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  • April 10, 2014

    PTT Exploration & Production

    PTT Exploration & Production Plc (PTTEP) Investment thesis While PTTEP's FY14 profit growth profile is modest, due to lower petro sales and heavier extra expenses assumptions, we think the market has already priced this in. The stock trades at an FY14 PER of only 10x, on a par with its long-term mean. The 2H14 outlook is for a notable HoH improvement, once Montara's production ramps up and Zawtika...

    Business
  • April 9, 2014

    PTT Exploration and Production

    PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) - Fx factor to make 1Q14 profit surge We project 1Q14 net profit at B12.8bn, leaping 72.4ธq because Fx loss has decreased 68.8ธq to only B653m. Yet, the normalized profit would stay flat qoq although average petroleum sale price is projected to increase 1.6ธq to US$65.5/barrel following gas sale price that would increase 3.4ธq to US$7.9/million...

    Business
  • April 8, 2014

    SET index opens up 1.78 pts, 0.13 pct

    ..., up 1.78 points, or 0.13 per cent in line with most regional shares. Blue chip SET-50 index was as 948.06, up 1.53 points, or 0.16 per cent. Five most active (value) stocks: SUTHA, JAS, CPALL, PTT, AOT. The Nation

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  • April 8, 2014

    Energy

    .... Our assumption for Dubai crude oil price in 2014 at US$100/barrel is still lower than the average price year-to-date and average price in 2013 at US$104 and US$105/barrel, respectively. - PTT and IRPC to grow strongly in 2014 We project the profit of the energy sector in 1Q14 to improve from 4Q13, especially PTT and IRPC which would exhibit a turnaround. For PTT, 1Q14 profit from the gas separation...

    Business
  • April 6, 2014

    Investors lead push for more action on climate change

    The 35 institutional investors are led by Walden Asset Management, the New York State comptroller's office, the California State teachers' retirement system, Calvert Investments, the Connecticut Treasurer's Office, Trillium Asset Management, Mercy Investments and Green Century capital management. They have filed 142 resolutions in a coordinated effort to spur action by 118 companies - including...

    Business
  • April 4, 2014

    PTTEP makes an inroad into Brazil

    "This is PTTEP's first step in expanding investment in petroleum exploration in South America," said Tevin Vongvanich, president and CEO of the company. On April 3, its subsidiary, PTTEP BrasilInvestimentosemExplorao e Produo de Petrleo e Gs Ltda, signed the Farm-in/Farm-out Agreement with BG E&P Brasil Ltda (BG Brasil). The company did not reveal the investment cost. The 4 petroleum exploration...

    Business
  • April 3, 2014

    Thai Oil board hit over rise in payments

    ... abroad. He said total bonuses paid to the board would actually decline to Bt31 million this year from Bt37 million last year, and that Thai Oil's remuneration was in line with other firms in PTT Group and other companies in the same industries. President and chief executive officer Veerasak Kositpaisal told the shareholders' meeting that the firm had evaluated the performance of its board members...

    Business
  • March 28, 2014

    SET index ends up 12.95 pts, 0.96 pct

    ..., or 0.96 per cent amid Baht 32.33 billion turnover. Blue chip SET-50 index was at 929.84, up 10.78 points, or 1.17 per cent. Top five most active (value) stocks: ADVANC (XD), KBANK, BBL, PTT, SCB The Nation

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  • March 25, 2014

    Briefs

    ... of a bigger 2007 order, will be cancelled. The carrier said the A320neo had a long flight range that would enable it "to fly to new and promising destinations". - Agence France-Presse. PTT attends Gastech for new opportunities PTT Group is taking part in the 42nd Gastech international conference and exhibition for natural and petroleum gas ending on Thursday in Goyang, South Korea. ...

    Business
  • March 25, 2014

    Office extravagance and the bottom line

    .... Tisco Bank's headquarters also feature hundreds of paintings, some of them on show in the lobby. The pricey ones, however, are on the higher floors. At the Energy Complex, the CEO floor of PTT Exploration and Production - which has the biggest overseas interests of any Thai company - looks modern yet barren. There are few rooms on this floor, which boasts two large columns and a plush red carpet...

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