Schlumberger profit rises on international strength
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, reported a higher quarterly profit on Friday, lifted by its strength outside the volatile North American market and its exposure to the offshore drilling boom.
Third-quarter net income rose 9 percent to $1.42 billion, or $1.07 per share, from $1.30 billion, or 96 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue increased 11 percent to $10.61 billion.
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