application Completed

Dec 22, 2023

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced its MARAD Title XI Financing application for its offshore wind rock installation vessel, the Acadia, has been updated to the 'completed' category, indicating the loan process is moving towards the final phase…

ING to Ditch Upstream Oil and Gas by 2040

Dec 19, 2023

Dutch lender ING will stop financing oil and gas exploration and production by 2040 and triple new lending to renewable energy over the next two years as part of an updated climate strategy, the bank's chief executive told Reuters.Investors…

Edda Wind Secures Green Financing for Newbuild Program

Dec 15, 2023

Edda Wind announced it has entered into a green term loan facility agreement for the pre- and postdelivery financing of four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) under construction at Vard.The agreement is a €161 million green…

Oil Investors to Usher in 2024 Amid Oversupply, Demand Concerns

Dec 14, 2023

Oil investors will usher in 2024 with gnawing concerns about oversupply, slowing economic growth and simmering Middle East tension that could spark price volatility.Benchmark Brent has averaged around $80 a barrel this year, after a volatile…

Hornbeck Offshore Discloses Revenue Growth in Its IPO Paperwork

Dec 07, 2023

Marine transportation services provider Hornbeck Offshore on Thursday made public its paperwork for a stock market listing in New York, which showed its revenue rose in the three months ended September.The listing will test the appetite for…

Chevron Boosts Project Spending by 11% for 2024

Dec 07, 2023

Oil major Chevron Corp said on Wednesday that it expects to spend between $18.5 billion and $19.5 billion next year on new oil and gas projects, an 11% increase on this year.Its 2024 budget and that of rival ExxonMobil reflect the industry's continuing rebound after pandemic-influenced pullbacks…

Talos Sees 'Immaterial' Impact in Q4 from Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Dec 07, 2023

U.S. oil and gas producer Talos Energy said on Thursday it expects the impact related to the Main Pass Oil Gathering pipeline shut-in following an oil spill to be immaterial to its fourth-quarter results.The oil spill was first observed on Nov…

ExxonMobil Forecasts Increases in Project Spending, Oil Output

Dec 06, 2023

ExxonMobil will target annual project spending of between $22 billion and $27 billion through 2027, the company said in an update that largely continues existing spending and production goals.The plan leaves out projected gains from the $60 billion acquisition of Pioneer Natural Resources PXD…

Petrofac Mulls Asset Sale; Warns on Cash Flow

Dec 04, 2023

Petrofac said on Monday it was in discussions to sell some non-core assets and warned it would no longer be able to meet its annual forecast of 'broadly neutral free cash flow', dragging the oilfield services provider's shares down nearly 8%…

RWE Raises Spending Target to $60 Billion by 2030

Nov 28, 2023

Germany's top utility RWE will raise investments in green energy technologies to 55 billion euros ($60.21 billion) over the next seven years, it said on Tuesday ahead of its capital markets day.'Thanks to our significant financial headroom,…

Iberdrola to Invest $15 Billion in Britain Through 2028

Nov 27, 2023

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola said on Monday it would invest nearly 14 billion euros ($15 billion) in Britain through 2028 in grids and renewable projects.The plan is in line with the company's broader investment strategy, which has seen a growing focus on networks…

Shipbuilder Diverse Marine Launches Client Finance and Lease Program

Nov 21, 2023

U.K. shipbuilder Diverse Marine has introduced its own finance and lease program designed initially for the financed construction of offshore wind crew transfer vessels (CTV).Funding for offshore wind CTVs has been challenging, and the company…

Havfram Secures Loan for Offshore Wind Vessel Construction

Nov 21, 2023

Offshore wind installation company Havfram has signed a Senior Secured Green ECA Term Loan Facility to fund its two wind turbine installation vessels ('WTIVs'), currently under construction at CIMC Raffles in China.  The Facility was entered into with a syndicate led by DNB Bank ASA (Coordinator…

Lula Asks Petrobras to Tweak Investment Plan

Nov 17, 2023

Brazil's leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pressed the head of state-run oil firm Petrobras, Jean Paul Prates, to modify the company's 2024-2028 investment plan to prioritize local job creation, five sources told Reuters.Lula's requests…

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