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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Profit stumble adds to pressure on Exxon chief

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The world's largest publicly traded oil firm suffered a rare miss. The main culprit was refining, where quarterly earnings can be capricious. But at a time when Exxon is struggling to win over investors on its beefy bet on natural gas, Rex Tillerson can ill afford such slips.

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