"Looking through the cycle, our investment plans and portfolio actions are focused firmly on reshaping Shell into a world-class investment case through stronger, sustained and growing free cash flow per share".
TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced net income attributable to common shares for second quarter 2016 of $365 million or $0.52 per share compared to $429 million or $0.60 per share for the same period in 2015.
"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.
The World Bank is raising its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to $43 per barrel from $41 per barrel due to supply outages and robust demand in the second quarter.
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.
Rosneft Finance S.A. (Rosneft subsidiary) has paid off series 2 eurobonds amounting to $1 bln of total nominal value. Those eurobonds were issued by the former TNK-BP Group in 2006, maturing 10 years later, with the coupon rate of 7.5% p.a.
“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.