One of the world's largest oilfield services companies Schlumberger recorded a net profit of $430 million in the second quarter compared to a loss of $74 million a year earlier. Adjusted earnings were 43 cents per share, compared to 35 cents per share for the same period last year. The indicator exceeded the forecasts of the experts who had expected it at the level of 42 cents per share. Revenue increased by 11% to 8 billion 303 million dollars. Analysts had expected the figure at 8 billion 360 million dollars. Revenue from operations increased in North America by 43%, in Europe, in Africa and CIS states - by 2%, in the Middle East - by 1%. In Latin America, the indicator fell by 12%.
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