PLATTS - Gazprom Export sold the highest volume of gas on its Electronic Sales Platform (ESP) on Friday for almost a month, with 62 million cu m of gas sold for December delivery to four points in central and eastern Europe.
INTERFAX-UKRAINE - The final price of gas for households (taking into account transportation, distribution costs and VAT) will be UAH 8,548.92 per 1,000 cubic meters (a rise of 22.9% on the price that is in effect since April 1, 2017), and for municipal heat supply enterprises – UAH 8,361.85 per 1,000 cubic meters (a rise of 22.8%).
PETROBRAS - Net income attributable to the shareholders of Petrobras was US$ 6,622 million in 9M-2018, a 315% increase compared to US$ 1,596 million in 9M-2017. The result improved mainly due to increase in domestic oil products and oil exports margins and to the drop in net finance expenses.
CHEVRON - Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) reported earnings of $4.0 billion ($2.11 per share – diluted) for third quarter 2018, compared with $2.0 billion ($1.03 per share – diluted) in the third quarter of 2017.
NOV VARCO - National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program to purchase up to $500 million of the Company's outstanding common stock.
REUTERS - Brent crude oil LCOc1 was down 30 cents a barrel at $72.53 by 0815 GMT. U.S. light crude CLc1 was 30 cents lower at $62.84 a barrel.
BLOOMBERG - Russia’s crude and condensate output averaged 11.412 million barrels a day last month, according to data from the Energy Ministry’s CDU-TEK unit released Friday. That’s about 160,000 barrels a day more than two years ago, before Russia agreed to cut supply with OPEC. It’s a post-Soviet record, and not far off the highest-ever output.
МИНЭНЕРГО РОССИИ - На фоне происходящих интеграционных процессов на Евразийском пространстве Электроэнергетический Совет СНГ продолжает играть важную роль в рамках объединения энергосистем государств Содружества.
FT - Russia has vowed to help Iran counter US attempts to throttle its oil sales when sanctions come into effect next week, saying it will continue trading Tehran’s crude in defiance of Washington.
U.S. BEA - The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $54.0 billion in September, up $0.7 billion from $53.3 billion in August,
U.S. BLS - Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 250,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care, in manufacturing, in construction, and in transportation and warehousing.
WNN - The UK and Canada signed a bilateral Nuclear Cooperation Agreement (NCA), the third such agreement signed by the UK this year in preparation for its exit from the European Union. It will allow the UK and Canada to continue their "mutually beneficial" civil nuclear cooperation when current European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) arrangements cease to apply in the UK, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said.
MEOG - ADNOC plans $132bn Capex until 2023, gas self-sufficiency and oil production capacity of 4mn bpd in 2020
EXXONMOBIL - Exxon Mobil Corporation announced estimated third quarter 2018 earnings of $6.2 billion, or $1.46 per share assuming dilution, compared with $4 billion a year earlier.
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 1 rig from last week to 1,067, with oil rigs down 1 to 874 and gas rigs unchanged at 193. Canada Rig Count is down 2 rigs from last week to 198, with oil rigs down 3 to 121, gas rigs up 1 to 77, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0.