Schlumberger profit from cont ops jumps 33 pct

April 17 Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:20am EDT

April 17 (Reuters) - Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, reported nearly 33 percent rise in quarterly profit from continued operations.

Net income from continuing operations rose to $1.59 billion, or $1.21 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.20 billion, or 90 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose about 6 percent to $11.24 billion. (Reporting by Arnab Sen in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)

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