Producers, refiners report mixed first-quarter results

Marilyn Radler Senior Editor-Economics Laura Bell Statistics Editor High oil prices boosted the earnings of operators with strong liquids production during this year's first quarter, but low natural gas prices continued to weigh down results. Meanwhile, refiners reported various results depending on the location of their refineries, as those in the US Midwest benefited from lower crude costs than those on the East and West coasts. A sample of 63 oil and gas producers and refiners posted a collective climb in first-quarter earnings of 4% and a 10% increase in revenues compared with first-quarter 2011. Meanwhile, a group of 16 Canadian-based producers and pipeline operators reported a com...

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