EBRD - Economic growth in Russia is expected to hold steady at 1.5 per cent this year and into 2019 as the positive impact of higher oil prices is offset by the negative economic consequences of sanctions imposed by the United States of America and the European Union (EU), said the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
IMF - Egypt's GDP growth accelerated from 4.2 percent in 2016/17 to 5.3 percent in 2017/18 while unemployment declined to below 10 percent.
BP - BP has completed the $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP’s U.S. unconventional assets in a landmark deal that will significantly upgrade BP’s U.S. onshore oil and gas portfolio and help drive long-term growth.
SHELL - CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items were $5.6 billion, compared with $4.1 billion in the third quarter 2017. Earnings primarily benefited from increased realised oil, gas and LNG prices as well as higher contributions from trading in Integrated Gas, partly offset by lower margins in Downstream, higher deferred tax charges in Upstream and adverse currency exchange effects.
SHELL - Royal Dutch Shell plc (the ‘company’) announces the commencement of trading in the second tranche of its share buyback programme previously announced on July 26, 2018. The company’s intention is to buy back at least $25 billion of its shares by the end of 2020, subject to further progress with debt reduction and oil price conditions.
REPSOL - Repsol posted net income of 2.171 billion euros in the first nine months of the year, an increase of 37% over the same period of the previous year, and the highest 9-month result in the last decade.
TRANSCANADA - TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada or the Company) announced net income attributable to common shares for third quarter 2018 of $928 million or $1.02 per share compared to net income of $612 million or $0.70 per share for the same period in 2017.
NOBLE ENERGY - The Company reported third quarter net income attributable to Noble Energy of $227 million, or $0.47 per diluted share. Net income including noncontrolling interest was $248 million.
PLATTS - Consolidation through the oil and gas sector is heating up, spurred in many cases by too many small companies, lack of operator scale, profits and in the oilfield services segment, an inability to raise prices after the recent downturn, industry executives said
БАНК РОССИИ - Совет директоров Банка России 26 октября 2018 года принял решение сохранить ключевую ставку на уровне 7,50% годовых.
BP - For the third quarter, underlying RC profit was $3,838 million, compared with $1,865 million in 2017. Underlying RC profit is after adjusting RC profit for a net charge for non-operating items of $649 million and net adverse fair value accounting effects of $98 million (both on a post-tax basis). RC profit was $3,091 million for the third quarter, compared with $1,379 million in 2017.
ANADARKO - Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) announced 2018 third‑quarter results, reporting net income attributable to common stockholders of $363 million, or $0.72 per share (diluted).
FT - Kazakhstan’s state-run oil and gas company KazMunaiGas is finalising plans for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $6.5bn, in what could be central Asia’s largest ever stock market listing.
BHGE - Orders of $5.7 billion for the quarter, down 5% sequentially and flat year-over-year. Revenue of $5.7 billion for the quarter, up 2% sequentially and up 7% year-over-year. GAAP operating income of $282 million for the quarter, increased $204 million sequentially and increased $475 million year-over-year.
U.S. BEA - Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018 (table 1), according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 4.2 percent.