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BP has reported a healthy profit in the three months to March, this was helped by an increase in oil prices.
The $1.4bn (£1.1bn) profit, on the replacement cost measure can be compared with a $485m loss a year earlier.
As well as this oil prices have been on the increase by around 35 per cent in the first three months of 2017, compared with a year earlier.
This aided BP’s revenue from its core oil and gas production division.
BP chief executive Bob Dudley said: “Our year has started well.”
He also added: “BP is focused on the disciplined delivery of our plans. First quarter earnings and cash flow were robust.”
BP’s underlying replacement cost profit, this is the firms preferred measure, was $1.5bn compared with $532m a year ago.
Its operating cash flow managed to rise to $4.4bn from $3bn a year earlier.
As well as this oil and gas production was reported to be five per cent higher than the same period in 2016.
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