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The global crash in crude prices is reverberating through the oil and gas industry, pressuring producers to curtail investment to protect profits and avoid cuts to dividend payments. The world's largest oil companies have rarely spent so much for so little reward. With oil approaching a four-year low, producers will be even more cautious about sanctioning investment, chairman Olivier Appert said …