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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…

Ghana Plans More Flexible Oil Royalties Regime to Spur Investment

Nov 16, 2023

Ghana plans to introduce a more flexible oil royalties regime as soon as next year to spur investment and reduce risk for energy companies, the head of the state oil sector regulator said on Thursday.Egbert Faibille Jr, CEO of Ghana's Petroleum Commission…

Mocean Energy Raises Funds for Blue Star Wave Energy Technology

Nov 13, 2023

Wave energy firm Mocean Energy has raised £2.2 million in new equity alongside a £500,000 grant to drive the commercialization of its wave energy technologies.The equity funds come from existing investors, including Equity Gap, Scottish Enterprise and Old College Capital…

Tullow Signs $400M Debt Facility Deal with Glencore

Nov 13, 2023

Tullow Oil said on Monday it had entered into a $400 million five-year debt facility deal with Glencore, which would help manage its senior notes maturing through 2026.The facility, with Glencore Energy UK Ltd, will be available to draw for…

Saudi Aramco Net Profit Drops Broadly as Expected, Shares Inch Up

Nov 07, 2023

Saudi Aramco on Tuesday reported a 23% fall in third-quarter net profit on the back of lower oil prices and volumes sold, marginally beating analyst estimates and helping underpin its shares.Net profit fell to $32.6 billion for the quarter to Sept…

Cenovus Energy's Quarterly Profit Rises as Production Climbs

Nov 02, 2023

Canadian oil and gas firm Cenovus Energy's CVE.TO quarterly profit rose on Thursday, helped by strong demand for crude oil amid tight supplies and higher production.Supply cuts from OPEC+ countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia kept the crude oil market tight…

Tenaris Net Profit Falls on Americas Slowdown, Launches New Buyback Plan

Nov 02, 2023

Italian steel pipe maker Tenaris late on Wednesday posted a 10% decline in third-quarter net profit due to a slowdown in North and South America and lower shipments to offshore projects and Argentina.The company's shares were up 7.9% by 0833 GMT…

Shell Reports $6.2B Third-quarter Profit, Boosts Buybacks

Nov 02, 2023

Shell on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $6.2 billion, in line with expectations, on higher refining margins and strong liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading.The company announced share buybacks of $3.5 billion over the next three months…

US Offshore Wind Writedowns Seen Soaring with Orsted Earnings

Oct 31, 2023

European energy companies, including Denmark's Orsted, will likely write down more of their U.S. offshore wind investments this week after BP and Equinor booked $840 million in impairments in recent days.Orsted, the world's largest offshore wind developer…

BP's $3.3B Profit Misses Forecast on Weak Gas

Oct 31, 2023

BP on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $3.3 billion, missing analysts' forecasts as strong oil trading and refining margins were offset by weak gas results and the write down of a large chunk of a U.S. windfarm project.The British company maintained its dividend at 7…

Wintershall Dea Q3 Net Profit Drops 86% on Weak Oil, Gas Prices

Oct 30, 2023

Wintershall Dea on Monday reported that its third-quarter net profit slumped 86% year-on-year due to weaker oil and gas prices, unplanned maintenance outages in Norway and the costly loss of Russian business.The company's earnings showed that adjusted net income totalled 61 million euros ($64…

Eni Lifts Profit Guidance after Q3 Beats Expectations

Oct 27, 2023

Italian energy group Eni raised its guidance on Friday for full-year earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) and cash flow, while also announcing an acceleration of its share buyback program.The group beat analysts' expectations for third…

Exxon Posts $9.1 Billion Net Income, Down from Year-ago, Up 15% from Q2

Oct 27, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday posted a $9.1 billion third-quarter profit, about a 54% drop from record earnings a year ago but up from the prior quarter as oil prices recovered.Earnings at the largest U.S. oil producer have benefited from higher…

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