Lundin Petroleum reports booming profits
TT/The Local · 4 Aug 2010, 09:32
Published: 04 Aug 2010 09:32 GMT+02:00
Including one off items the firm reported pre-tax figures of $436 million, including the hiving off of UK assets worth some $358 million.
The results include depreciation of oil and gas assets of $35.1 million ($29 million).
Revenues for the period amounted to $189 million (132), beating analyst expectations of $184 million. Operating results (Ebitda - Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) amounted to $139 million ($125 million).
The firm announced an investment budget of $285 million for the second quarter with $190 million to be spent on prospecting.
Lundin Petroleum stock jumped more than 4 percent when the Stockholm exchange opened on Wednesday morning.