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May 13, 2014
11:07 EDTCOPConocoPhillips reaffirms goal to deliver double digit annual returns
ConocoPhillips today held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders where it reaffirmed its goal to deliver double-digit annual returns to shareholders. "ConocoPhillips is set for growth,” said Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance. “Our goal is to deliver 3 to 5 percent growth in both volumes and margins, with a compelling dividend. We believe there is clear demand for this kind of energy stock.” At the meeting, the company highlighted several key accomplishments in its first two years as an E&P company. These include: generating proceeds of $12.4B from the sale of non-core assets; delivering several major project startups; ramping up development drilling programs, primarily in the unconventionals; participating in four deepwater Gulf of Mexico exploration successes; and achieving a two-year average of 167% organic reserve replacement ratio. The company also raised its dividend in 2013 and remains committed to increases over time. During the meeting, the company also reiterated its five ongoing strategic priorities to drive long-term performance: Deliver 3%-5% compound annual production growth, as well as growth in reserves, through global drilling programs in legacy assets, unconventional assets and major projects. The company is also actively pursuing conventional and unconventional exploration opportunities that can sustain future growth; Generate 3%-5% compound annual margin growth over the next several years, at flat prices, by shifting the company’s production mix to higher-value products; Offer a compelling dividend; and Maintain a relentless focus on safety and execution. The company expects to spend an average of about $16B per year over the next several years to deliver its margin and volume growth. Over the next few years, the company will allocate 95% of its capital toward investments that deliver margins greater than the company’s average today.
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April 22, 2015
12:13 EDTCOPStone Energy to abandon Harrier prospect in Gulf of Mexico
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10:48 EDTCOPConocoPhillips exploring sale of some North Sea assets, Bloomberg reports
ConocoPillips is weighing the sale of some of its Norway North Sea assets, Bloomberg reports, citing two sources. The oil producer may look to sell stakes in the Aasta Hansteen, Alvheim and Grane fields, assets in Norway that are operated by others, the sources say. Reference Link
08:44 EDTCOPConocoPhillips updates Angola, Gulf of Mexico drilling results
ConocoPhillips announced the Omosi-1 deepwater exploration well in Block 37 offshore Angola in the Kwanza Basin has been drilled to a total depth of 20,666 feet. A gas column of approximately 525 feet was encountered in the primary objective reservoir. No further activity is planned. The well has been plugged and abandoned. In the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the Harrier prospect in Mississippi Canyon Block 118 has been drilled to a total depth of 19,400 feet. No commercial hydrocarbons were encountered. The well will be plugged and abandoned. Stone Energy Offshore, L.L.C. was a non-operating co-owner in the Harrier prospect. An after-tax charge relating to the two wells of approximately $142M net to ConocoPhillips will be recorded to dry hole expense in the first quarter of 2015. The total before-tax exploration expense for the quarter is estimated to be $482M, which includes dry hole, leasehold impairment, G&A, and G&G expense.
April 21, 2015
14:31 EDTCOPConocoPhillips mulls sale of three non-operated fields, Bloomberg says
The sale may fetch up to $1B, added Bloomberg.
12:59 EDTCOPExxon Mobil CEO sees continued pressure on oil prices, WSJ says
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April 20, 2015
08:32 EDTCOPBofA/Merrill European strategists hold an analyst/industry conference call
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April 17, 2015
08:29 EDTCOPU.S. may be at, or near, peak oil output, WSJ says
New data and forecasts suggest lower crude prices are finally prompting U.S. energy companies to cut back their crude output, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing reports from OPEC, the DOE and North Dakota. Publicly traded oil majors include BP (BP), Chevron (CVX), ConocoPhillips (COP), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) and Total (TOT). Publicly traded drillers and oil services companies include Baker Hughes (BHI), Diamond Offshore (DO), Halliburton (HAL), Nabors Industries (NBR), Noble Corp. (NE), Rowan Companies (RDC), Schlumberger (SLB), Transocean (RIG) and Weatherford (WFT). Reference Link
April 14, 2015
06:40 EDTCOPU.S. shale forecast, Yemen fighting lift oil prices, Reuters says
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April 13, 2015
11:16 EDTCOPConocoPhillips looks to sell noncore U.S. acreage, Reuters says
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