REUTERS - Weak returns at U.S. shale producers could cost more executives their jobs and lead to increasing battles with activist investors, analysts said following changes at two producers.
OGJ - Saudi Aramco has signed a $10-billion agreement to form a joint venture with China North Industries Group Corp. (Norinco) and Panjin Sincen to develop a fully integrated, grassroots refining and petrochemical complex in Panjin, in China’s Liaoning province.
MEOG - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed a multi-billion-dollar midstream pipeline infrastructure partnership with KKR and BlackRock. Through a newly formed entity, ADNOC Oil Pipelines, ADNOC will lease its interest in 18 pipelines for a 23-year period. ADNOC received upfront proceeds of $4bn from the transaction, which is expected to close in Q3 2019.
EXXONMOBIL - ExxonMobil said today a new partnership with Microsoft will make its Permian Basin operations the largest-ever oil and gas acreage to use cloud technology and is expected to generate billions in net cash flow over the next decade through improvements in analyses and enhancements to operational efficiencies.
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 4 rigs from last week to 1,047 rigs, with oil rigs down 4 to 853 and gas rigs unchanged at 194. Canada Rig Count is down 12 rigs from last week to 212, with oil rigs down 8 to 144 and gas rigs down 4 to 68.
GAZPROM NEFT - Revenue for FY2018 amounted to RUB 2,489 billion , a 28.7% increase year-on-year.** Adjusted EBITDA grew by more than 45.1% year-on-year to RUB799.5 billion.
NOVATEK - Profit attributable to shareholders of PAO NOVATEK increased to RR 163.7 billion (RR 54.33 per share), or by 4.7%, as compared to 2017.
SANTOS - Santos reports record annual underlying profit of $727 million and record free cash flow of $1,006 million
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 84,000 b/d month-over-month in March from 8,314 to 8,398 thousand barrels/day , gas production to increase 858 million cubic feet/day from 77,109 to 77,967 million cubic feet/day .
NPD - Preliminary production figures for January 2019 show an average daily production of 1 822 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 30 000 barrels per day compared to December.
NPD - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s estimate for total proven and unproven petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf is about 15.6 billion standard cubic metres of oil equivalents.
LUKOIL - According to the SEC classification, the Company's proved hydrocarbon reserves totaled 15.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, 76% of which stood for liquids. The proved reserves replacement ratio for liquids totaled 101%. In Russia, the main region of LUKOIL's operations, the replacement ratio reached 127%. The Company's proved hydrocarbon reserves life is 19 years.
API - Strongest gasoline demand (8.9 million barrels per day, mb/d) for the month January on record since 1945. Record refinery and petrochemical demand for other oils’ in any month (5.7 mb/d) U.S. production of crude oil (11.9 mb/d) and natural gas liquids (NGLs) (4.9 mb/d) Refinery throughput (17.3 mb/d) and capacity utilization (93.1 percent) for the month of January.
U.S. EIA - In December 2018, U.S. shale and tight plays produced about 65 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas (70% of total U.S. dry gas production) and about 7 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil (60% of total U.S. oil production). A decade ago, in December 2008, shale gas and tight oil accounted for 16% of total U.S. gas production and about 12% of U.S. total crude oil production.
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 1,051 rigs, Canada Rig Count is down 16 rigs from last week to 224,