2018, December, 3, 11:45:00GAZPROM'S PROFIT: +75%
GAZPROM - Profit attributable to the owners of PJSC Gazprom for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 totalled RUB 1,017,250 million which is by RUB 435,416 million, or 75%, more than for the same period of the prior year.
2018, December, 3, 11:40:00SHELL SELLS $1.3 BLN
SHELL - Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliate Shell Overseas Holdings Limited, has completed the sale of its shares in Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL), which holds a 45% interest in the Corrib gas venture, for up to $1.30 billion (€1.14 billion), to Nephin Energy Holdings Limited (NEHL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Completion follows receipt of all necessary partner and regulatory consents and the transaction’s effective date is 1 January 2017.
2018, November, 30, 11:30:00U.S. GDP UP OF 3.5%
U.S. BEA - Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 4.2 percent.
2018, November, 30, 11:25:00U.S.: MICH WORSE
SA - By most accounts, the U.S. has the highest level of economic inequality among developed countries. It has the world's greatest per capita health expenditures yet the lowest life expectancy among comparable countries.
2018, November, 30, 11:00:00LUKOIL'S PROFIT UP BY 54%
LUKOIL - For the first nine months of 2018 profit attributable to PJSC LUKOIL shareholders was RUB 460.1 billion, up 54.3% year-on-year. In the third quarter of 2018 profit increased by 9.8% quarter-on-quarter to RUB 183.8 billion. The growth was constrained by higher DD&A due to the launch of new production facilities.
2018, November, 28, 12:55:00U.S. ENERGY PRESSURE
FT - in the third quarter of this year the US E&P sector was able to cover its capital spending from its operating cash flows, if only barely. The plunge in oil prices over the past two months is bringing those concerns gushing to the surface again.
2018, November, 28, 12:40:00U.S. SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGES
PLATTS - Overall, the report found that without more significant global mitigation, "climate change is projected to impose substantial damages on the US economy, human health and the environment."
2018, November, 28, 12:05:00PETRONAS PROFIT UP BY 67%
PETRONAS - PETRONAS Group's revenue for the third quarter of 2018 increased by 19% as compared to the third quarter of 2017 mainly due to the impact of higher average realised prices recorded for key products partially offset by the effect of strengthening of Ringgit against US Dollar exchange rate and the impact of lower sales volume mainly for LNG.
2018, November, 28, 12:00:00NORWAY'S FUND ENDS
REUTERS - Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, will no longer exclude Cairn Energy Plc (CNE.L) and Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS.N) from its portfolio of investments, the Norwegian central bank said on Tuesday.
2018, November, 23, 12:15:00GAZPROM INVESTMENT: RUB 1,325.724 BLN
GAZPROM - Pursuant to the draft investment program for 2019, the overall amount of investments will stand at RUB 1,325.724 billion, with RUB 963.019 billion intended for capital investments, RUB 151.505 billion for the acquisition of non-current assets, and RUB 211.2 billion for long-term financial investments.
2018, November, 23, 12:05:00VENEZUELA'S ECONOMY DOWN 17%
REUTERS - Preliminary data compiled by Venezuela’s central bank shows the economy shrank by 16.6 percent in 2017 compared with the year before, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, the country’s sharpest decline on record.
2018, November, 23, 12:00:00UZBEKISTAN'S GDP UP 5%
IMF - Uzbekistan's gross domestic product (GDP) continued to expand at about 5 percent. Growth in the communication, construction, mining, and some service sectors remained strong through the third quarter.
2018, November, 22, 10:55:00GAZPROM NEFT PROFIT: +58%
GAZPROM NEFT - RUB298.7 billion — Gazprom Neft’s net profit for 9M 2018, a 58-percent increase on 9M 2017; RUB614.5 billion adjusted EBITDA* for the first nine months of 2018 — up 53.9 percent on 9M 2017; Free cash flow (FCF) for 9M 2018, standing at RUB134.8 billion, a 62.4-percent increase year-on-year.
2018, November, 22, 10:40:00BRITAIN'S GROWTH 1.5%
IMF - Britain's growth is projected to remain around 1½ percent going forward, under a baseline scenario that assumes a smooth transition to a broad free trade agreement with the EU.
2018, November, 22, 10:35:00SOUTH AFRICA'S LAGGING
IMF - Some of the negative effects of the changing external environment are already being felt in South Africa despite its economic resilience.