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BP’s stranded Canadian, Angolan assets expose wider industry risks

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LONDON  – When BP (BP.L) slashed its long-term oil price outlook last week, prospects in Canada and Angola were rendered worthless, company sources and analysts said, exposing broader risks the industry faces as the world pivots to …

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BP outlines how quickly global carbon emissions would need to fall to reach net zero by 2050

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The chief executive of energy giant BP said Wednesday that to get to net zero by 2050, the world would need to see lockdown-like reductions in carbon emissions every other year for the next 25 years.

In the London-based …

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Major oil executives ‘optimistic’ amid anxiety over coronavirus ‘second wave’

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Sixteen of the world’s leading energy executives met virtually at an unprecedented meeting Tuesday night to talk about how big oil will navigate its biggest crisis in recent history while confronting the coronavirus pandemic.

“Each one of us …

June 17, 2020 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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BP wipes up to $17.5 billion from assets with bleaker oil outlook

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LONDON  – BP (BP.L) will write off up to $17.5 billion from the value of its assets after cutting its long-term oil and gas price forecasts, betting the COVID-19 crisis will cast a lasting chill on energy …

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Exclusive: Oil major BP to cut 15% of workforce

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LONDON – BP will cut about 15% of its workforce in response to the coronavirus crisis and as part of Chief Executive Bernard Looney’s plan to shift the oil and gas major to renewable energy, it said on Monday.…

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BP turns over rights to operate South Caucasus Pipeline to unit of Azeri SOCAR

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BAKU (Reuters) – BP has turned over rights to operate the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), part of the network that is due to start carrying gas from Azerbaijan to Europe this year, to a unit of Azeri state energy …

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Coronavirus widens climate rift between European and U.S. oil majors

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LONDON – Europe’s top oil and gas companies have diverted a larger share of their cash to green energy projects since the coronavirus outbreak in a bet the global health crisis will leave a long-term dent in fossil fuel …

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Iraq emerging as OPEC’s main laggard in making record output cut: sources

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BAGHDAD/LONDON – Iraq has yet to inform its regular oil buyers of cuts to its exports, suggesting it is struggling to fully implement an OPEC deal with Russia and other producers on a record supply cut, traders and industry …

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BP’s net profit slides 67% in the first quarter following a historic fall in oil prices

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Energy giant BP reported a significant fall in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday, as oil prices continue to dive amid intensifying concerns about the coronavirus crisis and dwindling storage capacity.

The U.K.-based oil and gas company posted first-quarter underlying

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BP revises $5.6 billion Alaska deal after oil price crash

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BP (BP.L) said on Monday it had amended some financial terms of the $5.6 billion sale of its Alaska business to privately held Hilcorp following the recent slump in oil prices, which may lead to a lower …

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U.S. Supreme Court sides with BP unit to curtail Superfund site cleanup lawsuits

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The U.S. Supreme Court handed BP Plc (BP.L) unit Atlantic Richfield Co a victory on Monday, making it harder for Montana landowners to seek a more extensive cleanup of a hazardous waste site than the federal government …

April 20, 2020 - 1:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Regulatory
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As oil prices tank, BP CFO warns demand could be negative in 2020

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Demand for oil will likely be negative in 2020, adding further downward pressure to plummeting prices, according to BP CFO Brian Gilvary.

Around the time of its earnings report in early February, the energy giant anticipated that demand would …

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All eyes on Exxon, Chevron after BP vows carbon neutrality

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BP Plc’s pledge to zero out all its carbon emissions by 2050 deepens the divide between major European and American oil producers on climate change, increasing the pressure for Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. to do more.…

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Russia says it needs more time to decide on any OPEC oil output cut

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MINERALNYE VODY, Russia – Russia said on Friday it needed more time to decide whether to join any additional oil output cut by OPEC, saying U.S. crude production growth would slow and global demand remained solid.

Energy Minister Alexander …

February 7, 2020 - 1:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, OPEC, Popular 2
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BP full-year net profit falls 21% on weak oil and gas prices

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Energy giant BP reported better-than-expected full-year net profit on Tuesday, outperforming analyst expectations despite lower oil and gas prices.

