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EPA approves Gorgon expansion PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 March 2015 15:56

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WA’s environmental regulator has thrown its support behind plans by US oil and gas giant Chevron for a multibillion-dollar expansion of its massive Gorgon LNG project.

 
Hedland ore exports surge PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 March 2015 15:54

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Iron ore exports at Australia's largest bulk commodity port have increased 28 per cent on a year ago as the nation's biggest iron ore miners increase volumes.

 
Rio cuts first 100 of 800 jobs PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:02

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The relentless cost drive dominating the iron ore industry entered its latest downward spiral yesterday, with the first 100 of an expected 800 Rio Tinto workers laid off across some of the giant's biggest minesites.

 
Woodside nod for Apache buy PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:55

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Woodside Petroleum's proposed US$3.75 ($4.8) billion acquisition of a portfolio of Apache assets cleared a key hurdle this morning when it won approval from Australia's competition regulator.

 
BHP, Rio losses drag market lower PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:48

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The local bourse has opened in the red following losses from market heavyweights BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

 
Fortescue refinances debt PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 March 2015 09:43

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Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group is looking to refinance US$2.5 ($3.20) billion of its debt.

 
Golden rocks worth $5b to WA PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:27

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Three tiny rocky outcrops discovered 300km off Western Australia's north-west coast have become the world's most valuable real estate, worth at least $5 billion to state coffers in gas royalties.

 
Public holiday creditors $150m PDF Print E-mail
THE WEST AUSTRALIAN   
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:24

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A legal technicality and Western Australia's Labour Day public holiday has left the receivers and creditors of Griffin Energy facing a $150 million shortfall on the sale of its Collie coal business to Lanco Infratech four years ago.

 
Macmahon axes 50 jobs PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:20

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Macmahon Holdings has laid off another 50 workers under measures to restructure the business in the wake of losing its biggest contract.

 
LNG to seek US listing PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:16

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Liquefied Natural Gas Limited has signalled its intention to seek dual listing in the US once it begins construction on its Magnolia LNG project in Louisiana.

 
Australia urged to stockpile oil PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 March 2015 17:21

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The world's peak energy security body is urging Australia to build a massive system of underground oil tanks to insulate itself against the increasing risks of a disruption to supplies.

 
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