* Q2 loss $0.03/shr vs est loss $0.01/shr
* Revenue from cont ops flat at $6 mln
Aug 10 (Reuters) - Canadian heavy oil producer Ivanhoe Energy Inc IE.TO IVAN.O reported a wider-than-expected quarterly loss, hurt by higher general and administrative expenses.
For the second quarter, the company posted a net loss of $10.2 million, or 3 cents a share, compared with $11.4 million, or 4 cents a share, a year ago.
Revenue from continuing operations was flat at $6 million.
Analysts on average were expecting the company to post a loss of 1 cent a share, on revenue of $7.8 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
General and administrative expenses were $5.5 million in the quarter, up from $3.8 million last year.
Shares of the company closed at C$1.96 Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Isheeta Sanghi in Bangalore; Editing by Don Sebastian) ((email@example.com; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780; outside U.S. +91 80 4135 5800; Reuters Messaging: firstname.lastname@example.org))