The U.K.-based oil and gas company posted full-year underlying replacement cost profit, used as a proxy for net profit, of …

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BP’s CEO chides AOC and Bernie Sanders for their ‘completely unrealistic’ Green New Deal ideas

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Outgoing BP chief Bob Dudley on Wednesday criticized sweeping climate proposals from Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top-tier 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a champion of the far-left.

“They have a completely unrealistic idea of the …

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BP names new CFO as Gilvary plans to retire

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BP Plc handed more power to a new generation of executives, announcing that Chief Financial Officer Brian Gilvary will join his boss Bob Dudley in retiring this year.

Murray Auchincloss, currently the finance chief of BP’s oil and …

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Premier Oil plans $500 million rights issue for North Sea buying spree

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LONDON- Premier Oil is set to buy North Sea assets from BP and increase its stake in the Tolmount gas project, funded by a $500 million rights issue, but faces opposition from hedge fund ARCM, which vowed to fight …

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Big Oil shows new commitments to offshore African projects

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A bevy of Big Oil majors are making new commitments to developing oil and gas projects in West Africa, specifically in Senegal, Mauritania and Angola.

The British energy major BP said its three-well exploration campaign offshore of Senegal …

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Exxon, Chevron face new round of shareholder climate resolutions

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LONDON (Reuters) – An activist group is increasing the pressure on five big U.S. and European oil companies with shareholder resolutions urging them to meet the Paris climate goals and cut carbon emissions.

Dutch group Follow This is targeting …

December 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, ESG, International
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Factbox: IMO 2020 – a major shake-up for oil and shipping

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Tougher rules on sulphur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades.

IMO 2020

From January 2020, United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) …

December 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Regulatory
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BP increases stake in solar energy firm Lightsource BP

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LONDON – BP (BP.L) is increasing its stake in solar energy developer Lightsource BP to 50% from 43% and is aiming for rapid growth over the next few years, the two companies said on Thursday.

European oil …

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Oil is our gold and we aim to use all of it, ADNOC official says

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Co aims to exhaust its vast oil and gas reserves even as many consumers switch to cleaner sources of energy, a senior executive in the Gulf oil company said.

The world’s transition away from fossil …

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Big Oil, investors face returns reckoning amid darkening economy

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LONDON (Reuters) – Darkening clouds over the global economy have led two of the world’s top oil firms to warn investors that promised growth in returns could be at risk for the first time since the 2014 oil …

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BP says no decision yet on 2019 dividend hike

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LONDON (Reuters) – BP has yet to decide whether to boost its dividend by the end of the year, it said on Wednesday, after its shares fell sharply on the previous day on fears it would defer a …

Former Exxon Mobil CEO and former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at New York State Supreme Court as an Exxon witness to testify as part of a trial in a lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the oil company of misleading investors about the risks of climate change regulations to its business in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Former Exxon chief Rex Tillerson to testify in climate change fraud trial

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Former Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson is expected to take the stand on Wednesday in a closely watched civil lawsuit accusing the company of hiding the true cost of climate change from investors.

The case in Manhattan …

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BP profit beats as strong refining offsets lower oil price

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BP Plc reported profit that beat analyst estimates as a strong refining performance offset the effect of lower oil and natural gas prices, and bad weather that curbed production.

The positive result will please investors expecting a …

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BP building plastic recycling pilot plant in Illinois

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The British energy major BP said Thursday it will build a new pilot plant for recycling plastics at its refining complex in Illinois.

The $25 million pilot plant, which is expected to be completed next year, would …

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BP raises Asian profile with Chinese acetic acid plant plan

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LONDON (Reuters) – BP is increasing its Asian presence with an initial agreement, or memorandum of understanding, with China’s Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (ZPCC) to build a 1 million tonne a year acetic acid plant, BP said …

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BP, Shell among bidders in $800 million Brazilian oil auction

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BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are among the companies that will compete for exploration and production rights off the Brazilian coast on Thursday, in the first of three oil bidding rounds scheduled for coming …

October 10, 2019 - 10:45 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, International