|2020-04-20 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
中国石化新闻网讯 据世界管道4月17日报道，康菲石油公司宣布将采取进一步行动应对石油市场低迷局势。具体举措是在3月18日宣布初步行动之后执行的。该公司董事长兼首席执行官瑞安·兰斯(Ryan Lance)表示“今年3月，我们通过削减2020年资本支出和股票回购计划，获得了22亿美元的流动资金。当时，我们声明，如果有必要，将继续监控市场，并采取进一步措施。今天，我们宣布进一步削减30亿美元的资本支出、运营成本和股票回购，并推迟生产。当前，由于需求影响和石油持续供过于求，油价在短期内将保持疲软，灵活的采取应对措施，能够保持我们的相对竞争优势，也有能力帮助我们抓住复苏的时机和路径恢复经营。”
王佳晶 摘译自 世界管道
ConocoPhillips is taking further actions to respond to the oil market downturn
ConocoPhillips has announced that it is taking further actions to respond to the oil market downturn. These follow initial actions announced on 18 March. “In March, we exercised US$2.2 billion of flexibility via reductions in both our planned 2020 capital spending and share repurchases,” said Ryan Lance, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “At that time, we stated we would continue to monitor the market and exercise additional flexibility, if warranted. Today we are announcing further capital, operating cost and share repurchase reductions of US$3 billion. We also announced our intention to defer production where we have a compelling economic reason to do so. These actions reflect our view that near-term oil prices will remain weak, largely due to demand impacts from COVID-19 and continued oil oversupply. We are well-positioned with flexibility to take actions that we believe maintain our relative competitive advantages, as well as our ability to resume programmes depending on the timing and path of a recovery.”
Today’s announced actions include:
An additional reduction in 2020 operating plan CAPEX of US$1.6 billion, bringing the current estimate to US$4.3 billion. Including the previously announced reduction of US$0.7 billion, this represents a total reduction in operating plan capital expenditures of $2.3 billion, or approximately 35%, compared to the 2020 announced guidance. These reductions are sourced from across Conoco’s global portfolio, primarily focused on Lower 48, Alaska and Canada areas where it has the highest levels of flexibility.
A reduction in operating costs of approximately US$0.6 billion, representing roughly 10% of the initial 2020 guidance. This brings the current estimate to US$5.3 billion. These reductions were sourced from lease operating expenses, general and administrative costs and foreign exchange impacts.
The company’s share repurchase programme has been suspended.
On a combined basis, the cumulative capital, operating cost and share repurchase actions represent a reduction in 2020 cash uses of over US$5 billion vs original operating plan guidance.
The company also announced it will elect to curtail production in Canada and the Lower 48 regions until market conditions improve.
At Surmont, the company is currently cutting back production due to low Western Canada Select prices. By May, the company expects to reduce production by approximately 100 000 bpd gross to 35 000 bpd gross.