Oil is strong after the Opec+ committee announced that quotas are likely to remain at next months meeting. Echo has announced that it has done a deal with CGC and is now concentrating on Tapi Aike and has materially reduced near term capital requirements which is very good news. JOG results are behind them and now with their partners they are setting about finding further prospects on the licence and looking at the extensive 3D seismic from last year. Rose Petroleum has raised money from OCE after previous donor Robert Bensh withdrew, and on better terms. With Reabold announcing commerciality of its two wells in California all we need now are the flow rates…And on that subject Pantheon is excited about the Alkaid well but still no commerciality here..
Oil firm as the Saudis hit back at the Houthi rebels. SDX reduce guidance and lose CEO Paul Welch, at Falcon they raise a bit to top up for this year and next year existing carry. All in line at Cairn with no change in guidance or plans in development and exploration. Earlier this week Wentworth updated and all is going well, yesterday Block Energy raised £12m, a solid achievement given how fast they have moved and at Egdon they raised £2.17m. Empyrean has seen gas clouds at Topaz and Jade which CNOOC say is good news and Lisa Mitchell moves from Lekoil to San Leon…
An AGM statement today from Genel where operations are clearly going very well: total net WI production is 37,600 bopd running slightly ahead of the expected increase in y/y production. Very little to add for Premier at today’s AGM, operationally all is going well, indeed with production of 80.1 kboed the company has seen fit to up its guidance to 75-80 kboed. Today’s update from Diversified Gas & Oil shows Q1 production of 69/- b/d in line with the year end and April production of 70/- b/d.
Oil fell sharply yesterday ending two dollars off the peak after the comments from China, probably no time to panic though. Another good statement from Amerisur who have production up, success in Platanillo and have just spudded Sol-1. IGas AGM statement is also very positive and the shares have fallen way too far, wait for Springs Road and further gas demand data. Finally Touchstone has announced good 1Q figures but its all about Ortoire in this quarter.
Malcy talks about the following stocks: Hurricane Energy (HUR), Chariot Oil & Gas (CHAR), Jadestone Energy (JSE), Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG) and Rockrose Energy (RRE)
Oil rallies this morning as four ships are attacked off Abu Dhabi, two of them Saudi tankers. Hurricane announce that hydrocarbons have been introduced to the Aoka Mizu and that the start up phase has commenced which is the next step to first oil. Columbus has been granted a licence for their key Bonasse licence in the S W peninsula, any find here will ‘transform’ the company. And Jadestone has completed work on the Stag oilfield successfully and the rig is moving away, production is expected in a few days. Finally a link to a short interview I did with IGTV on the oil price.
Malcy joins IGTV’s Victoria Scholar to discuss his outlook for the price of oil and what’s been driving the recent consolidation along with the strong start to 2019.
Oil may end up on the week, this evening in Washington may thankfully be after the close… Chevron walk away from Anadarko bid with a $1bn wallet warmer. InfraStrata are in discussions with off-take partners that might delay phase 1 of the deal but bring forward phase 2. I speak to Ahmet Dik, CEO of VOG about the ENEO payments and receive some comfort and theres a link to an interview commenting on 9 companies.
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Malcy joins IGTV’s Jeremy Naylor to look across some of the highlights so far this year. Having seen the oil price gain, some 50% since the start of 2019, small-cap oil stocks have generally been higher, although there are some…
Chariot have had further good news from Lixus today, the new CPR adding more to its potential and the shares are undervalued with 4p of cash not to be forgotten. CEO of Genel Bill Higgs has bought 35/- shares in the market which we like and VOG have a very positive 1Q update.