|Bid||176.40 x 0|
|Ask||176.60 x 0|
|Day's range||175.10 - 177.00|
|52-week range||139.13 - 196.97|
|PE ratio (TTM)||-353.71|
|Earnings date||1 Nov 2017|
|Dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||22.51|
Aker BP (LSE: 0M5J.L - news) plans to drill between six and eight exploration wells off Norway next year, including four in the Barents Sea, the Norwegian oil firm's chief executive told Reuters. One of these will target a prospect in the southeast Barents on the maritime border with Russia and could contain significant new resources. "Yes, it can, but it also (has) quite a bit of risk," Chief (Taiwan OTC: 3345.TWO - news) Executive Karl Johnny Hersvik said in an interview at Aker BP's office near Oslo.
Norway's licensing round to explore for oil and gas in mature offshore areas attracted bids from 39 companies, up from 33 firms last year, the Oil and Energy Ministry said on Wednesday. The announcement comes five days before a parliamentary election in Norway, where some opposition parties have called for scaling back exploration to reduce carbon emissions from Western Europe's top oil and gas producer.
A total of 39 oil companies asked for exploration acreage offshore Norway in the so-called predefined areas licensing round by the Sept. 1 deadline, the country's energy minister told TV2 News on Wednesday. ...