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IOC September quarter net profit slumps 83% at Rs 563.4 crore

Revenue from operations fell 13.2% to Rs 1.32 trillion

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State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Thursday reported a 83 per cent drop in second quarter net profit on the back of slump in refinery margins and inventory losses. Net profit in July-September at Rs 564 crore was 82.6 per cent lower than Rs 3,247 crore net profit in the year-ago period, IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh told reporters here.
"The major reason for the decline in net profit was inventory losses in Q2 as against inventory gain during corresponding quarter of previous year," he said.
The company earned $1.28 on turning every barrel of crude oil into fuel in July-September as compared

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 3:41 PM IST

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