"Our portfolio continues to perform exceptionally well, and we've continued to significantly reduce our cost structure throughout the year," said Al Walker, Anadarko Chairman, President and CEO.
On a GAAP basis, net loss attributable to Baker Hughes for the second quarter was $911 million, or $2.08 per diluted share, compared to $981 million, or $2.22 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2016. The second quarter includes charges related to goodwill impairment, asset impairments, restructuring, and inventory, almost entirely offset by the merger termination fee paid to the Company by Halliburton as a result of the termination of the Merger Agreement on April 30, 2016.
Suncor recorded a second quarter 2016 operating loss of $565 million ($0.36 per common share) and cash flow from operations of $916 million ($0.58 per common share), compared to operating earnings of $906 million ($0.63 per common share) and cash flow from operations of $2.155 billion ($1.49 per common share) in the prior year quarter. A net loss of $735 million ($0.46 per common share) was recorded in the second quarter of 2016, compared with net earnings of $729 million ($0.50 per common share) in the prior year quarter.
National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) reported a second quarter 2016 net loss of $217 million, or $0.58 per share. Excluding other items, net loss for the quarter was $114 million, or $0.30 per share. Other items included $143 million in pre-tax charges ($103 million net of tax) primarily associated with severance, facility closure costs, and write-off of certain fixed assets.
In the first half 2016, our profit amounted to RR 161.9 billion (RR 53.61 per share), representing an increase of 121.7% as compared to the first half 2015.
“We see continued progress on our plan to improve efficiency and make faster and deeper cost reductions. As an additional tool to strengthen the company’s financial flexibility, we have successfully introduced a scrip dividend”, says Sætre.
“Our second quarter results showed resilience in the face of another challenging quarter marked by lower activity levels and continued pricing pressure around the globe,” said Dave Lesar, Chairman and CEO.
Schlumberger Chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard commented, “In the second quarter market conditions worsened further in most parts of our global operations, but in spite of the continuing headwinds we now appear to have reached the bottom of the cycle. As we continued to navigate this challenging environment, we again delivered robust pretax operating income, operating margin, and free cash flow. This performance came as a result of our strong execution and, in some cases, at the expense of revenue as we began shifting focus onto recovering our pricing concessions and high-grading our contract portfolio".
Bob Dudley, BP group chief executive said: " BP today is a stronger, more focused and more disciplined company. We continue to actively develop a strong, balanced portfolio and we are managing the business for value over volume. Our relentless group-wide focus on capital and cost discipline is helping BP to become much more efficient while maintaining the investment needed for future growth".
In Q1 2016 net income was at RUB 14 bln. Decline of net income compared to RUB 53 bln in Q4 2015 resulted from EBITDA decrease and from recognition of one-offs from insurance compensation and sales of investments in the total amount of RUB 38 bln in other income at the end of 2015.