For the first time in 40 years, the American oil company ExxonMobil suffered an annual loss of $ 22.4 billion.
Last year the company’s revenue fell by 30.7% to $ 46.5 billion.
The agency notes that the company suffered billions in losses due to the coronavirus pandemic and falling demand for oil, as well as due to the depreciation of assets in the shale gas sector.
ExxonMobil has assured investors that they will continue to pay dividends.
Another oil giant BP ended the year with a loss for the first time in 10 years. The company’s oil production in 2020 decreased by 8.1% and reached 3.47 million barrels per day. Annual revenue fell 35% (to $ 180.37 billion).
Note that in recent days there has been information about negotiations on the merger of ExxonMobil with Chevron.
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The American company Tesla demonstrated on Thursday in Fremont (California) its new electric car Model S Plaid. The presentation, led by Tesla Chairman Elon Musk, was broadcast on the company’s website. According to the businessman, critics have previously pointed out that the updated version of the Model S car will be “insanely fast”, and expressed […]
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The downturn in Ukraine’s economy in the first four months of 2021 slowed to 0.2%, according to a preliminary estimate by the Ministry of Economy. “The Ministry of Economy estimates a slight reduction in GDP at 0.2% (down 2% in the first quarter of 2021 by 4.9% over the four months of 2020),” the statement […]
During a visit to Washington, the head of Naftogaz Yuri Vitrenko commented on searches of the company in the case of non-payment of VAT for 2.7 billion hryvnias for Russian gas. “On the one hand, the State Fiscal Service constantly checks Naftogaz. That is, there is nothing surprising in the fact that there is another […]
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The Commercial Court of Kyiv suspended the decision of the Antimonopoly Committee, which seized the accounts of tobacco companies as part of a forced fine of UAH 6.5 billion. “The court rejected their request. We welcome this decision, since the arrest of accounts could endanger the normal functioning of large companies and negatively affect tax […]Next
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Court of the United States in late Sunday night temporarily blocked ban by the administration of President Donald Trump on downloading the TikTok program. This was reported by Reuters on Monday, September 28. Considered, that that the ban was to take effect on Sunday at 23:59 local time (Monday at 6:59 Kyiv time). However, the […]Next
The London Court of International Arbitration upends the long-term dispute between the Arricano Real Estate and Stockman Interhold in respect of ownership of the Sky Mall shopping center. For a long time the conflict over the asset has been one of the most high-profile cases and negative in the sphere of development of Ukraine. May […]Next
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During trading on Thursday, Apple’s market of the capitalization fell by 8%, which means a loss of almost $ 180 billion. This is a record daily cost reduction for any company in the history of the American market. However, Apple’s capitalization still significantly exceeds of $ 2 trillion. Excluding 2020, the previous anti-record was set […]Next
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