More on Shell (RDS.A) Q3: net profit +2.3% to $7.14B, helped by higher earnings from LNG ops but...

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More on Shell (RDS.A) Q3: net profit +2.3% to $7.14B, helped by higher earnings from LNG ops but hurt by a writedown of US shale gas assets. Underlying profit -6.3% to $6.56B, beating consensus of $6.3B, but suffering from lower oil and gas prices, and falling chemicals margins. Output -1% to 2.98M bpd of oil equivalent. Ups dividend by $0.01 to $0.43 a share.