2017, May, 22, 16:40:00SAUDIS FINANCIAL PRESSURE
Saudi Arabia will go into the meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC producers in Vienna on May 25 determined to maximize its oil revenue through high prices, even if it must make large production cuts in return.
2017, May, 22, 16:35:00OPEC: THE LOWEST REVENUES
Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned about $433 billion in net oil export revenues in 2016, the lowest since 2004. In real dollar terms, the 2016 revenue represents a 15% decline from the $509 billion earned in 2015, mainly because of the fall in average annual crude oil prices and, to a lesser extent, because of decreases in OPEC net oil exports.
2017, May, 19, 12:40:00IMF WANT SAUDIS
The recent steps to increase the transparency of fiscal policy through the publication of the Fiscal Balance Program and the First Quarter Budget Report are very welcome. This greater transparency will help private businesses and investors better plan their investment and employment decisions.
2017, May, 11, 20:00:00ENI NET PROFIT € 965 MLN
Group results Adjusted operating profit: €1.83 billion, up by 215% or €1.25 billion, vs first quarter of 2016 Adjusted net profit: €0.74 billion (up by €0.74 billion vs the first quarter of 2016) Net profit: €0.97 billion Strong cash generation: €1.93 billion, up by 41% vs the first quarter of 2016; €2.60 billion before changes in working capital at replacement cost, up by 76% Capex: €2.83 billion (€2.42 billion on a pro-forma1 basis), in line with our strategy to bring cashgenerative projects on stream in 2017 Disposals agreed in the first quarter of 2017 of €2.9 billion, approximately 60% of the minimum target planned for the 2017-2020 four-year period Net debt: €14.9 billion, in line with the end of 2016 Leverage at March 31, 2017: stable at 0.28
2017, May, 11, 18:02:00ROSNEFT NET INCOME RUB 13 BLN
Net income attributable to Rosneft shareholders amounted to RUB 13 bln in 1Q 2017 (+8.3% vs adjusted net income in 1Q 2016) in view of significant negative effect of foreign exchange rates due to RUB appreciation.
2017, May, 11, 18:00:00TESCO NET LOSS $13.7 MLN
TESCO reported a U.S. GAAP net loss of $13.7 million, or $(0.29) per share, in the first quarter of 2017. Adjusted net loss for the quarter was $13.4 million, or $(0.29) per share, excluding special items, consisting primarily of charges related to restructuring costs. This compares to a U.S. GAAP net loss of $20.1 million, or $(0.43) per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2016, and a U.S. GAAP net loss of $56.8 million, or $(1.45) per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2016. Adjusted net loss in the fourth quarter of 2016 was $13.3 million, or $(0.28) per diluted share, and in the first quarter of 2016 was $17.9 million, or $(0.46) per diluted share.
2017, May, 10, 18:02:00SAUDI'S OIL POLICY
Saudi Arabia’s conventional approach to market management is no longer working: crude has fallen back below $50 a barrel, US shale oil output is again on the rise and Saudi-led Opec, if anything, is worse off than when it agreed the supply deal back in November, having cut volumes for little upside on price.
2017, May, 6, 17:05:00U.S. FEDERAL FUNDS RATE TO 1%
In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 3/4 to 1 percent. The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting some further strengthening in labor market conditions and a sustained return to 2 percent inflation.
2017, May, 6, 16:50:00STATOIL EARNINGS $3.3 BLN
Statoil reports adjusted earnings of USD 3.3 billion and an IFRS net operating income of USD 4.3 billion in the first quarter of 2017. The IFRS net income was USD 1.1 billion.
2017, May, 6, 16:45:00SHELL INCOME $3.5 BLN
Compared with the first quarter 2016, CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items increased by $2.2 billion, mainly driven by higher contributions from Upstream and Chemicals, partly offset by higher net interest expense.
2017, May, 6, 16:40:00CONOCO NET INCOME $586 MLN
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reported first-quarter 2017 earnings of $0.8 billion, or $0.62 per share, compared with a first-quarter 2016 loss of $1.5 billion, or ($1.18) per share. Excluding special items, first-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings were a loss of $19 million, or ($0.02) per share, compared with a first-quarter 2016 adjusted loss of $1.2 billion, or ($0.95) per share. Special items for the current quarter were primarily driven by a financial tax accounting benefit related to the previously announced Canadian disposition, partially offset by a non-cash impairment in Alaska.
2017, May, 4, 18:30:00U.S. DEFICIT $43.7 BLN
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $43.7 billion in March, down $0.1 billion from $43.8 billion in February, revised. March exports were $191.0 billion, $1.7 billion less than February exports. March imports were $234.7 billion, $1.7 billion less than February imports.
2017, May, 2, 16:05:00BP'S PROFIT $1.5 BLN
"Our year has started well. BP is focused on the disciplined delivery of our plans. First quarter earnings and cash flow were robust. We have shown continued operational momentum - it was another strong quarter for the Downstream and the first of our seven new Upstream major projects has started up, with a further three near completion. We expect these to drive a material improvement in operating cash flow from the second half."
2017, May, 2, 16:00:00NABORS NET LOSS $149 MLN
Nabors Industries Ltd. reported first quarter 2017 operating revenue of $563 million, compared to operating revenue of $539 million in the prior quarter. Net income from continuing operations attributable to Nabors for the quarter was a loss of $149 million, or $0.52 per share, compared to a loss of $331 million, or $1.17 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2016. The first quarter results include $7.8 million in net after-tax charges, or $0.03 per share, representing premiums incurred in open market purchases of near-term debt.
2017, May, 1, 12:30:00GAZPROM'S PROFIT UP 21%
Profit attributable to the owners of PJSC Gazprom for the year ended December 31, 2016 totaled RUB 951,637 million which is RUB 164,581 million, or 21 %, more than for the same period of the prior year.