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BP Profits Lifted by Production Uptick

Jul 30, 2019

A strong rise in oil and gas production helped BP offset weaker crude prices and refining profit to again beat profit expectations on Tuesday, boosting its shares.BP's second quarter contrasts with Total and Norway's Equinor, which posted sharp earnings drops, and builds on a steady recovery after deep cost cuts since the 2014 downturn, project start-ups and last year's $10.5 billion purchase of BHP's U…

Gulf Marine CEO Quits in wake of Profit Warning

Aug 21, 2019

Gulf Marine Services said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Duncan Anderson has resigned as the oilfield industry contractor warned a reassessment of its ships and contracts showed profit would fall this year, kicking its shares 12% down…

Oxy CFO Pledges to Quickly Pare Acquisition Debt

Aug 13, 2019

Occidental Petroleum Corp expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company's finance chief said on Monday.Cedric Burgher, in his first public remarks since the $38 billion acquisition closed last week…

Leadership Changes at Equinor

Jun 19, 2019

Equinor said it will make changes to the leadership of two corporate staff areas.Siv Helen Rygh Torstensen, head of the CEO office, will take over as General Counsel, succeeding Hans Henrik Klouman, who will take on a role as Senior Advisor to the EVP CFO from August 1…

Vattenfall Launches Maiden Green Bond

Jun 14, 2019

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has issued a EUR500mln green bond, its first such issuance, with the proceeds earmarked for a number of projects, including renewables.The bond with a tenor of seven years is offering investors the chance to “support the transformation of the energy system”…

Only 10% of Shale Firms Reports Positive Cash Flow

May 30, 2019

Only four, out of the financial performance of 40 dedicated US shale oil firms under study, reported a positive cash flow balance in the first quarter of 2019, bringing down the share of companies with a positive cash flow balance from the recent norm of around 20% to just 10%…

Revenue Leakage: A Cost of Doing Business or Ripe for Change?

Apr 29, 2019

Talk to any business leader in the oil and gas industry and they’ll likely tell you that revenue leakage is an unfortunate cost of doing business. It’s no secret, it’s just something that happens. And most CFOs don’t know that there are solutions…

Petrobras Names Former Vale Exec as CFO

Mar 19, 2019

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, named Andrea Marques de Almeida, an engineer and former executive at mining company Vale SA, as its new chief financial officer, according to a securities filing.Andrea Almeida will replace Rafael Salvador Grisolia…

Spliethoff Gets Green Loan From ING, EIB

Mar 01, 2019

Dutch banking group ING and the European Investment Bank said they will provide a EUR 110 million ($123 million) loan to Dutch ship management firm Spliethoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor B.V. for retrofitting vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems…

Chevron Names Breber CFO

Feb 05, 2019

Supermajor Chevron announced on Monday it has named Pierre Breber vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 1, 2019.Breber replaces Patricia Yarrington who has elected to retire after 38 years with the company.Breber joined Chevron in 1989…

Total CFO to Retire this Year

Jan 25, 2019

Total Chief Financial Officer Patrick de La Chevardiere is to retire by the end of this year, a spokesperson for the French oil and gas major said on Friday.De la Chevardiere has been Total CFO for the last 11 years and has been with the firm for 37 years…

Seadrill CFO to Step Down in June

Jan 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore drilling rig firm Seadrill Ltd said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Mark Morris will step down following completion of the company's financial restructuring.The company, controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen…

Total in Talks to Sell North Sea Assets

Dec 21, 2018

French energy giant Total is in advanced talks with privately owned firms Albion Energy and First Alpha Energy Capital on the sale of some of its British North Sea assets, two industry sources said.In July, four banking sources told Reuters…

Hoegh LNG Partners Appoints New CFO

Dec 03, 2018

The floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) company  Höegh LNG Holdings announced that Håvard Furu is appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Höegh LNG AS effective 1 March 2019.The interim CFO, Steffen Føreid, will step down effective…

KNOT Offshore CEO/CFO John Costain Steps Down

Nov 29, 2018

UK-based KNOT Offshore Partners has announced that John Costain has decided to step down as CEO and CFO of the partnership.'Although Costain is resigning in order to pursue other interests outside of the partnership, he will be available for the partnership until 31 May 2019…

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