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Apache's Adjusted Profit Falls

May 01, 2019

U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp reported a 69 percent plunge in adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday, as lower crude and natural gas prices offset higher output from the Permian basin in the United States and the UK North Sea.The Houston…

Orsted Reports Positive Start to 2019

May 01, 2019

Orsted on Wednesday reported higher first-quarter earnings from its offshore wind farms, in a positive sign for the Danish company's focus on renewables after selling its oil and gas business in 2017.Earnings from Orsted's core wind business…

Warren Buffett Backs Oxy's Anadarko Bid

Apr 30, 2019

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp.Occidental and Chevron…

Repsol's Q1 Net Profit Rises

Apr 30, 2019

Spanish oil and gas firm Repsol said on Tuesday first quarter adjusted net profit rose 6 percent from a year earlier, as a fall in oil and gas prices and a halt to production in Libya were offset by lower costs and a stronger U.S. dollar.The…

Higher Output Cushions BP's Profit Fall

Apr 30, 2019

BP's first quarter profits fell by nearly a third but beat forecasts as lower oil and gas prices and weaker refining margins were partly offset by higher production and stronger trading.The slump in profits marks the first significant dent in…

Baker Hughes Profits from Foreign Focus

Apr 30, 2019

Baker Hughes reported negative free cash flow for the first quarter at a time energy investors have been pushing companies to aggressively shore up capital for dividends and buybacks, sending its shares down as much as 8.5 percent.Oilfield service companies…

Chevron Profit Falls 27%

Apr 26, 2019

Chevron Corp's first-quarter profit fell 27 percent from a year earlier due to lower crude oil prices and weaker margins in its refining and chemicals businesses, but topped forecasts and signaled it is committed to buying smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp…

Total Profits Take a Hit

Apr 26, 2019

French energy major Total said its net profit for the first three months of the year fell 4 percent to $2.8 billion compared with a year ago due to volatile oil prices and debt costs, despite record oil and gas output.The firm kept its investments…

ExxonMobil Misses Q1 Profit Estimates

Apr 26, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday reported a 49 percent fall in first-quarter profit that missed forecasts due to weakness across its major businesses that showed the turnaround at the company remains a work in progress.The largest U.S. oil producer…

TechnipFMC: New Orders Signal Return to Growth

Apr 26, 2019

Oil services company TechnipFMC's saw a slump in revenue and net income in the first quarter, missing expectations but said it had returned to growth as it booked $6.2 billion in orders, the highest since the last quarter of 2014.The company…

Aker BP's Q1 Operating Profit Lags

Apr 26, 2019

Norway's Aker BP, an oil firm partly owned by BP, posted on Friday a bigger than expected fall in operating earnings in first quarter, after impairments in the Ula area of the North Sea and higher exploration costs.Chief Executive Karl Johnny…

Husky Energy Beats Profit Estimate

Apr 26, 2019

Canada's Husky Energy Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as it benefited from improved Canadian crude prices following Alberta's output cuts and investment in a number of refineries and pipelines boosted its margins per barrel…

Anadarko Quarterly Profit Slides 7.2%

Apr 25, 2019

Anadarko Petroleum Corp,which is the target of a bidding war between Occidental Petroleum Corp and Chevron Corp, reported a 7.2 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as it sold oil at lower prices.The oil and gas producer said adjusted net income fell to $259 million…

Petrobras to Record $326 Mln Writedown Due to Rig Dispute

Apr 25, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA will record a 1.3 billion-real ($326 million) provision in its first-quarter results due to an ongoing dispute with a bankrupt rig lessor, it said on Thursday.In a securities filing, Petrobras…

Bumi Armada Refinances Debts, Plans Vessels Sale

Apr 25, 2019

Malaysia's offshore energy vessels and services provider Bumi Armada has refinanced US$660m of its short-term debts to improve its balance sheet and is looking to sell some vessels.In a statement today, the offshore energy facilities and services…

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