Global 500 rank: 3 (Previous rank: 3)
Profits (millions): 25,442
Change from 2005: 0.5%
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After profit growth of 39.2% in 2005, Shell opted to increase its capital spending by 40% last year, expanding its fields in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico, exploring tar sands in Canada, and building a new deep-water drill off the coast of Brazil. Overall profits grew just 0.5% in 2006.
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