European Refining Industry Sees Decent Outlook For Margins in 2016

UBS | Several oil companies shared their views on refining margins over the 3Q reporting season and CMDs over the past month and we find these often contrast with investors’ views as companies were generally reasonably positive about the outlook for margins for the next few months. Several companies (BP, Neste) highlighted that the global refining supply/demand outlook is fairly balanced for 2016.

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BP difficulties a sign of the times for oil companies?

MADRID | By Ana Lopez Varela | Cutbacks and balance sheet losses at the British oil giant are indicative of a more widespread malaise afflicting the oil industry. While there has been a correction in profit forecasts, firms are likely to adjust their business model accordingly.