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      May 20, 2016

      Oil Search to buy InterOil for $2.2bn

      Shares in Oil Search have fallen in early trade after the Australian company announced it would acquire US-listed...

    2. April 29, 2016

      Chinese lend $12bn for gas plant in Russian Arctic

      Two Chinese state banks have agreed to lend more than $12bn to develop a liquefied natural gas plant in the Russian...

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    1. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Aussie miners jump as iron ore hits 10-month high

      Australia’s iron ore miners are leading the market higher in morning trade after the price of the steel-making...

    2. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Mitsubishi suffers $3.8bn loss on weak commodity prices

      Things are going haywire for Japanese trading houses this week. Following in the footsteps of Mitsui & Co, Mitsubishi...

    3. March 23, 2016

      Woodside: it was just a FLNG

      Woodside Petroleum has accepted the inevitable. Now for the tricky matter of what comes next. On Wednesday, the...

    4. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      Mitsui to book $2.3bn writedown on commodity price revisions

      It hasn’t been a great day for Mitsui & Co. as the Japanese trading house issued a profit downgrade owing to weak...

    5. March 23, 2016

      Woodside shelves $40bn Browse LNG project

      Woodside Petroleum on Wednesday disclosed it had shelved plans to develop the US$40bn Browse liquefied natural gas...

    6. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      Woodside puts Browse LNG project on ice

      Woodside Petroleum has indefinitely postponed plans to develop the Browse liquefied natural gas project, the latest...

    7. March 7, 2016

      S&P 500 extends winning run to fifth day

      Monday 21:00 GMT. The S&P 500 extended its run of gains to a fifth session, the longest winning streak since October,...

    8. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Energy stocks rally on Monday

      Energy stocks in Australia and Japan were the big gainers in the region on Monday morning, despite Moody’s sounding a...

    9. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Woodside Petroleum flags $1.2bn impairment

      Australian oil & gas producer Woodside Petroleum has flagged write-downs of up to $1.2bn after cutting its estimates...

    10. Fast FT

      January 7, 2016

      Noble leads drop among commodity stocks on China, oil woe

      Commodity stocks are copping a drubbing on Thursday, as volatility in Chinese shares prompts investors to reappraise...

    11. December 8, 2015

      Woodside drops A$11.6bn Oil Search bid

      Woodside Petroleum has walked away from an A$11.6bn (US$8.4bn) bid for smaller rival Oil Search as the price of oil...

    12. October 22, 2015

      Santos rejects A$7.1bn bid from royal investment group

      Santos, the struggling Australian oil and gas producer, has rejected a A$7.1bn (US$5.1bn) takeover offer from an...

    13. September 22, 2015

      Stocks slide amid global growth concerns

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Renewed uncertainty about the outlooks for global growth and US monetary policy made for a...

    14. September 14, 2015

      Wall St soft amid caution ahead of Fed

      Monday 21:00 BST. Global markets started the week on an extremely cautious note as lingering uncertainty about this...

    15. September 14, 2015

      Oil Search rejects A$11.6bn Woodside bid

      Oil Search has rejected an A$11.6bn (US$8.2bn) takeover bid by its Australian rival Woodside, saying that the proposal...

    16. September 8, 2015

      US and Europe stocks shrug off China data

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. US stocks staged a strong rally as Wall Street reopened after the Labor Day holiday, and their...

    17. September 8, 2015

      Woodside / Oil Search: it’s a gas

      With prices languishing near six-year lows, one might think it a good time to buy energy assets. The problem for a...

    18. September 8, 2015

      Woodside makes A$11.6bn Oil Search approach

      Woodside Petroleum has made a A$11.6bn bid (US$8.1bn) for Oil Search as the steep slide in oil prices kick-starts...

    19. August 3, 2015

      Commodity prices fall hits capital expenditure

      A fall in commodity prices is shrinking global corporate spending, with capital expenditure predicted to fall this year...

    20. July 26, 2015

      Oil groups have shelved $200bn in new projects as low prices bite

      The world’s big energy groups have shelved $200bn of spending on new projects in an urgent round of cost-cutting aimed...

    21. January 23, 2015

      Commodities rout roils Australia Inc

      Iron ore miner Arrium has become the latest Australian illustration of the widening fallout from a plunge in global...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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