РОСНЕФТЬ - Добыча углеводородов за 2018 г. составила 285,5 млн т.н.э. (5,80 млн б.н.э. в сутки), превысив уровень 2017 г. на 1,3%. По итогам 4 кв. 2018 г. добыча углеводородов составила 73,7 млн т.н.э. (5,94 млн б.н.э. в сутки), что на 1,8% выше показателя за 3 кв. 2018 г.
РОСНЕФТЬ - Доказанные запасы углеводородов ПАО «НК «Роснефть» на 31.12.2018 по классификации SEC составили 41 431 млн барр. н.э. (5 597 млн т н.э.)*. Запасы углеводородов по сравнению с запасами на конец 2017 г. увеличились на 1 524 млн барр. н.э. (202 млн т н.э.) или на 4%.
ЛУКОЙЛ - В 2018 году среднесуточная добыча углеводородов Группой «ЛУКОЙЛ» без учета проекта Западная Курна-2 составила 2 319 тыс. барр. н. э./сут, что на 3,8% больше по сравнению с 2017 годом. В четвертом квартале 2018 года среднесуточная добыча углеводородов составила 2 371 тыс. барр. н. э./сут, увеличившись на 1,9% по сравнению с третьим кварталом 2018 года. Рост добычи в основном связан с развитием газовых проектов в Узбекистане.
PLATTS - US-based Anadarko Petroleum has agreed to sell 1.5 million mt/year of LNG from its planned 12.9 million mt/year Mozambique LNG project to China's CNOOC for a period of 13 years.
REUTERS - Russian oil output declined to 11.38 million barrels per day (bpd) in January, or by around 35,000 bpd from the October 2018 level,
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 14 rigs from last week to 1,045 rigs, with oil rigs down 15 to 847 and gas rigs up 1 to 198. Canada Rig Count is up 11 rigs from last week to 243, with oil rigs up 13 to 159 and gas rigs down 2 to 84.
PLATTS- Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said Wednesday that he does not currently see a need to take any extra measures or call for an extra meeting by the OPEC/non-OPEC group over the crisis in Venezuela. "We haven't discussed the situation with [Saudi energy] minister Falih, or other ministers," Novak told reporters. "The markets are currently calm ... and the volatility is insignificant. So there is no need for the extra meeting of OPEC+, at least the Russian side thinks so."
PLATTS- US refiners cannot rely on Mexico to replace Venezuelan heavy oil imports as the country is battling to reverse its declining production and Pemex's oil is sold under contractual basis, analysts and others say.
U.S. EIA - U.S. crude oil production rose to a new high of 11.9 million barrels per day in November, up 345,000 bpd from the previous month,
EIA - In November 2018, for the 19th consecutive month, dry natural gas production increased year to year for the month. The preliminary level for dry natural gas production in November 2018 was 2,646 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 88.2 Bcf/d. This level was 9.2 Bcf/d (11.6%) higher than the November 2017 level of 79.0 Bcf/d. The average daily rate of dry natural gas production for November was the highest for any month since EIA began tracking monthly dry natural gas production in 1973.
BLOOMBERG - Saudi Arabia expects to reduce oil output once again in February and pump for six months at levels “well below” the production limit it accepted under OPEC’s oil-cuts accord, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said.
PLATTS - China consumed 280.30 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2018, up 18.1% year on year, the National Development and Reform Commission said on its website late Thursday. The natural gas consumption growth in 2018 outpaced the growth rate of 15.3% in 2017 and 6.6% in 2016, respectively, according to the NDRC's historical data, implying China's increasing demand for natural gas.
BLOOMBERG - Investment in oil and gas production collapsed by about $350 billion, or more than 40 percent, from 2014 to 2016 -- the sharpest contraction since the 1980s -- after crude fell from over $120 a barrel to less than $30, according to the International Energy Agency. The number of new projects approved in 2017 dwindled to the lowest in 70 years, the Paris-based agency said.
PLATTS - Libya's state National Oil Corp. is targeting a $60 billion overhaul of its oil and gas sector as it strives to reach a pre-civil war output level of around 1.6 million b/d by the end of this year.
API - U.S. production of crude oil (11.7 mb/d) and natural gas liquids (NGLs) (4.8 mb/d); Crude oil exports (2.4 mb/d, tie with Nov. 2018);