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Petrofac, a leading provider of oilfield services, today announced that it had won $120m (£92.9m) in new contracts as it continues its expansion into new geographies. The FTSE 250 company said that it had agreed to purchase US firm W&W Energy Services, a provider of production and infrastructures services to producers in Texas’ Permian basin. [...]
Oilfield services giant Petrofac shares fell 1.97 per cent this morning as it warned revenues would dry up next year after an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office caused it to lose out on contracts. In a glum first half financial report, the FTSE 250 company said the decline reflects a “low order intake in [...]
Toughened sanctions against Iran helped push up oil prices over the weekend, lighting a fire under London-listed exploration companies today. The cost of international standard Brent crude has risen 2.9 per cent over since Friday, hitting $74.68 per barrel – its highest point since October. Read more: FTSE 100 climbs to fresh six-month high as [...]
By Edmond Jackson from interactive investor. With the Brexit outcome still uncertain, companies analyst Edmond Jackson picks five larger cap stocks and three AIM shares for a resilient ISA. Be aware how sentiment towards equities hinges currently on whether Brexit is "resolved" by way of "Soft" business-friendly outcome, or the UK leaves the EU without [...]
Union bosses have said Petrofac workers plan to walk out of all BP’s North Sea oil rigs amid a dispute over leave. Unite members had demanded three weeks paid leave, but today voted for industrial action at the platforms after only being offered two. Read more: Petrofac faces potential £400m lawsuit following bribery revelations Alternatively [...]
Oil field services company Petrofac is facing a potential £400m lawsuit from angry investors after its shares crashed when one of its former executives pleaded guilty to bribery and corruption charges. The former global head of sales at Petrofac, David Lufkin, pleaded guilty last Thursday to offering corrupt payments in an attempt to secure contracts [...]
A former Petrofac executive charged with using illicit payments to secure oil contracts in the Middle East has pleaded guilty to 11 charges of bribery, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said this morning. David Lufkin, 51, formerly the UK-headquartered oil and gas firm’s global head of sales, made the plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court as [...]
Petrofac shares were up 2.3 per cent up in early morning trading, despite having posted a loss for the first half of 2015 thanks costs at its Laggan-Tormore project. The figures Having issued a profit warning last November, Petrofac reported revenues of $3.2bn (£2.1bn) for the six months to the end of June, 25 per [...]
Petrofac's share price is up 9.37 per cent at £9.51 this morning, despite the news that it's about to book another £30m of costs from one of its major gas developments in the North Sea. The figures The company's Laggan-Tormore project, off the Shetland Islands, continues to cause problems. The company said tough operating conditions [...]
Shares in Petrofac dived today, after the oilfield services provider announced an additional £130m pre-tax loss for its Shetland gas project in the North Sea. Shares in Petrofac fell as much as 13 per cent to 875.28p in mid-morning trade on the London Stock Exchange. The firm said the final stages of the project had [...]
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