TITLE

Shell profits sink by 21%

AUTHOR(S)
Ovrebekk, Hilde; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the drop in earnings of Shell for the third quarter of 2006. The company's earnings fell by 21.8% to $251m, due to heavy planned maintenance in the U.S. and Europe. This impacted operating rates by six percentage points. Earnings after adjustments for the cost of supplies surged to $335m from $140m during the third quarter of 2005.
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23132791

 

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