The demonetisation and Mistry’s exit from Tata have taken the sheen out of all other recent news, one of which is the slapping of fine of nearly Rs 10,000 crore by the government on RIL and its partners. The fine relates to migration of gas from ONGC fields to RIL fields in K-G basin leading to … Continue reading Understanding RIL-ONGC Gas Migration Dispute.
Declaration of results for June’16 quarter by Indian Oil (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) earlier this week completed the results season for the sector. The sector had a good run with 21% increase in profits even though sales came down marginally by 2% as per the standalone financials of listed companies. Aggregate revenue for the … Continue reading Results Analysis – Petroleum Refining sector..
- The results season for quarter ended June’16 begins. It looks like not-so-good FY17 beginning for IT majors with both Infosys and TCS reporting pressure on margins. While consolidated sales grew by modest 1.2% and 3% on sequential basis, net profit decline by 4.5% and 0.4% respectively. On the other hand, Reliance Industries had a bumper quarter with profits rising by sharp 18% y-o-y, even though net revenue decline by 15% due to lower crude prices. (More on this, later)
Reliance Industries has posted another impressive results with 16% growth in consolidated profits for March’16 quarter, even though total income has decline by 11%. The income decline is on account of sharp decline in crude and product prices.However, the company has managed to protect its refining margins. The E & P (classified as Oil & Gas segment), recorded … Continue reading Reliance Industries, Q 4'16 results..