At No. 4 ConocoPhillips Continues to Impress
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ConocoPhillips continues to reward shareholders since spinning off Phillips 66 into an enormously successful refining and chemicals business last year. The new independent E&P company is earmarking 75% of capital expenditures to develop high return on investment plays, particularly shale plays in the United States. Besides possessing an incredible portfolio of oil assets, Conoco pays a strong dividend, and with production and margin growth, shareholders can continue to load up on this stable oil producer.
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