Lundin Energy AB (Lundin Energy) will publish its financial report for the second trimester 2021 at Wednesday, 28 July 2021. For the second trimester 2021, Lundin Energy to Expense Pre-Tax Exploration and evaluation costs around MUSD 119 and recognize a net exchange Gain about MUSD 45.
Exploration and evaluation fresh
It is the Company’s policy to capitalize the costs associated with its exploration and evaluation activities and if it is determined that a commercial discovery has not been made, the associated costs are charged to the income statement. . For the second quarter of 2021, Lundin Energy will incur a pre-tax charge in the income statement of approximately USD 119 million related to exploration and evaluation costs. These costs will be offset by a tax credit of approximately USD 93 million. The costs are mainly related to the Shenzhou well in PL722, the Iving wells in PL820S and the licenses transferred.
Ticket issue and fgold exchange Gain
Lundin Energy issued $ 2 billion of senior notes (the Notes) during the second quarter of 2021 with a fixed interest rate. The Company used the gross proceeds from the issuance of the Bonds, in combination with available cash, to repay US $ 2 billion of variable interest rate corporate credit facility term loans. As a result, part of the current interest rate hedging contracts are no longer considered to be effective in the framework of the hedge effectiveness tests. The fair value at market value of these ineffective contracts of approximately – USD 38m (loss) will be recognized as a non-cash item in the income statement during the second quarter of 2021. Following the repayment of 2 billion USD of the business credit facility term loans, a portion of unamortized capitalized financing costs were expensed in the second quarter.
Lundin Energy will recognize a net foreign exchange gain of approximately USD 45m for the second quarter of 2021. The Norwegian krone has remained stable against the US dollar and the euro has strengthened against the US dollar by around 1% over the course of the year. for the second quarter of 2021. the foreign exchange gain is largely non-cash and relates primarily to the revaluation of loan balances at the exchange rates in effect at the balance sheet date.
Change in under / overlift balances
Lundin Energy recognizes revenue based on its volume sold (sales method). Consequently, changes in inventories and under / over consumption balances are recognized as an adjustment to cost, valued at production cost, including depletion. During the second quarter of 2021, Lundin Energy was under-raised by 10.1 Mboepd.
Relocation of third party crude oil sales
Lundin Energy markets its own production of crude oil and occasionally markets crude oil to third parties. For the second quarter of 2021, revenues from the sale of crude oil to third parties amounted to $ 171.8 million offset by the purchase of crude oil from third parties of $ 170.4 million, resulting in a gross margin of $ 1. USD 4 million on third-party activities for the second quarter of 2021.
Release reporting and audio broadcasting on 28 July 2021
Lundin Energy’s second quarter 2021 financial report will be released on Wednesday, July 28 at 7:30 a.m. CEST, followed by a live audio broadcast at 2:00 p.m. CEST where Nick Walker, chairman and CEO, and Teitur Poulsen, chief financial officer, will comment on the report. and the latest developments from Lundin Energy.
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Lundin Energy is an experienced Nordic oil and gas company that explores, develops and produces resources economically, efficiently and responsibly. We focus on creating value for our shareholders and stakeholders at large through three strategic pillars: resilience, sustainability and growth. Our high-quality, low-cost assets mean we are resilient to oil price volatility, and our organic growth strategy, combined with our sustainability approach and commitment to decarbonization, firmly establishes our leadership role. into a low carbon energy future. (Nasdaq Stockholm: MOON). For more information, visit us at www.lundin-energy.com or download our app www.myirapp.com/lundin
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