2019, February, 13, 12:00:00U.S. LNG FOR EUROPE
PLATTS - Europe is likely to be a prime destination for US LNG cargoes well into the next decade as shipping costs make Europe preferable to Asia as a destination for US exporters, Massimo Mantovani, head of gas and LNG marketing at Italy's Eni, said Monday.
2019, February, 13, 11:50:00IMPORTANT EUROPE'S NUCLEAR
WNN - Nuclear energy can help the European Union achieve a sustainable and low-carbon future while providing people with reliable and affordable electricity, Foratom - the European nuclear trade body - says in a new position paper.
2019, February, 11, 10:35:00RUSSIA SANCTIONS ISN'T OBSTACLE
PLATTS - "Imports of Russian crude oil and LNG do not go through any chokepoints such as the Strait of Hormuz. Therefore they are important for the diversification of Japan's energy import sources, and I hope that Russia will play an even larger role. I would like to continue working to expand our cooperation," Seko said.
2019, February, 11, 10:30:00NORD STREAM 2 CONTROL
REUTERS - Nord Stream 2 has divided the EU, with German opposition to the new draft rules stalling discussions since it was proposed by the EU executive in November 2017.
2019, February, 11, 10:25:00NORD STREAM 2 RISKS
REUTERS - The pipeline project, which is majority owned by Russian energy giant Gazprom, plans to tap lenders this year, a spokesman for Nord Stream 2 told Reuters. He did not comment on the risk of new sanctions.
2019, February, 8, 12:00:00GERMANY'S GAS INDEPENDENCE
REUTERS - Germany will not become dependent on Russia for gas due to Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, stressing that it was crucial to ensure Ukraine remained a transit country for gas.
2019, February, 8, 11:55:00GAZPROM FOR PAKISTAN
GAZPROM - The document, which serves as a follow-up to the Memorandum inked by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in September 2018, provides for a joint feasibility study regarding gas supplies from the Middle East to South Asian countries.
2019, February, 8, 11:45:00U.S. GAS RECORD
EIA - Total estimated consumption by the power, industrial, and residential/commercial sectors and total estimated natural gas exports—by pipeline and as feedstock to liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities—reached 145.9 billion cubic feet (Bcf) on January 30, compared with the previous record of 143.9 Bcf set in 2018.
2019, February, 8, 11:30:00AUSTRALIA'S LNG UP
PLATTS - LNG exports from Australia's east coast rose 9% month on month to 1.93 million mt in January, buoyed by strong sales to China and Japan, data from the Gladstone Ports Corporation showed Thursday.
2019, February, 8, 11:25:00IRAN'S GAS PRODUCTION UP
SHANA - Zangeneh said Iran had outdone Qatar in recovery from the giant offshore South Pars gas field and surpassed Iraq in production from jointly owned oil reservoirs.
2019, February, 8, 11:10:00TOTAL NET INCOME $13.6 BLN UP 28%
TOTAL - Benefiting from the rise of oil prices to $71/b on average in 2018 compared to $54/b in 2017, while remaining volatile, the Group reported adjusted net income of $13.6 billion in 2018, an increase of 28%, a return on average capital employed close to 12%, the highest among the majors, and a pre-dividend breakeven below 30 $/b.
2019, February, 6, 11:00:00ROSNEFT'S NET INCOME, $: +134%
ROSNEFT - Financial results for 12M 2018 and 4Q 2018 EBITDA growth by 1.5 times YoY up to RUB 2 trln with margins improvement up to 25% Net Income jumped by 2.5 times YoY up to RUB 549 bln in 12M 2018 Fee cash flow in 12M 2018 up to USD 17.9 bln Drop over USD 14 bln of total trading prepayments and net debt
2019, February, 6, 10:55:00ROSNEFT'S PRODUCTION 5.8 MBD
ROSNEFT - Hydrocarbon production amounted to 285.5 mln toe (5.80 mmboed) in 2018, exceeded 2017 levels by 1.3%. Q4 2018 hydrocarbon production amounted to 73.7 mln toe (5.94 mmboed), which exceeded the Q3 2018 result by 1.8%.
2019, February, 6, 10:50:00ROSNEFT'S RESERVES +4%
ROSNEFT - As of 31.12.2018, Rosneft SEC proven hydrocarbon reserves were 41,431 mmboe (5,597 mmtoe)*. The hydrocarbon reserves increased by 1,524 mmboe (202 mln toe) versus reserves as of 2017 end or by 4%.
2019, February, 6, 10:40:00LUKOIL'S PRODUCTION 2.3 MBD
LUKOIL - In 2018 LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production excluding West Qurna-2 project was 2,319 thousand boe per day, which is 3.8% higher year-on-year. In the fourth quarter of 2018 production increased by 1.9% quarter-on-quarter and averaged 2,371 thousand boe per day. The increase was mainly driven by the development of gas projects in Uzbekistan.