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Shell CFO Sees Oil Industry Cost Inflation

Nov 01, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell Chief Financial Officer Jessica Uhl said on Wednesday wages and services costs in the oil and gas industry around the world have started rising following a deep downturn since 2014.'We are seeing wage inflation and inflation…

Noble Energy Beats Street

Nov 01, 2018

U.S. oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as the company boosted oil production and sold at higher prices.Sales volumes from the company's U.S. onshore business, its biggest, rose 17…

Shell Profits Soar

Nov 01, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell's profits soared to a four-year high in the third quarter, boosted by rising oil and gas prices as the company accelerated its giant $25 billion share buyback program.Although the $5.6 billion quarterly profit slightly missed forecasts for a fourth quarter…

TGS Remains Upbeat as Shares Drop

Nov 01, 2018

Oslo-listed seismic surveyor TGS fell more than 10 percent after reporting disappointing third-quarter results on Thursday, as oil firms were still too cautious to spend despite a raft of upbeat earnings.TGS, which maps the seabed in search of hydrocarbon deposits for oil firms…

Bahrain's Oil Company Targets $1 Bln Through Dual-tranche Bond

Oct 31, 2018

Bahrain's state-owned oil company Nogaholding plans to raise $1 billion through a dual-tranche U.S. dollar-denominated bond on Wednesday, a document by one of the banks leading the transaction showed.The deal is the first foray by a Bahraini…

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…

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