Western Refining profit dragged down by higher crude costs
Aug 1 (Reuters) - U.S. oil refiner Western Refining Inc reported a 37 percent fall in second-quarter net profit as high crude costs weighed on refining margins.
Net profit fell to $149.3 million, or $1.46 per diluted share, from $238.5 million, or $2.19 per share, a year earlier.
Sales fell nearly 2 percent to $2.43 billion.
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