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    1. December 15, 2014

      Plunging oil prices weigh on US stocks

      Apache, a $21bn US oil and gas company, sold its stakes in a liquefied natural gas project in Canada and another in...

    2. November 16, 2014

      Regulatory risk fears halt Israel offshore gas drills

      Exploration of Israel’s large offshore natural gas reserves, touted as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the country and...

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    1. November 11, 2014

      Temasek and Richard Ong’s RRJ invest in Cheniere bonds

      Temasek, Singapore’s state investment company, has joined forces with Malaysian dealmaker Richard Ong for a second time this...

    2. August 1, 2014

      Woodside Petroleum shareholders reject A$2.7bn buyback

      Woodside Petroleum shareholders have rejected one of Australia’s longest planned corporate divorces by voting down a A$2.7bn...

    3. June 17, 2014

      Shell to raise $5bn with Woodside stake sale

      Royal Dutch Shell is to raise $5bn from the sale of a 19 per cent stake in Australian energy company Woodside Petroleum,...

    4. May 25, 2014

      Woodside: gardening leave

      Woodside Petroleum, Australia’s largest oil and gas company, has a butterfly logo on its website. How fitting. The company...

    5. May 21, 2014

      Woodside backs out of $2.7bn Israel gas project

      Australia’s Woodside Petroleum has pulled out of a $2.7bn deal to buy 25 per cent of Israel’s offshore Leviathan gasfield...

    6. April 9, 2014

      Revenues fail to materialise as energy explorers in Mauritania keep looking

      Not long after oil was first discovered in Mauritania 13 years ago, the government set up an official overseas fund to...

    7. March 6, 2014

      Big oil counts the cost of tapping new discoveries

      Age of oil “One hundred dollars per barrel is becoming the new $20, in our business.” With that pithy analysis, John Watson,...

    8. August 21, 2013

      Woodside Petroleum: dividend fashion

      It takes a brave boss to cling on to cash just now. From resources giants to Apple, companies are returning funds through...

    9. May 22, 2013

      Australia outlines impact of resources pullback

      Australian resource projects worth A$150bn ($146bn) have been cancelled or delayed over the past year as companies have...

    10. May 17, 2013

      Profit warnings hit Australia’s resources sector

      The tough conditions facing companies operating in the resources sector have been highlighted by a profits alert from one of...

    11. May 3, 2013

      Macquarie posts first rise in annual profits in three years

      Macquarie Group has recorded an increase in annual profits for the first time in three years and announced a big dividend...

    12. April 14, 2013

      Australian LNG: not so shore

      Four years, more than four million hours worked and . . . back to the drawing board. Woodside Petroleum’s rethink of its...

    13. April 12, 2013

      Equities dip as bullish mood fades

      Friday 21:00 BST. Global equities ended the week on a softer note as a wave of bullishness that had driven the S&P 500 to...

    14. April 12, 2013

      Woodside to rethink $45bn gas proposal

      Woodside Petroleum, Australia’s biggest oil and gas company by market value, is to examine other development concepts for...

    15. April 11, 2013

      Myanmar to reconsider energy contracts

      Myanmar has opened a long-awaited auction for 30 offshore oil and gas exploration blocks in its latest effort to attract...

    16. April 11, 2013

      Noble urges Israel to set gas policy

      Noble Energy said it was considering piping natural gas from Israel’s big offshore fields to Jordan or Turkey, but urged...

    17. March 15, 2013

      Stocks at cyclical highs on US optimism

      Friday 20:15 GMT. Global stocks ended the week sitting at cyclical highs as Wall Street stood just shy of record levels,...

    18. December 12, 2012

      PetroChina buys into Australia LNG project

      State-owned oil producer PetroChina has agreed to pay $1.6bn for a 10 per cent stake in a major offshore Australian natural...

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      December 4, 2012

      New York headlines

      * Audit firms face SEC China crackdown * Sberbank calls on Central Cank to boost liquidity * BNY Mellon joins Argentina spat...

    20. December 3, 2012

      Woodside snaps up Leviathan stake

      Woodside Petroleum has moved to diversify away from Australia with a $1.25bn deal for a stake in the giant Leviathan field,...

    21. November 15, 2012

      Forget the Silk Road, hit the M3

      Emerging markets investors certainly love their acronyms. First came the Brics, courtesy of Jim O’Neil at Goldman Sachs....

    22. October 8, 2012

      Natural gas: Clouds fog hopes of global export boost

      Japan’s decision last month to phase out nuclear power will boost its renewables industry, but in the short term the main...

    23. September 11, 2012

      Asian indices ease ahead of Fed

      Asian shares tracked Wall Street lower on Tuesday as caution crept in ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting and German...

    24. August 22, 2012

      Woodside puts Pluto expansion on hold

      Woodside Petroleum, Australia’s biggest oil and gas company by market value, has put plans to expand its flagship A$15bn...

    25. August 22, 2012

      Resource stocks undermine Hang Seng

      Asian stocks indices were lower on Wednesday, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng falling on continuing weakness for resource stocks,...

    26. July 19, 2012

      Tech boost for Asian equity markets

      Asian stocks made strong progress on Thursday, boosted by overnight gains on Wall Street thanks to robust earnings from...

    27. July 11, 2012

      Wen call boosts Chinese infrastructure

      Asian stocks were held in check as concerns that the global economic slowdown will dent corporate earnings weighed on...

    28. July 9, 2012

      China data help shares end losing streak

      Friday 21.30 BST. Stocks ended a seven-day slump as China’s latest growth data came in-line with expectations, helping to...

    29. June 5, 2012

      Asian shares rally on central bank action

      Asian shares rebounded after suffering big losses in the previous session, regaining some poise as investors focused on...

    30. May 17, 2012

      Asian stocks steady as sentiment improves

      Asian stocks steadied after Wednesday’s heavy sell-off as investors remained cautious amid concerns about Greece’s debt...

    31. FT Alphaville

      May 15, 2012

      An LNG headache, caused by an unconventional gas headache

      Australia, we’ve heard a lot lately, is set to overtake Qatar as the world’s biggest LNG producer by about 2020. The first...

    32. May 9, 2012

      Asian stocks dip over Greece doubts

      Asian shares were under pressure amid questions about Greece’s future within the eurozone as the country struggled to form a...

    33. May 4, 2012

      Letter from Lex: Hype and hyperbole

      Had enough of the hype surrounding the Facebook flotation? Lex looks behind the cultural phenomenon of the social networking...

    34. May 4, 2012

      Resource stocks drive Asia lower

      Resources and exporter stocks led Asian markets lower with the mood tilting towards the risk averse after soft US service...

    35. May 2, 2012

      LNG: burning need

      Australia can breathe a sigh of relief. As Japan prepares for its post-nuclear energy era its appetite for Australian...

    36. May 1, 2012

      Sharp leads drop for Nikkei’s exporters

      Shares in Sharp Corp tumbled to a 33-year low on Tuesday as investors continued to sell out of the television maker. “Sharp...

    37. May 1, 2012

      Woodside sells LNG stake for $2bn

      Woodside, the Perth-based oil and gas company, plans to sell a stake in its Browse natural gas project to Mitsui and...

    38. April 10, 2012

      Australian shipment to mark LNG milestone

      After more than a year of delays, the first shipment of liquified natural gas will leave Woodside’s A$14.9bn (US$15.1bn)...

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