TNK-BP Nets $9Bln in 2011

TNK-BP said net income jumped 55 percent to a record $9 billion last year on oil price and output gains.

Profit in the fourth quarter increased 12 percent to $2.17 billion from $1.93 billion in the same period a year earlier, the company said Wednesday. Revenue in the last three months of 2011 rose to $15.7 billion from $12.5 billion.

TNK-BP said output of oil and natural gas in the period climbed to 2.04 million barrels a day of oil equivalent from 1.96 million a year earlier, including its share of Slavneft and projects in Vietnam and Venezuela. Net debt stood at $6.74 billion at the end of 2011, up $4.68 billion a year earlier.

(Bloomberg)

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