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Record Production Lifts Total's Profits

Feb 07, 2019

French energy major Total said its net adjusted profit rose 10 percent in the final quarter of 2018, lifting its full year earnings by more than a quarter after record oil and gas production.Total said on Thursday that output reached an all-time high of 2…

BP's 2018 Profit Doubles as Output Soars

Feb 05, 2019

BP's profit doubled to $12.7 billion in 2018, driven by strong growth in oil and gas output following the acquisition of a large portfolio of U.S. shale assets.The company's debt rose however, and the pace of its share buyback scheme slowed in the last quarter as it completed the $10…

Chevron Names Breber CFO

Feb 05, 2019

Supermajor Chevron announced on Monday it has named Pierre Breber vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 1, 2019.Breber replaces Patricia Yarrington who has elected to retire after 38 years with the company.Breber joined Chevron in 1989…

Tankers with Venezuelan Oil Collect off US

Feb 04, 2019

A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay, according to traders…

PetroRio Wants Petrobras' Frade Stake

Feb 04, 2019

Brazilian independent oil firm PetroRio SA, which already owns 70 percent of the Frade oil field, has approached Petrobras about buying its 30 percent stake in the field, a person familiar with the matter said.PetroRio recently signed a deal…

US Shale Lifts Exxon, Chevron Profits

Feb 01, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp, two of the world's largest oil producers, on Friday posted improved quarterly earnings that benefited from double-digit percentage increases in production from the top U.S. shale field.Shares of both companies rose about 3 percent…

Chevron's Profit Rises

Feb 01, 2019

U.S. oil and natural gas producer Chevron Corp on Friday reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' estimates on higher prices and production, sending shares higher in premarket trading.Results for the San Ramon, California, company reflected a 12…

Total Plans Biggest Exploration Drive in Years

Jan 29, 2019

Total is launching its biggest exploration campaign for years in 2019 as part of a turnaround plan that is ditching the company's focus on risky long-shots in favor of areas known to contain commercial levels of oil or gas.The French major aims to drill 23 wells this year…

DAVOS: Oil Majors Huddle in DAVOS to Mull Future

Jan 24, 2019

When the global oil industry held its biggest annual gathering this week in the Swiss town of Davos, it invited banking bosses and fund managers to discuss two key topics - climate change and pressure from investors.The conclusion of the discussions…

Newcomers Pile into Race for Qatar LNG

Jan 23, 2019

Qatar is preparing to issue a tender for energy firms seeking a stake in its gas expansion project, drawing interest from long-standing partners as well as newcomers Chevron, Norway's Equinor and Italy's Eni, industry sources said.Plans to expand Qatar's liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities…

Woodside Boosts Spending for Next Leg of Growth

Jan 17, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd on Thursday flagged higher-than-expected investment spending for 2019 as it steps up early work on the two big natural gas developments that will drive its growth in the next decade.Australia's largest independent gas and oil producer plans to spend between $1…

Oil Majors Join Blockchain Platform

Jan 16, 2019

Oil majors Chevron and Total, along with major Indian refiner Reliance Industries, have joined the blockchain-based platform Vakt, London-based Vakt said on Tuesday.Vakt, already in use by other major trading firms since the end of last year…

Gorgon LNG Plant in Australia Shuts Train 3

Jan 16, 2019

Chevron Corp's Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has temporarily halted train 3 to address a mechanical issue, a company spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday.The cause of the halt is being investigated, he said.'There is no interruption…

Exxon to Be Indonesia's Top Oil Producer

Jan 16, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp unit Exxon Mobil Cepu Limited is expected to produce 216,000 barrels per day of crude oil in 2019, making it Indonesia's biggest oil producer, the country's upstream oil and gas regulator (SKKMigas) said.In second place Chevron…

Premier Oil Eyes North Sea Deals

Jan 14, 2019

Britain's Premier Oil Plc said on Monday it was looking to buy U.K. North Sea assets, after the Sunday Times reported that it was preparing to tap shareholders for cash to help it buy about $1.5 billion worth of oil fields.The company's shares fell as much as 12…

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