29.10.2008 - BP quarterly profit hits record $10bn
From Guardian: BP was at the centre of a huge row yesterday after unveiling record quarterly profits of $10bn (£6.4bn) - a rise of 148%. Critics rounded on the oil company, accusing it of profiteering and renewing calls for a windfall tax. However, City analysts hailed the results, which were about $2bn higher than expected, arguing they showed the impact of operational improvements within BP as well as a higher oil price..... Full Article: Source