SHELL - Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) announces plans to set short-term targets as part of a long-term ambition to reduce the Net Carbon Footprint of its energy products. The company plans to link these targets to executive remuneration, subject to shareholder approval.
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production increases 1.1% in September from 11,346 to 11,475 thousand barrels/day , gas production increases 1.8% from 102,659 to 104,461 million cubic feet/day .
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 3 rigs from last week to 1,076, with oil rigs up 2 to 887 and gas rigs down 5 to 189. Canada Rig Count is down 5 rigs from last week to 199, with oil rigs down 5 to 119 and gas rigs unchanged at 80.
U.S. EIA - Proved reserves of crude oil in the United States increased 19.5% (6.4 billion barrels) to 39.2 billion barrels at Year-End 2017, setting a new U.S. record for crude oil proved reserves. The previous record was 39.0 billion barrels set in 1970. Proved reserves of natural gas increased by 123.2 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) (36.1%) to 464.3 Tcf at year-end 2017—a new U.S. record for total natural gas proved reserves. The previous U.S. record was 388.8 Tcf, set in 2014.
LUKOIL - For the first nine months of 2018 profit attributable to PJSC LUKOIL shareholders was RUB 460.1 billion, up 54.3% year-on-year. In the third quarter of 2018 profit increased by 9.8% quarter-on-quarter to RUB 183.8 billion. The growth was constrained by higher DD&A due to the launch of new production facilities.
FT - in the third quarter of this year the US E&P sector was able to cover its capital spending from its operating cash flows, if only barely. The plunge in oil prices over the past two months is bringing those concerns gushing to the surface again.
PLATTS - Overall, the report found that without more significant global mitigation, "climate change is projected to impose substantial damages on the US economy, human health and the environment."
OGJ - The governments of China and the Philippines have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in oil and gas exploration and development, easing a territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
REUTERS - “Since 2010, the sector invested about 80 billion dollars in generation, transmission and distribution and between now to 2030 another 150 billion dollars needs to be raised,” said Dione, who added that electricity demand in Vietnam will grow by about 8 percent a year for the next decade.
REUTERS - Saudi Aramco’s gas expansion strategy needs $150 billion worth of investments over the next decade as the company plans to increase output and become an exporter, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
PETRONAS - PETRONAS Group's revenue for the third quarter of 2018 increased by 19% as compared to the third quarter of 2017 mainly due to the impact of higher average realised prices recorded for key products partially offset by the effect of strengthening of Ringgit against US Dollar exchange rate and the impact of lower sales volume mainly for LNG.
REUTERS - Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, will no longer exclude Cairn Energy Plc (CNE.L) and Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS.N) from its portfolio of investments, the Norwegian central bank said on Tuesday.
GAZPROM - Pursuant to the draft investment program for 2019, the overall amount of investments will stand at RUB 1,325.724 billion, with RUB 963.019 billion intended for capital investments, RUB 151.505 billion for the acquisition of non-current assets, and RUB 211.2 billion for long-term financial investments.
GAZPROM NEFT - RUB298.7 billion — Gazprom Neft’s net profit for 9M 2018, a 58-percent increase on 9M 2017; RUB614.5 billion adjusted EBITDA* for the first nine months of 2018 — up 53.9 percent on 9M 2017; Free cash flow (FCF) for 9M 2018, standing at RUB134.8 billion, a 62.4-percent increase year-on-year.
NPD - Preliminary production figures for October 2018 show an average daily production of 1 874 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 271 000 barrels per day compared to September.