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Brookshire in the Media - 2009

The news media relies on Brookshire's Gianna Bern for expert commentary on a variety of financial and energy issues.  Here are examples from 2009:

December 22, 2009

Bloomberg News

Pemex Bonds Are a Buy on Spreads, Higher Oil Prices (Update1) Dec. ...

... While Pemex bonds are attractive, six years of production declines and concern that new fields may not boost output add risk, Gianna Bern, president of energy ...

 

December 14, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon to Buy XTO for $31 Billion in Bet on US Gas (Update5) Dec. ...

... ve been sitting on a huge amount of cash for the last several years, with speculation mounting as to what they will do,” said Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

December 12, 2009

Bloomberg News

Lukoil, Statoil Win West Qurna, Prize in Iraq Bidding (Update3) ...

... infrastructure. “All of the low hanging fruit in the industry is gone,” Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc. in ...

 

November 16, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras May Boost Output Targets as Output Rises (Update3) Nov. ...

... of this year’s collapse in crude oil prices and is consistent with the earnings hit other producers took in the third quarter,” Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

November 14, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras Quarterly Profit Drops 26%; Expects to Reach Target Nov. ...

... of this year’s collapse in crude oil prices and is consistent with the earnings hit other producers took in the third quarter,” Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

November 13, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras Third-Quarter Profit Drops 26% on Oil Price (Update2) ...

... of this year’s collapse in crude oil prices and is consistent with the earnings hit other producers took in the third quarter,” Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

November 6, 2009

Bloomberg News

Tenaris Says Pemex to Cut Chicontepec Wells by 60% (Update2) Nov. ...

... 30 the company will continue to work at Chicontepec. ‘Moving Target’ “Chicontepec is very much a moving target,” Gianna Bern, president of energy ...

 

October 30, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon, Majors Battle to Lift Profits as Oil Use Sags (Update1) Oct ...

... Low oil prices and tight refining margins are going to continue to haunt the majors
this quarter and into the next quarter,”
said Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

October 30, 2009

Bloomberg News

Pemex to Keep Working at Chicontepec, Morales Says (Update1) Oct. ...

... sort out all of the moving parts and significant technical challenges associated with development of the Chicontepec field,” said Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

October 29, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon Posts Fourth Straight Profit Drop as Oil Falls (Update4) Oct ...

... “Reducing the cost structure is key in this environment,” said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc. in Flossmoor, Illinois. ...

October 26, 2009

Bloomberg News

Shell, BP May Post Lower Earnings on 42% Slump in Oil Prices Oct. ...

... “Those producers that can rein in costs will be rewarded,” said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc. in Flossmoor, Illinois. ...

 

October 10, 2009

Bloomberg News

Occidental May Gain BP-Like Trading Muscle With Phibro Purchase ...

... This will really bring some incredible trading expertise to Oxy,” said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc in Flossmoor, Illinois. ...

 

October 9, 2009

Bloomberg News

Phibro May Give Occidental BP-Like Trading Muscle (Update1) Oct. 9 ...

... This will really bring some incredible trading expertise to Oxy,” said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc in Flossmoor, Illinois. ...  

 

September 15, 2009

Business News Americas

ANALYSIS: Natural gas mega fields could take years to develop
 

September 15, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Mexico's Pemex Taps New Debt Market In Investment Drive

 

August 14, 2009

Business News Americas

ANALYSIS: Pemex unlikely to meet 2009 capex goal 

August 13, 2009

Bloomberg News

Pemex Needs Oil at $70 a Barrel to Sustain Projects (Update3) Aug. ...

... "The government is now reacting to the difficulties it faces, especially with
Cantarell,”
Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory Research Inc., said ...

 

August 12, 2009

Business News Americas

Analysts skeptical about Pemex's 2009 production forecast of 2.65Mb/d

 

July 31, 2009

Bloomberg News

Pemex Output Goal ‘Uphill Battle,’ Forces Borrowing (Update3) ...

... “It is an uphill battle to surpass the natural decline in Cantarell,” Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory and Research Inc., said in an interview ...

 

July 29, 2009

Bloomberg News

BG Group Earnings Fall on Lower Gas, Oil Prices (Update1) July 29 ...

... “Despite the plunge in global energy demand, BG’s LNG portfolio has displayed amazing resilience,” Gianna Bern, president of US’s Brookshire Advisory ...

July 17, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon Sabotage May Merit $1 Billion Fine, Agency Says (Update1) ...

... “The negative PR in their home state is probably more damaging than perhaps any potential costs,” said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory & ...

 

July 17, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Ecuador's Hard-Line Oil Policies Raise Doubts On Future Output

"Ecuador has lost all credibility with foreign investors," said Gianna Bern, president of consultants Brookshire Advisory and Research Inc.

July 15, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Mexico's Pemex Struggles To Meet Investment Target

 

July 13, 2009

Business News Americas

Emerald reports possible takeover talks

 

July 10, 2009

Bloomberg News

Ecopetrol Taps Barclays, JPMorgan to Manage Bond Sale (Update2) ...

... “Ecopetrol is one of the best stories in Latin America,” Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory and Research Inc., an energy economics research ...

 

July 9, 2009

Business News Americas

Oil juniors holding their own -analyst

Oil juniors across Latin America are managing to stay afloat despite the low oil price environment, Gianna Bern, president of Chicago-based Brookshire Advisory and Research, told BNamericas.

 

June 26, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Iraq Oil Contracts To Offer Lessons For Mexico

 

June 10, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Price Gains Offer Mexico Window To Lock In 2010 Oil Revenue

"Mexico is going to look to market solutions to keep on track as best it can," said Gianna Bern of Brookshire Advisory and Research ...

