BP Eclipses Shell as Europe’s Top Oil Company
January 13, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ BP Energy has surpassed Dutch Royal Shell as Europe’s number-one oil company in terms of market value for the first time in more than three years.
Stock of BP reached a 20-month high and is looking to edge even higher as the company’s two-year-old turnaround program seems to be bearing fruit. In that time, BP has reversed a decline in output and doubled its cost-savings target. Shell, for its part, is currently taking similar measures to reduce spending and cut jobs.
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