Chevron Corporation reported in its interim update that earnings for the fourth quarter 2013 are expected to be comparable with third quarter 2013 results.
Upstream earnings for the fourth quarter are projected to be lower than the prior quarter, while downstream earnings are expected to be higher. The interim update contains industry and company operating data for the first two months of the fourth quarter.
U.S. net oil-equivalent production was lower, primarily due to planned downtime across multiple assets in the Gulf of Mexico. International net oil-equivalent production was lower compared to the third quarter, reflecting maintenance activity in Australia and downtime at the LNG facility in Angola.
LNG World News Staff, January 10, 2014; Image: Chevron