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Saipem Aims to Raise €750 Million from Asset Sales

Feb 28, 2023

Italian energy services group Saipem aims to raise about 750 million euros ($796 million) from the partial sale of assets in its drilling business, CEO Alessandro Puliti said on Tuesday, citing shallow water vessels in particular.Saipem, in…

Woodside Hikes Dividend after Record Profit, Shares up

Feb 27, 2023

Woodside Energy lifted its final dividend on Monday after reporting a more than tripling of profit on a beefed-up oil and gas portfolio following its merger with BHP's petroleum arm and surging oil and gas prices, sending its shares over 2% higher…

APA Corp to Drop a North Sea Rig as Tax Rate Bites

Feb 23, 2023

U.S. oil and gas producer APA Corp on Thursday said it planned to drop a drilling rig in the North Sea as recent increases to tax rates have made its operations there less competitive.Britain last year announced plans to boost windfall taxes…

Eni to Return More to Shareholders, Confirms Decarbonisation Goals

Feb 23, 2023

The Italian energy group Eni said on Thursday it would simplify and improve returns to investors in its 2023-2026 strategy plan.The group said it would raise its dividend by 7% and buy back shares worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) in 2023…

Repsol Flags Big Spending Increase as Profit Beats Forecasts

Feb 16, 2023

Spain's Repsol said on Thursday its fourth-quarter adjusted net profit more than doubled, helped by high oil and gas prices, and flagged a big increase in capital spending for this year. Its fourth-quarter profit surged to 2.01 billion euros ($2…

Portugal's Galp Posts Record Profit in 2022

Feb 13, 2023

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp Energia on Monday reported a record adjusted net profit for 2022, due to soaring oil prices and wider refining margins in the fourth quarter. Galp said its adjusted profit almost doubled to 881 million euros ($940…

Investors Urge European Banks to Stop Funding New Oil and Gas Fields

Feb 10, 2023

European banks risk jeopardizing the path to net-zero carbon emissions and the growth of renewable energy unless they stop directly financing new oil and gas fields this year, investors managing assets worth more than $1.5 trillion said on Friday…

Big Oil Doubles Profits in Blockbuster 2022

Feb 08, 2023

Big Oil more than doubled its profits in 2022 to $219 billion, smashing previous records in a year of volatile energy prices where Russia's invasion of Ukraine reshaped global energy markets and, in some cases, the industry's climate ambitions…

HLP Brings "Fresh Approach" to Offshore Wind Farm Logistics. Funding Secured for Engineering Work

Feb 08, 2023

Heavy Lift Projects Ltd (HLP), a provider of offshore wind farm logistics, said Tuesday it had completed a funding round with private investors and opened its first office in Edinburgh.The company said that Capercaillie (Investments) Ltd and…

BP Profit Soars to Record $28B, Dividend Increased

Feb 07, 2023

BP on Tuesday reported a record profit of $28 billion for 2022, lifted by the surge in energy prices since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, while boosting its dividend in a sign of confidence as it scaled back plans to reduce oil and gas output by 2030…

Shell Posts Record $40 Billion Annual Profit

Feb 02, 2023

Shell delivered a record $40 billion profit in 2022, the energy giant said on Thursday, capping a tumultuous year in which a surge in energy prices after Russia's invasion of Ukraine allowed it to hand shareholders unprecedented returns. The British company's record earnings…

Exxon Banks Record $56B Profit in '22

Jan 31, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp posted a $56 billion net profit for 2022, the company said on Tuesday, taking home about $6.3 million per hour last year, and setting not only a company record but a historic high for the Western oil industry. Oil majors are…

Tullow Oil Ups 2022 Free Cash Flow Outlook, Ghana Tax Looms

Jan 25, 2023

West Africa-focused oil producer Tullow sees its 2022 free cash flow at $267 million, slightly ahead of previous guidance and up from $245 million the previous year, it said in a trading update on Wednesday. It plans to invest $400 million this year…

Bank Funding for Renewables Stagnates vs Oil and Gas

Jan 23, 2023

The share of bank finance going to renewable energy rather than fossil fuels has little changed in six years, raising questions about how fast lenders are pushing energy clients to become greener, according to research published Tuesday.Since 2016 renewable energy has taken 7% of a total $2…

Vessel Conversions Gaining Favor in US Offshore Wind

Jan 23, 2023

With the creation of a full-fledged U.S. offshore wind industry undoubtedly comes many opportunities for those that own, operate, build and service relevant vessels as developers work toward the nation’s goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030…

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