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Oil industry profits, complaints revive tax cut debate rates.An industry analyst on questioned ConocoPhillips executives about that issue last week following the earnings announcement, noting the high profits "even with the penalty of the new tax regime in Alaska."Jeffrey Sheets, Conoco's...
Carnival sees ticket prices, profits rise

...declining consumer confidence may be delaying travel decisions, they said.One troubling item in Tuesday's earnings announcement was that Carnival was seeing less spending onboard ships and on tours, even as travelers were spending more on...
ConocoPhillips' Alaska profits spurring new debate

...of cash back to companies for currently highly economic activities," he said.ConocoPhillips' first quarter earnings announcement includes information about the challenge that goal is facing. The company said it would invest $4.2 billion...
ConocoPhillips produces strong Alaska profits

...this year, including $551 million in the last quarter, the company announced Wednesday.The company used the earnings announcement as example of why Alaska should lower its taxes, while an Alaska legislator said that proved there was no need...
BP reports losses in Alaska, elsewhere

...and PB specifically, said Bob Dudley, BP group chief executive, in a statement accompanying the company's earnings announcement.BP's stock fell 4.6 percent on the news Tuesday, to $39.90 a share.Among other write-downs elsewhere...
Producers report big, but declining, oil profits

...Coast was $76.31 during the quarter. Thursday, it ended the day at $92.04 a barrel. Thursday morning's earnings announcement from Exxon was particularly interesting, he said. French said his calculations showed the company was making...
BP looks to restore reputation

...Inglis, a veteran of the company's upstream business, will take Hayward's job. But analysts said Tuesday's earnings announcement will need to show the company is taking further steps. "BP's management must step up to the plate. We believe...


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