Encana Corp (ECA.N)
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
HNZ Group: Secured new, multi-year contract to provide helicopter services to support Exxonmobil Canada, Encana Corp's activities offshore Nova Scotia, Canada .Will supply two sikorsky s-92 helicopters for a term of 3 years beginning late in Q2 of 2017. Full Article
Nucor Corp: Purchased 49% of Encana's leasehold interest covering approximately 54,000 acres in south Piceance basin . Nucor sold its 50% equity interest in Hunter Ridge Energy Services LLC to Encana . Nucor retains all existing producing wells it currently owns . Nucor and Encana also terminated two carry and earning ("C&E") drilling agreements entered into in 2010 and 2012 .By canceling agreements, co has eliminated all future carry capital, contingent liabilities which should result in lower unit cost for future drilling. Full Article
Encana Corp: Encana delivers significant efficiency improvements with strong second quarter results . Q2 operating earnings per share $0.10 . Q2 loss per share $0.71 . Encana Corp qtrly cash flow per share $0.21 . Expect to use proceeds from announced divestitures to strengthen balance sheet and modestly increase 2016 capital program . Anticipate additional activity to deliver about 13,000 boe/d of production from core four assets in q4 . Co is increasing 2016 production guidance and expects q4 exit production decline from core four assets to be cut from 10 percent to five percent . Increasing its 2016 production guidance and expects q4 exit production decline from its core four assets to be cut from 10 percent to five percent . Encana Corp says Gordondale and DJ Basin divestitures are expected to close by end of July delivering proceeds of approximately $1.1 billion . Expects full-year benefit of transportation-related cost savings to be even greater in 2017 . Has 300 mmcf/d of expected 2017 natural gas production hedged under 3-way options, 350 mmcf/d using nymex fixed price contracts for q1 2017 . About 15,500 bbls/d of expected 2017 crude and condensate hedged using WTI fixed price contracts at an average price of $49.49 per bbl . Q2 earnings per share view $-0.08 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . "Adding 50 percent more drilling and completions activity to our 2016 program". Full Article
Encana Corporation:Encana Corp cut its 2016 capital spending forecast to less than half its 2015 expenditure and said it would lay off 20 percent of its workforce this year.The oil and gas producer cut its capital budget for 2016 to $900 million-$1 billion from $1.5 billion-$1.7 billion it forecast earlier as a steep drop in oil prices forces the company to focus on core assets and lower costs.Encana's U.S.-listed shares rose about 3 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday. Full Article
Jan 9 Encana Corp on Tuesday estimated fourth-quarter production from its core assets would top its own forecast, helped by the Canadian oil and gas producer's efforts to revamp its business.