NOV VARCO - National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) reported third quarter 2018 revenues of $2.15 billion, an increase of two percent compared to the second quarter of 2018 and an increase of 17 percent from the third quarter of 2017. Operating profit for the third quarter of 2018 was $73 million, or 3.4 percent of sales, Adjusted EBITDA (operating profit excluding depreciation and amortization) was $245 million, or 11.4 percent of sales, and net income was $1 million.
HALLIBURTON - Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) announced today income from continuing operations of $435 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2018. This compares to income from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2018 of $511 million, or $0.58 per diluted share. Operating income was $716 million during the third quarter of 2018, compared to operating income of $789 million in the second quarter of 2018.
МИНЭНЕРГО РОССИИ - «Ярким примером плодотворного сотрудничества наших стран является совместный проект узбекского «Узбекнефтегаза» и российского «ЛУКОЙЛа» по созданию на Кандымской группе месторождений нового современного газоперерабатывающего комплекса, который начал работу в апреле 2018 года», - сказал глава Минэнерго.
МИНЭКОНОМРАЗВИТИЯ РОССИИ - Для реализации Программы подписан План мероприятий и Перечень перспективных проектов экономических операторов России и Узбекистана. План включает 15 разделов и 82 пункта, перечень – 109 проектов по таким направлениям, как промышленность, топливно-энергетический комплекс, атомную энергетику, финансово-банковскую сферу, агропромышленный комплекс.
API - The American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report shows the U.S. produced a record 11.0 million barrels of crude oil per day (mb/d) in September. U.S. liquid fuels production grew 2.2 mb/d year-over-year (y/y), and the U.S. met virtually all global oil demand growth. As supply increased, crude oil inventories also rose in September but remained nearly 14 percent below those of September 2017.
BLOOMBERG - Russia has begun discussions with Exxon Mobil Corp. on possible new oil and gas projects, potentially creating a dilemma as the U.S. government mulls more sanctions against the country.
Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2018 Results Revenue of $8.5 billion increased 2% sequentially Pretax operating income of $1.2 billion increased 5% sequentially EPS was $0.46 Cash flow from operations was $1.8 billion Free cash flow was $1.0 billion
SANTOS - Strong production and revenue growth Third quarter production up 6% to 15 mmboe due to strong performance across the core assets Sales revenue up 10% to $973 million, including record quarterly LNG revenues of $405 million PNG LNG achieved record daily rates equivalent to ~9.2 mtpa annualised production
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is up 4 rigs from last week to 1,067, with oil rigs up 4 to 873, gas rigs up 1 to 194, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 0. Canada Rig Count is down 4 rigs from last week to 191, with oil rigs down 4 to 123 and gas rigs unchanged at 68.
NPD - Preliminary production figures for September 2018 show an average daily production of 1 607 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 255 000 barrels per day compared to August.
BLOOMBERG - MEG Energy Corp. said Wednesday it had rejected a C$3 billion ($2.3 billion) hostile takeover by Husky Energy Inc. and plans to launch a strategic review with an eye to finding another buyer.
SHELL - Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliate Shell Overseas Holdings Limited, has reached an agreement with publicly listed Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco), to sell its shares in Shell Olie-og Gasudvinding Danmark B.V. (SOGU) for a consideration amount of $1.9 billion. SOGU is a wholly-owned Shell subsidiary that holds a 36.8% non-operating interest in the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC).
FT - “Total has great ambition in this country, we want to be the largest foreign oil and gas player here,” the company’s chief executive Patrick Pouyanné said on Monday at the launch of a factory outside Moscow.
BLOOMBERG - The wealth fund’s initial case had focused on limiting Norway’s exposure to a drop in oil prices, given its status as western Europe’s biggest petroleum producer. When the proposal was first made last year, it rocked markets, and drew responses from a number of major investors.
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 98,000 b/d month-over-month in November from 7,616 to 7,714 thousand barrels/day , gas production to increase 957 million cubic feet/day from 73,104 to 74,061 million cubic feet/day .