Signing off: BP, Shell and Total all suffered recoord write-downs due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic Photo: Photos AP/AFP/SCANPIX

European oil majors record big write-downs

But results at Shell, BP and Total are cushioned by trading operations, unlike US rivals Chevron and ExxonMobil

6 August 2020 22:00 GMT Updated  6 August 2020 22:00 GMT
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