LONDON, July 30- Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 37 percent drop in second quarter profits and said it would cut 6,500 jobs this year and reduce spending further to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices. The Anglo-Dutch oil and gas company also said it was planning more asset disposals alongside its proposed $70 billion acquisition of BG Group,...» Read More
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