2019, October, 11, 11:45:00SAUDI ARAMCO IPO: $100 BLN
With an oil production capacity of about 12mn b/d and posting a profit of $46.9bn in the first half of 2019, Aramco is betting institutional investors will rush to buy the 5% stake set to be sold by the Saudi government.
2019, October, 7, 13:20:00GECF: EXCEPTIONAL GROWTH
The Russian Energy Minister noted that 2018 was an exceptional year for growth for the natural gas industry with consumption recording a 5% growth, the fastest growth since 2010, to average 3.95 Tcm. The trade in 2018 was also characterized by a significant growth where global pipeline gas trade increased by almost 8%, including re-export operations in Europe. LNG trade growth continued exponentially with 10% for the second consecutive year, averaging a level of around 320 Mt.
2019, September, 23, 14:00:00U.S. PETROLEUM DEMAND 21.5 MBD
Total U.S. petroleum demand of 21.5 mb/d was highest for any month since August 2005; Improved infrastructure helped increase supply and lower prices; Highest U.S. petroleum exports (8.1 mb/d) for the month of August; and Total inventories increased year-on-year for the ninth consecutive month.
2019, September, 23, 13:45:00ROSNEFT INVESTMENT FOR INDIA
Минприроды России произвело оценку запасов полезных ископаемых в натуральном и стоимостном измерениях по итогам 2018 года и их изменений относительно результатов оценки по итогам 2017 года.
2019, September, 17, 12:55:002020: WORLD OIL DEMAND WILL UP BY 1.08 MBD
World oil demand in 2019 is expected to grow by 1.02 mb/d, which is 0.08 mb/d lower than last month’s projection. The drop can be attributed to weaker-than-expected data in 1H19 from various global demand centres and slower economic growth projections for the remainder of the year. Both OECD and non-OECD demand growth forecasts were revised lower, by 0.03 mb/d and 0.05 mb/d, respectively. In 2020, world oil demand is projected to increase by 1.08 mb/d.
2019, September, 11, 11:55:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $60-$62
Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $59 per barrel (b) in August, down $5/b from July and $13/b lower than the average from August of last year. EIA forecasts Brent spot prices will average $60/b in the fourth quarter of 2019 and $62/b in 2020. EIA forecasts that West Texas Intermediate (WTI) prices will average $5.50/b less than Brent prices in 2020.
2019, September, 2, 13:05:00U.S. GAS PRODUCTION UP 11.5%
In June 2019, for the 26th consecutive month, dry natural gas production increased year to year for the month. The preliminary level for dry natural gas production in June 2019 was 2,735 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 91.2 Bcf/d. This level was 9.4 Bcf/d (11.5%) higher than the June 2018 level of 81.8 Bcf/d.
2019, August, 26, 15:05:00PETROBRAS RATING BA2
Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) affirmed the Ba2 corporate family rating of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS (Petrobras). Simultaneously, Moody's raised the company's baseline credit assessment (BCA) to ba2 from ba3. The actions were triggered by the company's continued success in improving its credit metrics and liquidity position. The rating outlook is stable.
2019, August, 21, 12:10:00ROSNEFT NET INCOME +48%
Rosneft's 1H 2019 Net income jumped by 9% YoY to RUB 325 bln, including by 1.5 times QoQ to RUB 194 bln
2019, August, 19, 11:40:00U.S. PETROLEUM DEMAND 20.8 MBD
Total U.S. petroleum demand averaged 20.8 million barrels per day (mb/d) in July 2019, which represented a 0.9% year-over-year increase and the highest demand for the month since 2005,
2019, August, 14, 12:20:00CHINA'S OIL THROUGHPUT UP 5.6%
For the first seven months of 2019, Chinese crude throughput rose 5.6% from a year earlier to 369.73 million tonnes, or 12.73 million bpd, the NBS reported.
2019, August, 13, 13:10:00LUKOIL'S PRODUCTION 2.3 MBD
For the six months of 2019 LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production excluding the West Qurna-2 project was 2,352 thousand boe per day, which is 2.8% higher year-on-year. The increase was mainly driven by the development of gas projects in Uzbekistan, as well as oil production growth in Russia due to change in terms of the external limitations of Russian companies' production volumes.
2019, August, 12, 13:20:00U.S. GAS DEMAND UP
U.S. natural gas demand is rising as power generators shut coal plants and burn more gas for electricity and as rapidly expanding liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals turn more of the fuel into super-cooled liquid for export.
2019, August, 12, 12:45:00ARAMCO, RELIANCE DEAL 20%
Aramco signed a letter of intent to take a 20% stake in Reliance’s oil-to-chemicals business in one of the largest ever foreign investments in India, Reliance announced.
2019, August, 8, 11:05:00INDIA'S DOWNSTREAM PROJECT UP TO $60 BLN
The new cost estimate of $60 billion for the refinery was given to Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid al-Falih at a meeting with Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan last month in New Delhi, said the four sources familiar with the talks between the two ministers.