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Petrofac Expects Wider Loss for 2022 after Portfolio Review

Apr 12, 2023

Petrofac Ltd said on Wednesday it expects to report a wider operating loss of about $150 million to $170 million for 2022, after a review of its portfolio of contracts and contractual and commercial issues revealed increased costs. The oilfield…

Sembcorp Marine Proposes Name Change Following Merger with Keppel Offshore & Marine

Apr 03, 2023

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine said Monday it was proposing to change its name from “Sembcorp Marine Ltd” to “Seatrium Limited.'This follows the completion of the combination of the company's businesses and Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd on February 28…

Shell Australia Names New Chair

Mar 30, 2023

Cecile Wake will succeed Tony Nunan as Chair of Shell Australia effective May 22, 2023, Shell Australia said Thursday. Nunan, who led the Australian business for the past three years, will take up the newly created role of Chief of Staff and Corporate Relations…

Alex Doering Promoted to CFO at Carnarvon Energy

Mar 03, 2023

The Australian oil company Carnarvon Energy has named Alex Doering its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective June 1, 2023.Doering is the current Financial Controller at Carnarvon and Joint Company Secretary, and has been with the company…

Indonesia: MedcoEnergi Boosts Capex by Nearly 50%

Feb 09, 2023

Indonesian energy company Medco Energi Internasional MEDC.JK (MedcoEnergi) will raise its capital expenditure by nearly 50% to about $370 million this year, with a bigger portion allocated to oil and gas development, a company director said on Thursday…

Inpex Forecasts 38% Drop in Net Income for 2023

Feb 09, 2023

Japan's Inpex on Thursday forecast a 38% fall in net income to 270 billion yen ($2 billion) and a 19% fall in sales to 1.9 trillion yen this year, hit by lower oil prices and a stronger yen. The country's top exploration and production company…

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…

Wintershall Dea Exits Russia

Jan 18, 2023

BASF will take a 7.3 billion euro ($7.9 billion) writedown as its Wintershall Dea energy business pulls out of Russia, the German chemicals giant said, triggering a net loss for 2022 and sending its shares lower. Wintershall Dea has deep ties to Russia…

UAE Names ADNOC Chief Jaber as COP28 Climate Conference President

Jan 12, 2023

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that Sultan al-Jaber, the head of state oil giant ADNOC, would act as president of the COP28 climate conference it is hosting this year. Jaber, also UAE's minister of industry and technology and its climate envoy…

ONGC Names Rawat as Director of Exploration

Jan 03, 2023

India's national oil company ONGC has appointed Sushma Rawat as Director of Exploration. She prevciously served as Executive Director-Basin Manager, Assam & Assam Arakan.She takes over the reins as Director of Exploration from Rajesh Kumar Srivastava…

Report: Iranian Oil Workers Protest for Higher Wages

Dec 19, 2022

Groups of oil workers held protests in southern Iran on Saturday, demanding higher wages and retirement bonuses, according to videos and reports posted on social media.The reported oil workers’ protests, which Reuters could not verify, come…

Report: Offshore Oil Worker Kills Colleague on a Rig in Qatar

Dec 15, 2022

A British offshore oil worker in Qatar murdered a coworker on an offshore oil rig, hid the body, and tried to kill another coworker on Monday, the British media reported.The Mirror initially reported that all three workers are from Scotland and employees of Stapem Offshore…

TotalEnergies Pulls Out of Russia's Novatek with $3.7B Write-down

Dec 09, 2022

French oil giant TotalEnergies, one of the last Western holdouts in Russia after the war in Ukraine, said it was withdrawing its two members from Novatek's board and would take a $3.7 billion hit to write off the value of its stake in the Russian group…

Indonesia Eyes IPOs at Two Pertamina Units Next Year

Dec 07, 2022

Indonesia aims to launch initial public offerings for the upstream and geothermal units of state firm energy Pertamina next year to fund expansion, a senior government official told parliament on Wednesday. Pertamina Hulu Energi, the upstream unit of Pertamina…

ADNOC Awards Food Catering Services Deals Worth $272M

Dec 06, 2022

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed contracts worth over AED 1 billion (around $272,25 million) with four Abu Dhabi companies to provide food catering services to all ADNOC Group companies from 2022 to 2027.The contracts were signed…

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