Shell earnings soar, sales fall

Davis, Nigel; Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p9
Trade Publication
This article states that Shell's first quarter 2007 chemicals earnings jumped to $527 million from $183m in the same period last year. The results were boosted by a full quarter of earnings from the Nanhai cracker complex in China. The petrochemicals complex in Guandong, in which Shell has a 50% stake, started up in the first quarter of 2006. Sales volumes were down 6% at 5.57 million tonnes.


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