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Hess Corp Posts Quarterly Profit, Beats Estimates

Oct 31, 2018

U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp posted its first profit in about four years that also easily beat analysts' estimates, as it sold oil at higher prices and managed to slash costs by 62 percent.New York-based Hess has not reported a profit…

BP Profits Soar to Five-year High

Oct 30, 2018

BP reported on Tuesday that profits had more than doubled in the third quarter, boosted by stronger oil prices that hit a four-year high in the period and as production rose thanks to new fields.BP reported third-quarter underlying replacement cost profit…

Baker Hughes Predicts Oil Market Growth, Misses on Profit

Oct 30, 2018

Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oilfield services arm, fell just short of estimates for profit in the third quarter while forecasting a rise in North American and foreign markets in 2019 that ran contrary to signals from its peers.The results…

Goldsboro LNG Project Eligible for $1.5bln German Loan

Oct 30, 2018

Pieridae Energy announced that its proposed financing of upstream activities within the Goldboro LNG project has received a written confirmation of eligibility in principle for up to US $1.5 billion of untied loan guarantee by the German federal…

Corpus Christi Port to Build Oil Export Terminal

Oct 29, 2018

Port to build oil export terminalPrivate equity firm Carlyle Group will partner with the Port of Corpus Christi, the top oil export hub in the United States, to develop a major crude oil export terminal on Harbor Island.Carlyle's announcement comes as infrastructure in the U…

Pemex Posts Third Quarter Profit

Oct 26, 2018

Mexico's Pemex reported a 26.8 billion peso ($1.43 billion) net profit in the third quarter, and revenues of 439.1 billion pesos, the state-run oil and gas company said on Friday.The profit compared with a 101.8 billion peso loss by the company in the same period last year…

SembMarine Sinks into USD 21.75 mln Loss in 3Q

Oct 25, 2018

Singapore-based rig builder Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) has reported a loss of S$30 million (US$21.75 million) in the third quarter of the year amid lower revenues and reduced activity.  For the nine months to September 30, 2018 the loss is $80…

Saudi Aramco Signs Deals Worth USD 34 bln in Oil and Gas

Oct 24, 2018

Saudi Aramco signed 15 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs)  and strategic and commercial collaborations valued at more than US$34 billion with 15 international partner companies and entities from eight countries in 3 continents.These collaborations…

Total Will Invest More in Short Cycle Projects

Oct 23, 2018

French oil and gas major Total will invest more in short cycle projects, said its chief executive on Tuesday.Patrick Pouyanne was a speaking at an investment conference in Riyadh.(Reporting by Rania El Gamal, writing by Alexander Cornwell, Editing Saeed Azhar)

Kvaerner Eyes Growth, Mergers as Profits Decline

Oct 23, 2018

Kvaerner, a Norwegian builder of oil platforms, aims to increase its revenue by some 40 percent by 2022 by expanding abroad, the company said on Tuesday after reporting a sharp decline in third-quarter earnings that drove down its shares.Kvaerner's quarterly earnings before interest…

Petrobras Receives $149 Mln from SBM in Leniency Deal

Oct 22, 2018

Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has received an initial payment of 549 million reais ($148.92 million) from Dutch marine engineering group SBM Offshore as part of a 1.22 billion-real leniency deal, the Brazilian government said on Monday…

Solstad Seeks Creditor Talks Amid Sluggish Recovery

Oct 22, 2018

Norwegian oil service vessels (OSV) firm Solstad Offshore is seeking negotiations with creditors and other stakeholders to boost liquidity ahead of the slow winter season, the company said on Monday, sending its shares down 20 percent.'We were all too optimistic about when the recovery will happen…

Neptune Energy Names Lumens CFO

Oct 22, 2018

Private equity backed oil and gas producer Neptune Energy on Monday named former Louis Dreyfus executive Armand Lumens as its chief financial officer. Lumens worked with Louis Dreyfus Co as its group chief financial officer for less than two…

Aker BP Q3 Operating Profit Beats Forecast

Oct 19, 2018

Aker BP's third-quarter operating profit rose more than expected, helped by a boom in oil prices, the Norwegian oil firm said on Friday, while reducing planned capital and exploration spending.Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose to…

Keppel Q3 Profit Falls

Oct 18, 2018

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp on Thursday posted a 15 percent fall in third-quarter net profit, hurt by lower contributions from its investments and property divisions.Keppel, whose businesses range from rig-building to property development…

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