Thinking Ahead

Forward-looking commentary on oilfield business trends

Just When Everyone Thought Deepwater Was Dead… A Twitch.

This past weekend, we read a half dozen transcripts of earnings calls from the oil majors and national oil companies (NOCs). The big guys are all whistling the same tune. They are successfully re-engineering pending deepwater projects to fit $50 oil (and below). They are ready to clear their final investment decision …

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At The Cusp Of 3Q16 EPS Season, The Worm Has Finally Turned

Oilfield earnings season begins this week with Halliburton’s conference call. The tone on this upcoming round of calls is likely to be more positive than any time in recent memory. In this Thinking Ahead we outline key calls to monitor and discuss seven key themes we expect to be prevalent during the imminent earnings season. …

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