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New Jersey Opens Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program

Jan 23, 2019

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that companies making a capital investment in offshore wind-related facilities in New Jersey can now apply for tax credits through the state’s Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program.According to NJEDA…

Halliburton Profit Beats on International Demand

Jan 22, 2019

Halliburton Co beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as higher demand for its oilfield services in international markets offset a slowdown in North America.Clients in North America, Halliburton's biggest market by revenue…

Schlumberger Sees International Growth in 2019

Jan 18, 2019

Schlumberger NV on Friday reported quarterly revenue that topped estimates and forecast single-digit growth in international markets this year even as crude prices have tumbled roughly 30 percent since October.With the drop in oil prices many producers were evaluating spending budgets for 2019…

Woodside Boosts Spending for Next Leg of Growth

Jan 17, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd on Thursday flagged higher-than-expected investment spending for 2019 as it steps up early work on the two big natural gas developments that will drive its growth in the next decade.Australia's largest independent gas and oil producer plans to spend between $1…

Aker BP Plans Output, Dividend Hike

Jan 17, 2019

Norway's Aker BP will boost dividend payments between now and 2023 and step up investment in developing offshore oil and gas fields next year, the independent oil company said on Thursday.The result of a 2016 merger between the Norwegian operations…

Barclays Rejects Arctic Drilling

Jan 15, 2019

U.K.-based international bank Barclays  announced a new energy policy that significantly restricts the bank’s financing for the exploration or extraction of oil and gas in the Arctic.The policy  rules out funding for companies seeking to drill…

Orsted Loses Political Support for Divestment

Jan 14, 2019

Shares in Orsted fell on Monday after the energy company, which is 50.1 percent owned be the Danish state, on Sunday announced that there was no longer political support for the divestment of its power business.The world's largest offshore wind…

Seadrill CFO to Step Down in June

Jan 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore drilling rig firm Seadrill Ltd said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Mark Morris will step down following completion of the company's financial restructuring.The company, controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen…

Investing in Norway Doesn’t Have to Be Taxing

Jan 10, 2019

As upstream companies active within the Norwegian Continental Shelf prepare to submit their tax returns to Norway’s Petroleum Tax Office, Mariann Mitchell, senior tax manager at KPMG, Aberdeen, looks at some of the key challenges and opportunities…

Premier Oil Cuts More Debt than Forecast

Jan 10, 2019

Britain's Premier Oil cut debt to $2.3 billion at the end of 2018, below a previous forecast of $2.4 billion, it said in a trading update on Thursday.Premier's full-year production of 80,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) came in…

DNO Clinches Faroe Petroleum

Jan 09, 2019

Norwegian oil company DNO has secured control of Faroe Petroleum, a day after raising its hostile bid for the British company to 641.7 million pounds ($819 million).The move effectively ends a bitter battle that started around nine months ago when DNO bought a stake in the British firm…

DNO Raises Cash Offer for Faroe Petroleum

Jan 08, 2019

Norwegian oil company DNO ASA raised its bid for Britain's Faroe Petroleum to 641.7 million pounds ($816 million) on Tuesday, lifting its cash offer to 160 pence per share from 152 pence.Shares in Faroe, which rejected DNO's 610 million pound…

Petrobras Selling $803 Mln in Local Debt

Jan 08, 2019

Petroleo Brasileiro SA is selling up to three series of local unsecured bonds to raise 3 billion reais ($803 million), the Brazilian state-run oil firm said in a securities filing on Tuesday.The debt will mature in 7 to 10 years, depending on the series…

Hedge Fund Opposes Rowan Sale to Ensco

Jan 07, 2019

Hedge fund Canyon Capital Advisors has warned it would vote against the $2.38 billion sale of offshore driller Rowan Companies Plc to rival Ensco Plc, casting doubt on a combination that had signaled optimism about the future of offshore exploration…

Norway Oil Investment to Rise in 2019

Jan 07, 2019

Oil and gas investment in Norway is expected to grow for a second year in a row in 2019 but will fall back between 2020 and 2023, an industry lobby group said on Monday.Western Europe's largest oil producer has seen a recovery in oil industry activity thanks to higher crude prices…

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