Oil doing nothing as the virus takes a small lead against the vaccines.. San Leon look good as Decklar announces an operations update on the Oza-1 Well Re-entry. And Block's announcements this week seems to complicate a series of operational and share dealing comings and goings...
Oil drifts as European Governments 'pause' the Oxford vaccine after 37 cases of blood clotting were found in between 6-9m doses of the vaccine. Better than expected economic data from China and others comes with fears that inflation might see a stronger dollar. Retail gasoline prices only add fuel to those flames. San Leo is being delayed but its not a problem and I interview Paul Griffiths of Predator who is in fine form.
The oil market is quite placid at the moment, New York is hunkering down for the big storm on the way. San Leon is back on track with the Nigerian funding and the Wressle partners have announced free lowing oil. Jadestone updates on 2020 as does UOG with guidance as well.
The 2021 Bucket List.
The oil market has taken the Opec and IEA reports pretty well and Brent is $50.52 as I write. GKP has positively updated the market and will be producing at the top of guidance and hopefully might cut a deal with the KRG next year. Serica's operational update was also top notch, with 80% gas prices are high and production strong with upside in due course from 32nd Round licenses. San Leon announce that with regards to the Oza field in Nigeria there is a Covid-19 delay so completion is delayed until 'early in the new year'. Finally Block has hired what seems like a very smart NED...
Oil is quiet today as with the Opec members talking amongst themselves and the Opec+ meeting put back until Thursday few bets are being taken. Genel and GKP have received their October payments from the KRG and BPC has revealed strategy for Trinidad and Suriname along with extensive drilling programme and a CPR. Providence announced the Barryroe farm-out yesterday and this morning San Leon note that they have a 4.5% NPI on the field. Echo update on debt and production as well as an equity raise.
Oil is drifting and was around even on the week. Zephyr Energy has announced a raise of £2.25m which is more than enough to cover their costs of the dual use well in the Paradox Basin. I link to a Podcast with Total Market Solutions as part 1 of 2.
Oil remains mixed, with tilting downside as virus numbers continue to rise. Genel has successfully completed the $300m bond issue and also had August money from the KRG. San Leon continue to show that its model is really working, buy this share and the yield might be 30%... BPC actually has a date to drill Perseverance#1 at Christmas and Jadestone has pushed back the Maari deal due to the General Election and Pantheon has some numbers from Talitha.
Oil was up a couple of dollars last month and has picked up another 50 odd cents today. Genel has announced payments from the KRG for July and San Leon is making another interesting investment in Nigeria. Gulf Keystone also received money from the KRG for July.
Oil remains range-bound which is no bad thing right now. San Leon has announced a cracker of a deal which has triple benefits and shareholders should like. IOG update again, this time on the award of the Phase 1 platform contract to HSM Offshore. Sound topped up their recent raise with £725,000 from the broker option. Union Jack Oil announce that Egdon have updated at Wressle and that the UJO acquisition of a further 12.5% of PEDL 180 and 182 has been approved by the OGA.