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Shares of InterOil Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry (IOC, LUKOY, XOM, CVX, OXY)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

InterOil ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 7.3%. Lukoil OAO is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 13.6%. Exxon Mobil ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 16.2%.

Chevron follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 18.7%, and Occidental Petroleum rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 21.8%.

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Ticker(s): LUKOY XOM CVX OXY