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 still in the doldrums, trading in a narrow range whilst the vaccine rolls out but Covid is still rampant in some areas of the world. JOG has made an inspired call in their new NED, Les Thomas former CEO of Ithaca Energy with his detailed knowledge of the North Sea. And Coro have given an updated operational update following the recent acquisition of the Global Energy Partnership.
Oil is quiet, the IMF brought out upbeat GDP figures which seem to support the Opec+ view on the 2nd half economic growth and the API showed crude inventories drawing by 2.6m barrels. PetroTal have had an upbeat statement and JOG has completed the last of the GBA asset deals. IGas have performed well in the conventional assets and Pharos have got a lot of good news to look forward to.
Oil is dithering as the EU try and stop the Astra vaccine and in the US we wait for the verdict of the Fed meeting. JOG has announced a fundraising as they move to the farm-out and FEED parts of the GBA. I interview Edward Dawson, CEO of Prospex Energy.
Oil drifted ahead of tomorrow's Opec + meeting but has rallied today after more positive news from the pre-meeting. JOG announce an exciting concept select update with fantastic numbers ahead of the farm-out, due imminently. Reabold has sold part of its Corallian convertible for £500,000.
After all the Hullabaloo oil was even last week, today however it has tipped upwards again. I look at Chariot who have signed a collaboration Agreement with Subsea Integration Alliance for Anchois. Angus Energy are positive after news that their loan has seen substantial subscription. President update on 2020 and give guidance for 2021 whilst Echo publish their bond restructuring details.
Oil is off around 30 cents today and due a technical reverse but the market remains very positive. JOG has moved a step closer to putting the GBA hub together and the next few months is exciting for them. IGas have had a good run but today's update continues the positive stance with good reserves update, positive production guidance making 2021 look exciting for them.
Oil marches on, with more vaccines that trade is looking pretty positive. Combined with China positive data and Opec solidity it is as MbS would say 'no time to be short crude oil'. PetroTal has completed its $100m bond issue and is now looking forward with confidence after a tricky year and Wentworth are also in a very strong position both financially and operationally and also reserves wise. Erratum on BPC which got missed out of the IGTV interview and JOG has provided a great video on the GBA plus an updated presentation.
Oil has settled, WTI is $53 and Brent $56 today, Opec+ adherence is good and will be 100% as even Iraq behaves. JOG has had a significant uplift in contingent resources and the company are set fair for the farm-out process this quarter. Savannah had a good update yesterday and I have had a chance to interview Andrew Knott. Eco has launched Eco Atlantic Renewables, Getech has moved into hydrogen and SDX has unveiled 2021 guidance.
Oil is still strong this morning after 2020 showed a fall of $12.54 in WTI and $14.20 on Brent. Updates from JOG who has settled the TGS matter, IGas who detail the updated RBL and Zephyr who brief on 16-2 and 2021 outlook.