Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) reported earnings of $1.3 billion ($0.68 per share – diluted) for third quarter 2016, compared with earnings of $2.0 billion ($1.09 per share – diluted) in the third quarter of 2015. Foreign currency effects increased earnings in the 2016 third quarter by $72 million, compared with an increase of $394 million a year earlier. Sales and other operating revenues in third quarter 2016 were $29 billion, compared to $33 billion in the year-ago period.
BP estimated its share of Rosneft net income for the third quarter to be $120 million5, compared with $246 million for 2Q 2016 and $382 million for 3Q 2015. In July BP received a dividend of $332 million, representing 35% of BP’s share of Rosneft’s 2015 IFRS net income.
Total once again reported solid quarterly results with adjusted net income of $2.1 billion and operating cash flow before working capital changes of $4.5 billion. The Group increased cash flow by 13% compared to the second quarter 2016 despite a 27% reduction in European refining margins and flat Brent prices.
ConocoPhillips’ nine-month 2016 earnings were a net loss of $3.6 billion, or ($2.88) per share, compared with a nine-month 2015 net loss of $1.0 billion, or ($0.80) per share. Nine-month 2016 adjusted earnings were a net loss of $3.0 billion, or ($2.40) per share, compared with a nine-month 2015 adjusted net loss of $0.6 billion, or ($0.50) per share.
Revenues for the third quarter of 2016 were $1.65 billion, a decrease of five percent compared to the second quarter of 2016 and a decrease of 50 percent from the third quarter of 2015. Operating loss for the third quarter was $1.19 billion, or 72.1 percent of sales. Excluding other items, operating loss was $108 million, or 6.6 percent of sales. Adjusted EBITDA (operating profit excluding other items before depreciation and amortization) for the third quarter was $68 million, or 4.1 percent of sales, an increase of $43 million from the second quarter of 2016.
Net operating income was USD 737 million in the third quarter compared to USD 883 million in the same period of 2015. The reduction was primarily due to lower oil and gas prices, expensed exploration wells and lower refinery margins. Continued progress on the improvement programme with reduced costs and strong operational performance contributing positively to the results.
Nabors Industries Ltd. ("Nabors") (NYSE: NBR) today reported third-quarter 2016 operating revenues of $519.7 million, compared to operating revenues of $571.6 million in the second quarter of 2016. Net income from continuing operations, attributable to Nabors, for the current quarter was a loss of $99.0 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $183.7 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, last quarter.
Total company revenue was flat at $3.8 billion, operating income was $128 million, and cash flow from operating activities for the third quarter was in excess of $1.0 billion. These results were driven primarily by increased utilization in North America, as well as effective global cost and working capital management.
Baker Hughes Announces Third Quarter Results: - Revenue of $2.4 billion for the quarter, down 2% sequentially and 38% year-over-year - Operating losses were $321 million for the quarter, a sequential improvement of $249 million, or 44% - GAAP net loss per share of $1.00 for the quarter includes $0.85 per share of adjusting items - Cash flows from operating activities were $119 million for the quarter
"With the unparalleled cost and cash discipline we have established, we are confident in our capability to deliver incremental margins north of 65% and a free cash conversion rate above 75%. Going forward, this will give us significant flexibility to both re-invest in our business and steadily return cash to our shareholders. This capability, together with our unmatched scale and our unique ability to drive change throughout our company, clearly sets us apart from other industry players."