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Share Price: 318.80
Bid: 318.10
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Change: 5.70 (1.82%)
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Open: 313.10
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Low: 311.80
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UPDATE: TNK-BP Second Quarter Net Profit Down 8%; Output Grows

(Adds comment, detail.) By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES MOSCOW (Dow Jones)--Anglo-Russian oil producer TNK-BP International said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit fell 8%, but that the company remains on track to boost output as it posted production growth for the e

27 Jul 10 08:42

BP posts record loss, unveils new boss

BP fell into losses in the second quarter as the Gulf of Mexico oil spill took its toll. As expected the oil giant announced the departure of Tony Hayward as chief executive. The firm, which said Hayward will be replaced by fellow executive director Bob Dudley on October 1, took a $32.2bn charge f

27 Jul 10 08:36

MARKET TALK: BP Positions For Tough Times - Hargreaves

0731 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP) is moving aggressively to position itself for the tough times ahead, says Richard Hunter, Head of UK Equities at Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers, while significant challenges remain. "The triple-pronged approach of increased provisions, asset sales and a new CEO should

27 Jul 10 08:31

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: BROKERS COMMENTS

Broker comments in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0731 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP) is moving aggressively to position itself for the tough times ahead, says Richard Hunter, Head o

27 Jul 10 08:31

UPDATE: BP's Prioritizes Restoration Of US Reputation With New CEO

(Adds CEO comment, background.) By James Herron Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC (BP) said Tuesday that Robert Dudley, the executive director who heads the company's oil spill response effort in the Gulf of Mexico, will lead the entire company from October 1 when embattl

27 Jul 10 08:13

BP Chmn: Still Much Work To Do To Make Oil Spill Right

LONDON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC (BP) will change the way it operates and sell up to $30 billion of assets to fund its massive liabilities from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but the company will not be fundamentally changed and will continue to explore for oil in frontiers like deep water, senior company

27 Jul 10 08:00

MARKET TALK: BP Will Only Gradually Rebuild Reputation-Panmure

0653 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP) takes a hefty charge, replaces its CEO and announces a $30B disposal program, doing everything it can to clean the slate following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, says Panmure Gordon analyst Peter Hitchens. Still, it will be a long time before it rebuilds its reputation. A

27 Jul 10 07:53

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: BROKERS COMMENTS

Broker comments in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0653 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP) takes a hefty charge, replaces its CEO and announces a $30B disposal program, doing everything i

27 Jul 10 07:53

MARKET TALK: BP Poised For Positive Outlook With Strategy Shift

0642 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP) changes its management and shifts strategic direction in moves that should lead to "a positive trading outlook for the company in the medium term," says ING analyst Jason Kenney. Sees asset disposal program of $30B over 18 months as indicative of the quality of the compa

27 Jul 10 07:42

UK MARKET TALK ROUNDUP: BROKERS COMMENTS

Broker comments in the UK today. Compiled by Dow Jones Newswires Markets Desk, markets.eu@dowjones.com Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com 0642 GMT [Dow Jones] BP (BP) changes its management and shifts strategic direction in moves that should lead to "a positive t

27 Jul 10 07:42

London pre-open: Early slip expected

Footsie is tipped to open slightly lower. Oil giant BP has confirmed Tony Hayward is to step down as chief executive of the group on October 1 to be succeeded by fellow executive director Bob Dudley. Dudley currently runs the recently-established unit responsible for clean-up operations and compens

27 Jul 10 07:34

TNK-BP 2Q Net Profit Down 8% To $1.16 Bln

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES MOSCOW (Dow Jones)--Russian oil producer TNK-BP International said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit fell 8%, but that the company remains on track to boost output as it posted production growth for the eleventh successive quarter. Th

27 Jul 10 07:27

BP Takes $32.2B Pre-Tax Charge On Gulf Spill;Selling $30B In Assets

LONDON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC (BP) Tuesday said it would take a pre-tax charge of $32.2 billion--including the $20 billion escrow compensation fund previously announced--and sell up to $30 billion in assets over the next 18 months to pay for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. "We expect we will pay the

27 Jul 10 07:18

BP Makes $17B 2Q Net Loss On Gulf Oil Spill Costs

By James Herron Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC (BP) Tuesday posted a $17.15 billion loss for the second quarter as it made provision for $32.2 billion dollars in costs related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP also announced that Chief Executive Tony Hayward will ste

27 Jul 10 07:17

BP posts record loss after $32bn charge

Troubled oil group BP has taken a £$32.2bn charge in respect of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including the $20bn it has already committed to putting in escrow. As a result the company reported a headline replacement cost pre-tax loss of $16.97bn for the second quarter, compared to a profit of $3.1

27 Jul 10 07:06

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