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Big Oil makes biggest cost cuts in a generation to protect dividends

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OIL companies are making the largest cost cuts in a generation to reassure investors. They're risking their own future growth.

From Chevron Corp to Royal Dutch Shell plc, producers are firing thousands of workers and cancelling investments to defend their dividends. Cutbacks