Oil took a bath yesterday as a combination of problems faced it, a stronger dollar, increasing inflation worries and of course the Colonial Pipeline problem. It turns out that a ransom was paid outage followed by outrage you might say.. IOG has announced a collaboration agreement with GeoNetZero CDT in carbon capture and storage. And Rockhopper appear in the news as it seems the Tribunal is close to announcing results.
After the inflation worries on the street the dollar rose and oil has dipped today after another rise yesterday. The KRG has tinkered with the payment schedule, Genel remain very robust and of course the payment has only been deferred. GKP were also affected but have little to grumble about after declaring another $25m of divvi just today. Angus have finalised their Saltfleetby finance and Helium One have their EIA. A solid statement from IGas with geothermal back in the frame and Touchstone have Q1 results.
Oil continues to rise quietly as the agencies remain confident about world demand albeit skewed strongly to the second half. Another positive operational update from PetroTal which is yet to be in the share price, President also have a positive update from Argentina. Finally Petrofac have announced a contract win with BP as well as a changeover in CFO, I wish Al Cochran well in the future.
Oil is still up, but gasoline in the US has rallied more after a ransomware cybersecurity attack on the Colonial pipeline which takes products from the Gulf to the Northeast of the US. Union Jack and Reabold have called in Gaffney Cline for a CPR at West Newton, and Hurricane has issued an operational update. President also update on ops and the oil and gas prices in Argentina whilst Petro Matad are a step closer to field approval. And would you believe that CNR would drill in Guildford station car park?
Oil will likely be up around a couple of bucks this week as good economic stats from the UK, Germany and of course the USA where non-farm payroll will be announced today. San Leon has tweaked the board and Providence has raised money via exercise of warrants.
Oil remains in reasonably good nick with the inventory stats showing a decent enough draw this week. Results from JOG are in line ahead of the real excitement expected from the GBA, the big prize for Jersey going forward whilst Genel remain full of confidence in its financial strength. Predator has announced that drilling in Morocco is imminent and BPC have also got their wells in Trinidad starting soon. Also results from Echo Energy.
Oil is better again after markets pay more attention to US data than Indian virus numbers. The API stats were good across the board so today's EIA numbers will be key. Afenta launches today, Paul McDade's vehicle for investing in West Africa, it starts very well financed with an outstanding board and a blank canvas. And Getech talk about their latest deal in green hydrogen.
Oil continues to rise, up over a dollar and change this morning. US and Chinese economic data is trumping virus worries now and the US is opening up. Today Zephyr have a very positive statement out with revenue already coming through, Far has announced a new CFO in July and Helium One completes 2D seismic. Trinity have made an onshore acquisition and SDX kick off the Moroccan drilling campaign.
Oil has had a good couple of days as we end the month and mainly on the US economic data which showed GDP of 6.4% and another fall in jobless numbers. DGO has made a most interesting acquisition away from Appalachia down in Louisiana and Jadestone has also had the cheque book out in Malaysia. President has had another great well result and remains rightly confident whilst Hurricane has crash landed with the bond holders pushing the equity players out of the plane.
Oil is up again after the Opec+ meeting closed reaffirming existing production levels. The API stats showed a 4.32m build ahead of today's EIA numbers. Kistos announced the Tulip bond and a presentation to investors on Friday, in addition I interview Chairman Andrew Austin. And President further operational news and Chairman Peter Levine remains full of beans.