Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) announces second quarter earnings of $1.2 billion and adjusted earnings of $1.4 billion. This compares with earnings and adjusted earnings of $1.0 billion in the second quarter of 2011. In addition, Phillips 66’s Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of up to $1.0 billion of the company’s outstanding common shares.
“We’re off to a solid start, running well in a positive margin environment,” said Greg Garland, chairman and chief executive officer. “The location of our domestic refining, midstream and chemicals facilities enabled us to access advantaged feedstocks, creating strong earnings and cash flow. The announcement of our share repurchase plan is evidence of our commitment to strong and growing shareholder distributions.”
As previously announced, Phillips 66’s Board of Directors has declared a $0.20 per share dividend, which is payable in the third quarter.
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