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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…

Suncor Energy CEO Sees No Need for Oil Output Cuts

Nov 01, 2018

Suncor Energy Inc , Canada's second-largest energy producer, does not need to reduce crude output as some of its peers are doing to cope with low prices, Chief Executive Steve Williams said on Thursday.Suncor, which has dedicated pipeline space for its crude as well as refineries in Canada…

NNPC, BP Swap Crude for Products

Nov 01, 2018

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC said it had signed a crude-for-product swap deal with oil major BP.In its brief statement on Twitter late on Wednesday, NNPC said more details would be provided later. BP and NNPC did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Thursday…

Oil Exports from Iraqi Southern Ports Slide

Nov 01, 2018

Iraq's oil exports from southern ports on the Gulf averaged 3.469 million barrels per day (bpd) in October, lower than the September average, the oil ministry said on Thursday.Iraq exported 3.560 million bpd of crude oil in September.Iraqi oil…

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…

Hindustan Petroleum Profit Dives

Nov 01, 2018

State-owned refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd posted a 37.1 percent fall in second-quarter profit on Thursday, dented by rising costs amid higher raw material and forex expenses.Net profit came in at 10.92 billion rupees ($148.62 million) in the quarter ended Sept…

Marathon Petroleum Profits Miss

Nov 01, 2018

U.S. oil refiner Marathon Petroleum's third-quarter profit missed Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as higher costs offset gains from cheaper crude.Marathon said total costs climbed 22 percent to $21.73 billion in the quarter ended September…

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…

BP Completes $10.5-billion BHP Billiton Acquisition

Nov 01, 2018

London-based BP Plc BP has completed the $10.5-billion acquisition of BHP’s U.S. unconventional assets in a landmark deal that will significantly upgrade BP’s U.S. onshore oil and gas portfolio, in a move that upgrades and repositions its American onshore business…

Australia: Triangle Energy Joins Key Petroleum in Mt Horner Oilfield

Nov 01, 2018

Australian oil and gas production and exploration company Triangle Energy (TEG) has entered a farmout deal with fellow oil junior Key Petroleum to acquire a 50% stake in the Mt Horner oilfield in Western Australia’s Perth Basin.'The Board of…

Shipping Industry Welcomes EU Support to Green Fuel

Oct 31, 2018

The shipping industry and the European Independent fuel suppliers welcome the European Parliament’s support to incentivize the uptake of low-carbon and carbon-free alternative fuels and to remove disparities in energy taxation.On 25 October…

Ghana FSU/FSRU Finally Under Construction

Oct 31, 2018

Ghana's liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project is finally under construction, years after its original inception, with two vessels contracted to store and regasify the fuel by the second quarter of 2020, a project partner said on Wednesday…

Petrobras Stops Chevron Plan to Drill Offshore Brazil

Oct 31, 2018

A decision by Petrobras not to invest in drilling new wells has derailed Chevron Corp's plan to resume exploration in a Brazilian offshore field, people familiar with the matter said.Chevron, which operates the field with a 52 percent stake…

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 Points to Higher E&P Budget for 2019

Oct 31, 2018

U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp said on Wednesday its exploration and production budget in 2019 would be closer to $3 billion.The company said it expects capital expenditure to average about $3 billion through 2025, up from its current-year forecast of $2…

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