Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2014 results presentations
Oct 30, 2014
CFO video comment and webcasts including presentation slides of the third quarter 2014 results as released on October 30, 2014.
CFO video comment
Title: Balancing Growth & Returns – Third Quarter 2014 Results – 30 October 2014 – Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Duration: 3:10 minutes
Simon Henry CFO of Shell comments on the Q3 2014 results and portfolio developments.
Balancing Growth & Returns – Third Quarter 2014 Results – 30 October 2014 – Royal Dutch Shell PLC Film Transcript
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Head and shoulders of Simon Henry
“Hello, I am Simon Henry, the CFO of Royal Dutch Shell.
Today I’d like to give you an overview of our third quarter results and portfolio development.
Firstly on the results.”
Chief Financial Officer
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Third quarter of 2014 clean CCS earnings:
$5.8 billion, EPS + 30%
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“Third quarter earnings on a current cost of supplies basis, CCs basis excluding identified items, were $5.8 billion, that is a 30% increase in CCS earnings per share versus the same quarter last year.”
Head and shoulders of Simon Henry
“Our earnings were supported by better Downstream margins and operating performance, by new higher margin Upstream production, by lower exploration expenses and higher Integrated Gas results. Our overall upstream production volumes are lower, but margins are higher, as our strategy of investing in profitable projects with or without equity production pays off.”
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“Our new projects are delivering benefits to the bottom line now. We are having a strong year in portfolio development.”
Simon Henry head and shoulders
“We saw first oil at Gumusut-Kakap. In Malaysia, this completes the list of four, Shell-operated deep water start-ups that we’d planned for 2014. We’ve also taken final investment decision on new deep-water fields.”
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And we moved the potential 100,000 barrel-oil-equivalent per day Vito field in the Gulf of Mexico into the front end engineering and design, or FEED part of a project flow for the end of the decade and beyond.
Head and shoulders of Simon Henry.
Priorities have not changed
“Now, we aim to grow cash flow through the business cycle and deliver competitive shareholder returns. The priorities we set out at the start of this year have not changed. We are taking firm actions to improve our capital efficiency by selling selected assets $12 billion of sales so far this year and the conservative balance sheet underpins the financial framework. Dividends are our main route for returning cash to shareholders.”
Declared $11.3 billion dividends & share buy packs first 9 months of 2014
“We have declared $11.3 billion of dividends and share buy backs in the first 9 months of 2014, and we are expecting dividend distributions and buy-backs of over $30 billion for 2014 and 2015 combined. This underlines our commitment to shareholder returns. Thank you for listening”
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‘Thank you for visiting our site. Please understand that an investments in Royal Dutch Shell plc securities carries with it a risk that you could sustain losses as a result of your investment. Therefore, an investment in Royal Dutch Shell plc securities may not be appropriate for all investors. Accordingly, before investing in our securities we urge you to read our Annual Report and Form 20-F and consider the risks discussed within. You can find our Annual Report and Form 20-F on the link next to this presentation. Again, thank you for your interest in Royal Dutch Shell plc securities.
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Webcasts & presentations
Simon Henry, Chief Financial Officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc, hosted audio webcasts of the third quarter 2014 results on Thursday October 30.
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