ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Quarters

$ million

 

Half year

Q2 2017

Q1 2017

Q2 2016

%1

 

Definition

2017

2016

%

6,766

4,720

6,284

 

Capital investment2

C

11,486

65,259

 

9,472

29

1,002

 

Divestments

D

9,501

1,487

 

3,495

3,752

3,508

-

Total production available for sale (thousand boe/d)

 

3,622

3,584

+1

45.62

48.36

39.31

+16

Global liquids realised price ($)

 

47.02

34.20

+37

4.22

4.29

3.21

+31

Global natural gas realised price ($)

 

4.26

3.56

+20

9,548

9,282

11,546

-17

Operating expenses

G

18,830

21,660

-13

9,339

9,181

9,790

-5

Underlying operating expenses

G

18,520

19,253

-4

4.0%

4.0%

-1.4%

 

ROACE (reported income basis)

E

4.0%

-1.4%

 

4.2%

3.3%

2.5%

 

ROACE (CCS basis excluding identified items)

E

4.2%

2.5%

 

25.3%

27.2%

28.1%

 

Gearing

F

25.3%

28.1%

 

1.         Q2 on Q2 change

2.         Half year 2016 included $52,904 million related to the acquisition of BG Group plc.