2019, May, 8, 11:30:00EXXON, PETROCHINA IN IRAQ: $53 BLN
Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina,
2019, May, 8, 11:20:00OCCIDENTAL SALES $8.8 BLN
Occidental Petroleum Corp agreed to sell Anadarko's Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa assets to Total SA for $8.8 billion.
2019, May, 8, 11:10:00NEW RUSSIA'S LNG INVESTMENT: $1,1 BLN
The Government of the Russian Federation has approved the plan to develop the investment project aimed at building a LNG terminal in Murmansk Region.
2019, May, 8, 11:05:00NORWAY'S GROWTH 2.5%
After growing by 2.2 percent in 2018, mainland economic activity is expected to accelerate further and rise by about 2.5 percent this year, before growth slows to 2.1 percent in 2020.
2019, May, 6, 12:00:00MOZAMBIQUE'S LNG PROJECTS
With estimated gas reserves of over 5,000 Bcm, Mozambique has attracted three LNG projects with total capacity of more than 30 million mt/year and $50 billion capex development, with commissioning expected between 2022 and 2025.
2019, May, 6, 11:55:00SHELL SELLS INDONESIA'S LNG
Shell, the world’s largest buyer and seller of LNG, is raising cash to help pay for its $54 billion purchase of BG Group in 2015 and hopes to raise around $1 billion from the sale of its 35 percent stake in the project, the sources said.
2019, May, 6, 11:45:00SHELL CCS EARNINGS $5.3 BLN
CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items were $5.3 billion, reflecting lower realised chemicals and refining margins, decreased realised oil prices and lower tax credits, partly offset by stronger contributions from trading as well as increased realised LNG and gas prices compared with the first quarter 2018. In addition, there was a negative impact of $43 million related to the implementation of IFRS 16.
2019, May, 6, 11:40:00COAL FIRED POWER PLANT FOR EUROPE
General Electric will build and equip a new 500 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kosovo
2019, May, 6, 11:35:00U.S. UNCOMPLETED WELLS UP
The number of drilled but uncompleted wells in seven key oil and natural gas production regions in the United States has increased over the last two years, reaching a high of 8,504 wells in February 2019,
2019, May, 6, 11:35:00U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN TO 3.6%
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported
2019, May, 6, 11:25:00NORWAY'S FUND RETURNED 9.1%
The Government is allowing for the Government Pension Fund Global to be invested in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure under the dedicated environmental mandates. Such investments shall be subject to the same profitability and transparency requirements as the other investments of the Fund, says Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance.
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.