U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
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Previous Issues2nd Quarter 2015 (9/24/2015)
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Financial Review: Third-quarter 2015
Release date: December 18, 2015
Next release date: May 2016
- Crude oil prices decreased 19% from the second quarter, 51% lower than third-quarter 2014.
- Impairment charges increased, contributing to continued declines in profits.
- Capital expenditure per barrel produced was the lowest for this set of companies since at least 2010.
- Fourth-quarter crude oil prices remain low compared to year-ago levels, which could continue to pressure profits, cash flow, and investment.