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Shell and BP profits to crash on cheaper oil

BP and Shell's (RDSa.L) core upstream oil and gas production units will lead the profit collapse, mainly due to lower oil prices, but Shell is also forecast to suffer from a 3.8 percent fall in production to 3.39 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd).

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More earnings carnage expected from oilpatch

Royal Dutch Shell, parent of Shell Canada, also reports Thursday. In a recently written fourth-quarter preview entitled, "2008 Ends On A Very Ugly Note,"UBS analyst Andrew Potter concludes: "Given the massive rout in commodity prices and crack (refining) spreads that occurred during the quarter, Q4 financial results will be the worst in several years."

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Total Adjusted Net Rises 36% on Record Crude Prices (Update1)

Total's oil and gas production was 2.231 million barrels of oil equivalent a day in the quarter, compared with 2.352 million barrels a day in the year-earlier period and 2.353 million barrels in the previous quarter. European competitors Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc last week reported increases in dollar-denominated profit of 22 percent and 83 percent, respectively.

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Oil giants keep on raking in the profits

Rocketing profits reported this week by oil giants Royal Dutch Shell and BP have been met with anger and incredulity around the globe.

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We are steering the Shell ship in rough waters

"We are watching the world economic situation carefully," the Royal Dutch Shell chief executive blurted over the speakers on his third-quarter conference call. "We are steering the Shell ship in rough waters," he added, even though $147 US per barrel oil in July translated into a $10.9 billion profit.

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Shell and Exxon join the profits bonanza

Despite the better than expected figures, Royal Dutch Shell shares fell more than 3%, in part because of lower than expected production.

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Shell’s $10.6bn profits fuel windfall tax calls

Royal Dutch Shell's third-quarter profits ballooned by 71 per cent to $10.9bn (£6.7bn), the company said yesterday, reigniting outrage that energy companies are cashing in while inflated oil prices punish consumers.

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Whatever happens, the world still needs what Shell provides

Along with the rest of the market, Shell’s share price has nosedived recently. Nevertheless, investors scouting for value in beaten-up blue chips could do worse than take a second look at this FTSE stalwart.

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Exxon, Shell Earnings Jump

Even as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC reported another round of enormous profits Thursday, Shell said it will postpone the expansion of a big energy project, in a sign that plunging crude prices and high costs are raising concerns among executives of the world's largest oil companies.

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Royal Dutch Shell

Now, under Jeroen van der Veer, the stickler for asset efficiency installed in 2004, Royal Dutch Shell has become a metronomic earnings machine, beating consensus forecasts for nine straight quarters.

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Shell Profit Rises 22%, Delays Oil Sands Decision (Update1)

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe's biggest oil company, reported a 22 percent increase in third- quarter profit and said it will delay an investment decision on its Athabasca oil-sands project in Alberta because of costs.

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Higher Oil Prices Lift Shell’s Net

Shell Class B shares closed at £16.70 ($27.70) Wednesday, a drop of almost a quarter from their peak in mid-May as concerns about the global economy have driven down the oil price.

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Shell Q3 profits surge to $10.9 bln

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Thursday third-quarter current cost of supply (CCS) net profit jumped 71 percent to $10.9 billion, boosted by high oil prices and asset sales.

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BP at centre of a huge row yesterday

In response to the barrage of criticism, BP said that over the past three years it had paid more than £5bn in tax in the UK and, if fuel, excise duty and VAT were added, the total rose to almost £21bn.

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Credit Suisse warn Shell’s results on Thursday could be weak, hit by unrest in Nigeria

Meanwhile, Credit Suisse gave a warning that Shell’s results on Thursday could be weak, hit by unrest in Nigeria, and downgraded it to underperform.

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Results for oil giants BP and Shell won’t help their popularity

Expect to see a gush of black, sticky and highly toxic opprobrium to be poured over BP and Royal Dutch Shell this week.

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Shell, BP May Post Higher Profit; Investment Plans Under Review

Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc, Europe's largest oil companies, may say third-quarter earnings rose from a year earlier while falling short of record second- quarter profits, after crude fell 53 percent from its July peak.

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Calls for windfall tax as oil giants make £6 million an hour

Tony Woodley, joint general secretary of the Unite union, described the oil giants' profits as "eye-popping" and "immoral".

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Anger over BP and Royal Dutch Shell profits

The pair will reveal the gains - equivalent to about $77m a day for both companies - just days after Gordon Brown threatened to call in the Office of Fair Trading to investigate fuel pricing if companies did not pass on the recent drop in the oil price to consumers.

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Motorists’ fury as fuel giants Shell and BP make £4m profit every HOUR

By FRANCO CAPALDO and DAN ATKINSON

Last updated at 10:02 PM on 25th October 2008

BP and Royal Dutch Shell will this week report massive third-quarter profits totalling nearly £9 billion, angering motorists who are still paying high prices at the petrol pumps.

BP, Europe’s second-biggest oil company after Shell, is on Tuesday expected to report profits of £4.2 billion for the three months to the end of September – a stunning 130 per cent jump on the same period last year.

Shell is set to report a 48 per cent rise on its third quarter last year to £4.6 billion two days later.  read more

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Chevron’s Net to Set Tone for Industry

The underlying message this quarter from Chevron, Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC and Royal Dutch Shell PLC may well be that they are the corporate equivalent of giant ocean tankers: big, durable and built to withstand oil-price volatility.

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These corporations are robbing from the poor to give to the rich and they know it: robber barons…

She has kicked off with a populist yet idealistic campaign for cheaper fuel, funded by taxing the oil corporations: "Just three companies - BP, Centrica, and Shell - together made £1000 profit every second over the first 6 months of this year. These corporations are robbing from the poor to give to the rich and they know it. And it's about time they learned that in a progressive democracy, there is no place for robber barons."

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Conoco Nets $5.44 Billion In Global Oil Boom

The second-quarter earnings release sounded notes of caution that are likely to be repeated next week when Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC and other large oil companies report: a weak refining environment, rising costs and falling production of crude oil and natural gas.

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Talks to avert Shell drivers strike

The union Unite has warned of industrial action by 500 drivers who supply fuel to Shell garages unless a row over pay is resolved.

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