Consolidated income statement

for the year ended 31 December 2007

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US$ million Note Before special items and remeasure-
ments 2007
Special items and remeasure-
ments (note 7) 2007
2007 Before special items and remeasurements 2006(1) Special items
and remeasure-
ments (note 7) 2006(1)
2006(1)
Group revenue 2 25,470 25,470 24,991 24,991
Total operating costs (16,952) (246) (17,198) (16,943) (406) (17,349)
Operating profit from subsidiaries and joint ventures 2,4 8,518 (246) 8,272 8,048 (406) 7,642
Net profit on disposals 7 460 460 265 265
Share of net income from associates 2,17 640 (443) 197 463 144 607
Total profit from operations and associates 2 9,158 (229) 8,929 8,511 3 8,514
Investment income   684 58 742 559 50 609
Interest expense   (821) (29) (850) (669) (11) (680)
Net finance costs 8 (137) 29 (108) (110) 39 (71)
Profit before tax   9,021 (200) 8,821 8,401 42 8,443
Income tax (expense)/income 10 (2,676) (17) (2,693) (2,598) 80 (2,518)
Profit for the financial year – continuing operations 6,345 (217) 6,128 5,803 122 5,925
Profit for the financial year – discontinued operations 33 318 1,726 2,044 593 404 997
Profit for the financial year – total Group 6,663 1,509 8,172 6,396 526 6,922
Attributable to (continuing operations):              
Minority interests   868 (34) 834 784 (8) 776
Equity shareholders of the Company 3 5,477 (183) 5,294 5,019 130 5,149
Attributable to (discontinued operations):              
Minority interests   34 34 141 (181) (40)
Equity shareholders of the Company 3 284 1,726 2,010 452 585 1,037
Attributable to (total Group):              
Minority interests   902 (34) 868 925 (189) 736
Equity shareholders of the Company 3 5,761 1,543 7,304 5,471 715 6,186
               
Earnings per share (US$)              
Basic – continuing operations 12     4.04     3.51
Basic – discontinued operations 12 1.54 0.70
Basic – total Group 12     5.58     4.21
Diluted – continuing operations 12     3.99     3.43
Diluted – discontinued operations 12 1.51 0.69
Diluted – total Group 12     5.50     4.12
               
Dividends              
Proposed ordinary dividend per share (US cents) 11     86     75
Proposed ordinary dividend (US$ million) 11     1,031     1,107
Ordinary dividends paid during the year per share
(US cents)
11     113     95
Ordinary dividends paid during the year (US$ million) 11     1,527     1,391
Dividend in specie 11     3,718    
Special dividends paid during the year per share (US cents) 11         100
Special dividends paid during the year (US$ million) 11 1,448

(1) Comparatives have been adjusted to reclassify amounts relating to discontinued operations.

Underlying earnings and underlying earnings per share are set out in note 12.