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Company Valuations and Climate Strategies are Poles Apart

Nov 25, 2021

Companies in the most polluting sectors that have invested in climate action often find themselves valued below peers that have been slower to do so, highlighting the difficulty of getting shareholders to back sustainability.Investors have poured more than $30 trillion into environmental…

Gazprom Boosts Investments to $24 Billion in 2022

Nov 25, 2021

Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Thursday its management had approved investments worth 1.76 trillion roubles ($24 billion) for 2022, up from initial plans of 902 billion roubles for 2021, to fund new production and refining hubs.Gazprom is developing new gas production deposits…

ExxonMobil 'Back on Track' to Meet Target to Double Earnings -CEO

Nov 10, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp's chief executive said on Wednesday the company is confident it will hit a target to double earnings and cash flow from operations, adding that consumers and governments must decide how quickly the world moves to cleaner fuels…

Cost Discipline Pays Off: Siemens Energy to Pay Dividend

Nov 10, 2021

Siemens Energy proposed on Wednesday to pay a dividend on the back of a strong jump in cash flow driven by stricter cost discipline, as it completed its first business year since it spun off from former parent Siemens.The supplier of turbines and services to the power industry…

Olympic Subsea Reaches Deal with Banks

Nov 10, 2021

Offshore vessel operator Olympic Subsea said Wednesday it had struck a deal with a majority of its bank lenders for a restructuring of the financial indebtedness of the group. The terms of the transaction will result in a reduction in annual debt service…

ConocoPhillips Swings to 3Q Profit

Nov 02, 2021

ConocoPhillips reported a third-quarter profit on Tuesday, compared with a year-ago loss, thanks to a rebound in crude prices to pre-pandemic levels.Oil prices have climbed nearly 63% since the beginning of the year, driven by a rise in global demand and on supply bottlenecks…

'Cash Machine' BP Sees Profit Surge

Nov 02, 2021

BP added more than a billion dollars to its share buyback program on Tuesday as it likened itself to a 'cash machine' benefiting from higher oil and gas prices and a strong trading performance in the third quarter.Natural gas and power prices…

Exxon Posts Strongest Results Since 2017

Oct 29, 2021

Exxon Mobil on Friday pledged to revive a share repurchase program next year as its earnings outlook improved on quarterly results that topped analysts' estimates.The largest U.S. oil producer posted an adjusted profit of $1.58 a share, beating the Refinitiv estimate by two cents…

Chevron Posts Highest Quarterly Profit in Eight Years

Oct 29, 2021

Chevron Corp on Friday posted its highest quarterly profit in eight years on surging oil and gas prices and as a recovery in motor fuel demand that boosted refining margins.The strong results came a day after top executives from major oil companies were grilled by U…

China's CNOOC Sees Q3 Revenue Soar, Reaffirms Green Investment

Oct 29, 2021

CNOOC Ltd's unaudited third-quarter revenue grew 64% to 59.7 billion yuan ($9.33 billion) on higher prices and output, the Chinese offshore oil and gas major said on Thursday.The state oil firm said it is mapping out an emissions-cutting roadmap…

Petrobras Posts Big Profit Right After Bolsonaro Says It Is Too Profitable

Oct 29, 2021

Brazil's Petrobras posted third-quarter results on Thursday that smashed profit and margin estimates, less than two hours after President Jair Bolsonaro said the state-run oil company was too profitable and would have to contribute more to society as a whole…

Lundin Energy to Lift Dividend by 25% as 3Q Profit Nearly Triples

Oct 29, 2021

Swedish independent oil firm Lundin Energy will raise its dividend for 2021 by 25% after its third-quarter operating profit almost tripled from a year ago, the company said on Friday.Lundin's earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for July-September rose to $1…

Eni Q3 Profit Jumps Back to pre-COVID Levels Boosted by Gas

Oct 29, 2021

Italian energy group Eni on Friday beat expectations with a third-quarter profit that jumped back to pre-COVID levels boosted by higher gas prices.The group swung to an adjusted net profit of 1.43 billion euros ($1.67 billion) from a 153 million euro loss a year earlier and beat a 1…

Aker BP Raises Dividend as Q3 Profit Jumps on Strong Oil, Gas Prices

Oct 28, 2021

Norway's Aker BP said on Thursday it would increase its dividend payout as third-quarter profits soared on the back of strong oil and gas prices.Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for July-September rose to $849 million from $242 million a year ago…

Weak Q3 and Mixed 2022 Guidance Overshadow Saipem's New Plan

Oct 28, 2021

Weak quarterly results and mixed 2022 guidance overshadowed a new business plan from Saipem on Thursday, sending shares in the Italian energy services group down more than 8%.In his first strategy plan, Chief Executive Francesco Caio said Saipem…

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