Posts on ‘April 3rd, 2017’
By SARAH KENT: April 2, 2017 8:00 a.m. ET
The world’s biggest oil companies are struggling just to break even.
Despite billions of dollars in spending cuts and a modest oil-price rebound, Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Chevron Corp. and BP PLC didn’t make enough money in 2016 to cover their costs, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.
To calculate each companies’ free cash flow – the excess cash…
Ayan Pramanik: April 3, 2017
European oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell has decided to discontinue its earlier proposal for a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal off the Kakinada coast in Andhra Pradesh. The company said ample research had showed lack of adequate demand for liquid gas. “We have put a pause on that project. We worked closely with our partners and engineers and took it to the point where our engineering work was done and we were ready to go. We looked around (but) there was not enough demand. We cannot just spend hundreds of millions and do nothing. So, life …