 

May 26, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon Investors Riled as Buybacks Fail to Lift Shares (Update1) ...

... “Share buybacks in this environment are frowned upon because that capital can be better deployed to build the reserve base,” said Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

May 20, 2009

Reuters

Brookshire Sees Latin American Oil Reserves Trumping State Regulation

 

May 5, 2009

Bloomberg News

Chavez’s Oil Seizures May Cause ‘Substantial’ Output Decline ...

... risks, companies are still willing to bid on the upcoming Carabobo blocks because they offer attractive access to oil reserves, said Gianna Bern, president of ...


May 4, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Mexico's Pemex Says Peso Depreciation Threatens Capex Plan

 

May 1, 2009

Bloomberg News

Chevron Has Lowest Profit in 5 Years After Oil Drops (Update5) May ...

... “This is going to be a miserable year for the entire oil sector,” said Gianna
Bern
, president of Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc. ...

 

April 29, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras Gets $2 Billion US Export-Import Credit (Update1) April ...

... “The credit crunch is adversely affecting all players in the global oil and gas
supply chain.”

 

April 22, 2009

Business News Americas

Industry upbeat on Obama-Chávez handshake -

 

April 13, 2009

Bloomberg News

Total Raises Takeover Offer for Canada’s UTS by 35% (Update4) ...

... Energy producers are betting crude demand and prices will rise when recessions end in some of the world’s largest economies, said Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

April 9, 2009

Bloomberg News

BG, Petrobras to Dig Deeper on Brazil Oil Discovery (Update1) ...

... “The Tupi, Corcovado and other neighboring basins are arguably once-in-a-generation discoveries,” Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory and ...

 

April 6, 2009

Business News Americas

Analyst skeptical on Chávez's proposal for new oil-backed currency -

 

April 2, 2009

Business News Americas

EIA: Crude exports to US rise, hit 1.17Mb/d in January -

 

March 20, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Oil Exploration Is Bright Spot For Mexico's Struggling Pemex

 

March 17, 2009

Business News Americas

Minister wants US$70/b, warns of inventory levels

 

March 11, 2009

Bloomberg News

Oil Slump May Help Shell Gain Access to More Reserves (Update1) ...

... ‘Under Pressure’ “National oil companies will be increasingly under pressure to find other means of investment,” Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire…

 

March 9, 2009

Business News Americas

Carabobo tender facing reports of delays, conflicts

 

March 4, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon Seen Using Cash Hoard for Field Stakes, Not Takeovers March ...

... “Exxon has got to be on the prowl right now,” said Gianna Bern, president of
Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc. in Flossmoor, Illinois

 

March 2, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Mexico's Pemex Files To Issue Up To MXN70B In Local Bonds

 

Februar
y 19, 2009

Bloomberg News

Chavez Plans 12% More Oil as Project Costs Rise, Credit Freezes ...

... “Investors and suppliers will be very cautious of investing in a country where the private sector is being squeezed out,” said Gianna Bern, president of ...

 

February 18, 2009

Bloomberg News

Pickens Reduces Energy Investments, Holdings Fall 97% (Correct) ...
...
30, a comparison of the filings showed. “It looks like a big commodity dump,” said Gianna Bern, president of Flossmoor, Illinois-based Brookshire Advisory...

 

February 17, 2009

Bloomberg News

Transocean Net Falls After Oil Slump Cuts Rig Values (Update5) Feb ...

... Oil probably will average $57 a barrel this year, said Gianna Bern, president of Flossmoor, Illinois-based Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc. ...

 

February 17, 2009

Business News Americas

ANALYSIS: Industry hopeful as referendum ends
Analysts and industry officials offered mixed opinions on the significance of Hugo Chávez's February...

 

February 5, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras’s Gabrielli Says No Decision Taken on Sale (Update3) ...

... international markets are “too expensive.” “Accessing the equity market is going to be a fiscal necessity for Petrobras,” said Gianna Bern, an analyst ...

 

January 30, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon Mobil Profit Falls 33%, Less Than Estimated (Update3) Jan. ...

“Exxon is unique in that it is able to take advantage of the current environment when crude prices are falling,” said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire...
 

January 29, 2009

Bloomberg News

Exxon Mobil Net Tumbles as Tillerson Plans $30 Billion Spending . . .

... started a meltdown of global credit markets, Exxon Mobil’s cash became a source of strength rather than a sign of weakness, said Gianna Bern, president...

 

January 28, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Mexico's Pemex $2B Bond Sale Oversubscribed Threefold

 

January 27, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

2nd UPDATE: Mexico Pemex Sells $2B 10Yr Bond To Yield 8.25%

 

January 26, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras to Cut Costs to Free Funds, Limit Debt Rise (Update4) . . .

... Markets “Petrobras’s successful access to capital markets will be integral to achieving the proposed investment plan,” said Gianna Bern president ...

 

January 21, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

After Bleak 2008, Mexico Risks Missing '09 Oil-Output Target

 

January 12, 2009

Business News Americas

Analyst: Financial crisis creating new world order for oil. 

 

January 9, 2009

Bloomberg News

Petrobras to Pay Most in Bond Market Since ‘03 on Oil ...

The state-controlled producer may tap international debt markets within days, said Gianna Bern, president of Brookshire Advisory and Research Inc.,

 

January 8, 2009

Business News Americas

JV’s take brunt of new OPEC cuts

 

January 06, 2009

Calgary Herald

Reserves rule may benefit oil, gas firms

"This change by the SEC is, undoubtedly, a boost to oil majors," said Gianna Bern, president of Flossmoor, Ill.-based Brookshire Advisory & Research Inc.

 

January 2, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires

Mexico's Pemex Waits For Right Moment To Sell Bonds In 2009

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