BP Sees Record Quarterly Profit

BP sees record-high quarterly profit after oil and gas prices ratchet up.

The energy giant saw underlying profits hit 8 point 45 billion dollars between April and June – more than triple the amount it made in the same period last year.

The oil company recorded its highest profit for the first time in 14 years.

This comes against the backdrop of increasing energy bills for householders.

The bumper profits have prompted calls for the UK government to tax firms further to help families with rising bills.

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