2019, May, 2, 17:00:00OPEC + RUSSIA OBLIGATIONS
Russia is meeting its obligations under the OPEC/non-OPEC crude production agreement, and participants remain committed to the arrangement, despite ongoing uncertainty over world energy market developments.
2019, May, 2, 16:25:00U.S. FEDERAL FUNDS RATE 2.25 - 2.5%
Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Committee seeks to foster maximum employment and price stability. In support of these goals, the Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 percent.
2019, May, 2, 16:20:00FRANCE'S NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN
France's ambitious energy plan will require substantial investment efforts over the next few years. Against this backdrop, the French government has expressed a willingness to propose a new remuneration framework for the existing nuclear fleet - though the timing and details of such a regulatory change remain uncertain and remote. What's more, the French state has opened the option of increasing its stake in EDF (currently 83.7%) by as early as 2019. If, or indeed when, these developments are implemented it could be credit positive.
2019, May, 2, 16:15:00GAZPROM'S PROFIT: TWICE
Profit attributable to the owners of PJSC Gazprom for the year ended December 31, 2018 amounted to RUB 1,456,270 million which is by RUB 741,968 million, or 104 %, more than for the year ended December 31, 2017.
2019, May, 2, 16:10:00BP'S RC PROFIT $2 BLN
For the first quarter, underlying replacement cost (RC) profit* was $2,358 million, compared with $2,586 million in 2018. Underlying RC profit is after adjusting RC profit* for a net charge for non-operating items* of $252 million and net adverse fair value accounting effects* of $11 million (both on a post-tax basis). RC profit was $2,095 million for the first quarter, compared with $2,389 million in 2018.
2019, May, 2, 15:55:00BAKER HUGHES NET INCOME $32 MLN
Baker Hughes, a GE company Announces First Quarter 2019 Results Orders of $5.7 billion for the quarter, down 17% sequentially and up 9% year-over-year Revenue of $5.6 billion for the quarter, down 10% sequentially and up 4% year-over-year
2019, April, 29, 12:00:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $71 ANEW
Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran.
2019, April, 29, 11:50:00MULTI TRILLION DOLLAR ENERGY MARKET
Most of the systems in the U.S. were constructed in the 50s and 60s and they had a life expectancy of 50 years. Today, almost all operate at maximum capacity and they are all stretched to the limit. With population growth, spiraling demand, changes in power generation and mandates for the use of clean and renewable energy sources, change must come quickly.
2019, April, 29, 11:25:00EUROPE'S NUCLEAR VALUE
The European nuclear industry sustains more than 1.1 million jobs in the EU and generates more than half a trillion euros in GDP, according to a new study by Deloitte released yesterday. The study was commissioned by the European nuclear trade association Foratom to assess the contribution of the nuclear sector to the overall economy of the EU28 both today and in 2050.
2019, April, 29, 11:20:00RENEWABLE FALLING COSTS
Now, rapidly falling costs for these technologies are boosting global renewable energy capacity. Renewable energy sources can help reduce carbon emissions substantially and the effects of global warming.
2019, April, 29, 11:15:00IRAN'S INFLATION 40%
Iran’s economy shrank by 3.9 percent last year, according to IMF estimates, and is expected to shrink by 6 percent in 2019, Jihad Azour, director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia department, told Reuters adding, however, that the projection preceded the latest elimination of waivers.
2019, April, 29, 11:10:00U.S. GDP UP 3.2%
U.S. Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.
2019, April, 29, 11:05:00VIETNAM'S GROWTH 6.5%
The outlook for Vietnam’s economy remains sound, aided by its strong fundamentals, diversified trade structure, and by the authorities’ commitment to macroeconomic stability and private sector-led growth. However, a soft landing of growth is expected, to 6.5 percent in 2019 and over the medium term, reflecting weak external conditions. Inflation is expected to pick up slightly in 2019 on the back of administered price increases but should remain below the authorities’ four percent target.
2019, April, 29, 11:00:00TOTAL NET INCOME $2.8 BLN
“Markets remained volatile with Brent averaging $63/b in the first quarter, down 6% from last year, while natural gas prices were down 11% in Europe and 30% in Asia. Adjusted net income was $2.8 billion this quarter, down 4%, and return on equity held steady at 12% this quarter.
2019, April, 29, 10:50:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 21 TO 991
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 21 rigs from last week to 991, with oil rigs down 20 to 805, gas rigs down 1 to 186, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0. Canada Rig Count is down 3 rigs from last week to 63, with oil rigs unchanged at 19 and gas rigs down 3 to 44.